Politics does mean civilization! so that POLITICS is a DIALOGUE, so is civilization! who? What? why? Where? When?...a lot of questions to be answered, Politics is a PROCESS finally!
We have to keep talking on these matters. When I was young, I happened to see a a group of monastic Buddhist monks at Salgala forst monastry washing the sweets [ that we have given them in alms] washing in a stream on the way back to their forest monastry. Since I was puzzled my father took trouble to explain: stay away from all joys so that they wouldn't get hooked in the lust for life, http://www.bunpeiris.org/apocalypse-now/