The Transformational Relationship between Simulated-Proximity & Material-Distality
The simulation of human conflict on social media is contributing to the further erosion and fragmentation of cohesive culture and sustainable civilization. This simulation is not the human conflict, in the traditional sense, which has developed over thousands of years around physical proximity, or distality, and material aggression.
Human conflict in the past has been based on the fundamental tribal fault lines found in varying levels throughout culture and individual lineages. The survivability of the human individual was a structural part of the material success of such tribal and lineage systems. The more distality which existed between large groups ensured a reduced material threat and increased survivability.
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