Should Civilization Be Connection To A World System?

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The standard high school textbooks sometimes argue that there are five criteria of civilization: advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology. I think an additional criterion for civilization should be connection to a world system because it allows society by communication to stay away from conflicts and war and allows trade with different countries. Also by socially allowing us to exchange cultural and religious ideas. This is important for the other five criteria to work and help us grow. For example, workers gain more information and experience new technologies from others and can become better at what they do. I think all criteria are appropriate. The cities have to communicate and

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