Corrupting Family and Social Bonds
The idea that first nations (indigenous peoples) can do without second nations (emipries/world-religions/nation-states/banks) and the latter cannot do without first nations is a insight with massive potential for our analytic and political thinking on major contemporay problems.
This conception is parsimonious which means: the simple categorization of (in)compatibilities and complementarities between first nations and second nations explains a lot of things.
This idea is not knew Sigmund Freud (Unbehagen Kultur), Elias (Civilization Process) and Foucault (Persistence Pastoral Power) already had preliminary these thoughts.
But combining these with