General

Only in a broken world can the word "sophisticated" be so closely related to the notion of "sophistry." For only when the clever use of language is directed toward the healing of cultures and showing real humane truths can we truly become sophisticated cultures.

General

The argument begun by the word should be settled by the word. The argument begun by the pen should be settled by the pen. Yet the argument that has begun or escalated to the fist, sword or gun should be settled by the pen and word as soon as necessary defensive moves have ceased. For the elevated and sophisticated culture drives toward peace at all times.