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<But, the article that started this conversation is about what is
> now to hundreds or thousands of societies and cultures. And some
> significant number of those cases -- I really don't know how many --
> coercion (economic, political) and violence. What I find disturbing about
> this conversation is people's willingness to think of this as an
> and natural process that has little impact on people's lives.>
Yeah, I guess it's because few of us on the list (I assume) are
directly being affected by such changes, and thus a bit of insensitivity
emerges in comments, mine included. Impersonal, natural I dunno...
inevitable perhaps? (or maybe that's an even more dangerous view to hold?).
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