Opinion: Buia appears to behold democracy as its intentionality infers

I loved studying the fall of the Roman Empire

The question asked was: Which community was more successful, Buia or Florence?

My critique:

The birth of democracy was to be ‘of the people for the people.’ Although the birth of Athenian democracy retains connotations of elitism and slavery, its intention was born of a desire for an equilibrium for all peoples, and for this they were declared ‘responsible and guilty,’ and to be ‘punished as Justice demands.’

As Buia’s democratic practices evolved, their communal existence became exceptional as Buia’s residents exercised their rights as ‘a group of individuals who together, created a community and reinforced the custom of mateship/relyship (Reciprocity).

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Reciprocity: is made up of a series of acts each of which is short run altruistic (benefiting others at a cost to the Altruist), but which together typically makes every participant better off.

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Successful communities are born through reciprocity, ie: mateship and/or the barter system. Communities attain equilibrium through the coalescence of different class structures, whether they be peasantry, wealthy, educated etc… without all classes, their cannot be societies, even today.

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In one of our lectures, the lecturer refers to the societies of the times and their requirement for slaves (a forced peasantry, encapsulated member of the ‘slave class.’). Our lecturer states that a christian could not have a christian, become a slave for them, therefore slaves were to be shipped in from foreign lands and this is what makes up successful communities.

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Think about all the menial disgusting jobs that ‘someone’ had/has to do, jobs such as silage workers, road kill workers. A class of human ‘must’ perform these duties so that other classes can get through their day, performing other duties, so that other classes of people can function in a manner to which they have become accustom.

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Do people stop and think in the 21st century, about which class of human decides where their food comes from? What class of human created a concoction of chemicals that was shipped of by wharfys (another class of human), to the farmer (another class of human), who was supplied their genetically modified seeds, possibly by the same class of human who created the chemicals which were shipped off to the farmer to be planted and fertilised with the chemicals to create crops in a shorter time frame, that went into the plant, which inturn creates(d) an opportunity for another class of human, who reaps what has been sown, and passes their crop onto another class of human who creates a bowl (created by another class of human) of ‘wheaties?’

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The milk favoured (by another class of human), for your enjoyment, with possible tuberculosis, which can be passed to humans via the lack of a pasteurization process, if another class of human does not perform their duties accurately, and of course lets go those few steps further and genetically modify our ‘edible’ vegetation, cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens (meat) etc… by another class of human, and the ultimate class of human would be the one who is able to forgo all the above classes and simply clone what is required.

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Just my opinion lol and stream of consciousness.

Something to leave you with 🙂

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Karen

(Tomorrow I will begin to share some more thoughts about ancient Rome and the fall of the Roman Republic – it is really exciting stuff)

Its a Pagan Xmas

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As fascinating as conversations concerning religion are, most people fail to recognise that today, most Westernised cultures are religion based. Even though most christian/western religions are the result of provocative infiltration and thievery of Pagan religions of the past, although only those which already maintained large congregations of worship. Once the pagan rituals had been assimilated into western cultural christain practices, the pagan religion and all that remained in their worship, were slaughtered. Although commercialised (monetary) today, Christmas is a result of the commercialisation of past Pagan rituals into westernised religions.

December 25th is not the true birth date of Christ. This day was chosen to coincide with pagan, mid-winter festivals in order to unify pagan and Catholic worship celebrations within the Roman Empire. The Roman Empire encompassed a vast territory encircling the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from Europe, to Asia Minor, to the Middle East, and Africa. The mystery religions of the Near East, India, and Egypt had been spread to Europe by the Roman legions. The Norse, Teutonic, and Celtic beliefs had spread eastward via the same means. The various religious-pagan festivals were observed throughout the Empire at the same time.

Roman Catholics blasphemously believe the above piece of bread, placed in a sun, is God and should be worshipped and adored. The X-mas is celebrated on Dec 25th, the same celebration date of Baal the sun-god.

What I am really getting at is this: as much as some in western cultures would like to proclaim their disconnection from religious dogma, they still practice religion in the idealised creation of; Christmas, Easter etc… with some non-Christians going so far as to only eating fish on good Friday…

By David C. Pack. Why do people think that Christmas is wonderful? Most never reflect on why they believe what they believe or do what they do. We live in a world filled with customs, but few ever seek to understand their origin.

Even today’s computerised dictionaries and spell checks try to force my hand and make me capitalise when using the word ‘christian,’ does this give the pilfered rites and rituals of those Pagans of old, adopted by western religions more solemnity?

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I wonder….

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Karen