Started by Immortan Jonesy, Mar 29, 2022, 12:36:34 AM
Quote from: SiL on Mar 29, 2022, 12:41:24 AMDan O'Bannon said yes.
Quote from: The Necronoir on Apr 09, 2022, 11:02:39 AMAt its most basic level, they already are 'civilised', in the sense that they defer their individual needs for the betterment of their hive society. Like ants and termites, they delegate tasks, build structures, and used other organisms for their own benefit as well.When you start bringing notions of 'sophisticated culture' into the equation, you start buying into the colonial era idea of 'civilised' peoples, which was little more than a way to claim superiority and justify brutality. In that respect, Ripley was right to compare them favourably to people like Burke...
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