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to quote Ursula K. Le Guin:

We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.

Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begins in art, and very often in our art, the art of words.

see also: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ursula_K

original source: pod.geraspora.de/posts/1216232

@ende_gelaende I just made that up some time back someone said start a rumour against someone but who knows maybe she did you wanna be careful with kids science phantasy writers

@unsuspicious @ende_gelaende I'd only heard of leGuin by name. According to wiki she was heavily influenced by her Anthropologist Dad who thought of a Eurasian model for the West missed out on africa but still enlightened and she influenced a Transgender artists. Looks like heavy stuff I got plenty of time but clogged up with other reading. Thanks for the reference

@DesCoutinho @ende_gelaende I didn't know about her anthropologist dad, but interesting to know!

@unsuspicious They weren't so bound as say Classicists, Egyptologists, Cuneiform studies. But there is still very little evidence for the ancient world's african civilizations aside from Egypt. But usually the ancient world academic disciplines are more compartmentalized. Can't find an actual reference I can look up for his works mind. But that's wiki for ya. @ende_gelaende

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