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Originally posted by AthlonSavage
Who who controls the love will control the war.
Originally posted by NoRegretsEver
In most cases throughout history war hasnt been down to a simple,straightforward necessity to survive (Incas vs Conquistadors may be an exception from an Inca perspective).
Im sorry if I misunderstood as well. War has always been straight forward, and a necessity to survive, we just have to think about those that caus them, and what their intent is, most people as a society fail to look into it.
We have been taught since the very beginning that the winners choose fate, and we live for that in a sense. If every story told us that there were winner and loser, and it was 50/50 people would less likely choose war.
Btw not trying to be difficult I am enjoying the discussion.
perhaps in it's evolution war helps us understand the significance of peace
Originally posted by DocHolidaze
reply to post by purplemer
before government, tribes went to war and these are tribes of completely free people so ur point is moot
war ever since two tribes wanted a certain piece of land which has been happening since the first tribes were formed.
War: A primary patriarchal contribution to culture, almost entirely absent from the matriarchal societies of the Neolithic and early Bronze Ages
But later, cultures developed that devoted themselves to the arts of war. Wave after wave of Indo-European invasions swept over Europe from the Bronze Age on. Warrior Gods drove the Goddess peoples out from the fertile lowlands and fine temples...
The mythological cycle of Goddess and Consort, Mother and Divine child, which had held sway for 30 thousand years, was changed to conform to the values of the conquering patriarchies
Matrifocal pre-Minoan Crete, for example was a society with great multi-storeyed palaces, villas, farmsteads and harbours, with advanced transportation. This was a society where the feminine image was vastly preponderant.
Archaeologists are also struck by the marked absence of signs of warfare, in sharp contradistinction to all comparable societies in which the male image predominated. Also striking is the fact that when, at a later period, male images begin to dominate, fortifications and weapons of death and warfare appear at the same time.
even insect colonies go to war, heres an example of one army forming up to destroy another army and it happens because its in there nature just like its in ours.