Saturday, May 31, 2008
A tribe of people has been found in the Brazilian jungle that has apparently had no contact with the rest of the world. They presumably know nothing of the modern world outside of their very primitive existence.
Now, some are suggesting that we should "protect them" from any exposure to the outside world.
I think we should contact them. We should give them the tools and the knowledge for advancement. I would suggest that those who want to "protect" them, should can certainly go and form a primitive commune somewhere and try it out for a while.
Look at it this way, there are some people who hope that one day aliens will come to our planet and offer us some advanced technology( I rather doubt it) and give us a brighter future. This is really the same thing.
How very quaint to suggest that a tribe of people be denied knowledge.