If Thanatos is negative — if a civilisation creates more death, despair, ruin than life — then a civilisation is too destructive to survive. If it’s positive, on the other hand — if a civilisation creates more life, happiness, and possibili…
As a person of colour, whose ancestors suffered from the greed-based invasions of the psychopathic, elite English, I am very uncomfortable with you saying thoroughout your article, 'we', 'our' civilisation.
Why don't you say the Anglo-American Empire and it's European/White supremacist cousins, occupying Autralia, Canada, etc.? These are the genocidal and ecocidal peoples, with their corporations given personhood status, who have designated themselves as 'advanced', and the rest of the world as 'developing' or 'under-developed'.
As a person of South Asian heritage yourself, you have written about your sufferings in White America, yet you seem to identify with the torturing bullies that you have elsewhere, exposed as having caused you great harm when you were growing up in the bosom of White America.