Introduce or Contaminate a Civilization with New Ideas

My alpha readers reviewed chapter 31 and provided valuable suggestions.

One topic discussed had to do with the Human influencing the aliens with certain Human concepts. I used the word “contaminate” where as my readers suggested “introduce.” After thinking about the suggestion, I decided that I see the difference between “introducing” and “contaminating” a civilization with new ideas as “introducing” assumes the superiority of the new ideas when compared with what the civilization had before. Human history is replete with this attitude. Everywhere people go, they “introduce” a superior way of thinking to the local inhabitants, often by force.

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