4 thoughts on “From Quora just now”

  1. I suspect Google translate.

    I wonder what the actual meaning is. “Civilly” might mean “legally.” “Part” might mean “half.”

  2. My best guess at a translation into English (well, Academic) would be something like:

    The history of human societies so far has been finding increasingly subtle and effective forms of domination. The next stage of human existence obviously has to mean overcoming domination as a basic principle, but how / when is that going to happen?

  3. Well, Craig, that’s a lot more understandable, but I’m not sure I’m seeing anything that looks to me like that second sentence.

    Mary, huh, if that’s what Google translate does, there is certainly plenty of room for improvement.

  4. It can be hard to help. I translated a Russian caption with it, and it was talking about “the red princess” — probably because in Russian, “red” and “beautiful” are homonyms.

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