Re: FW: Property [was Re: The Education Function]

Samael (
Mon, 21 Dec 1998 09:27:57 -0000

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Regardless which direction they're imposed, I claim that imposing anything
>on anyone by force is simply uncivilized behavior, whether it's displayed
>by a schoolyard bully or endemic in the population at large. To the extent
>any culture - including ours - embraces the idea that coercion is
>defensible behavior, it has no claim to be a civilized culture. Cultural
>relativism is beside the point.

So you'd discount what most people mean by civilised (just did a quick check and found that the most common definition runs to "Technologically advanced and rationally ordered"). And remove all possible candidates for civilisation (there being none that fit your criteria).