*********Farming is not hierarchal. If every group is allowed to grow their own crops without interference, it is a symbiotic relationship. But with the advent of owning land and controlling water supplies, farming became controlled by greedy people...the seeds of agriculture. Then food supplies were controlled, land was raped and the relationship with the earth became totally parasitic.*******
I never said "farming" is hierarchal per se. I meant to convey that farming CAUSES hierarchal implementations to take place for the above reasons you mentioned. Even before "owning" the land, it was still someone who exerted force to be able to control access and utilization. This applied to your example about water transport as well.
*****If farming is indeed the tilling of the soil, then it is a feminine concept because the earth is personified as female. It is from where all life springs forth.******
I am not talking about the soil which is essentially feminine. I am talking about the TILLING of the soil. Which is the same as penetrating the female. Tilling and penetrating...same thing. After the seed is planted, the rest is in the hands of the female, be it a mother or mother earth.
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