• Noun: a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations); example: "the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization"
• Noun: the social process whereby societies achieve civilization
• Noun: a particular society at a particular time and place; example: "early Mayan civilization"
• Noun: the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; examples: "a man of intellectual refinement", "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization"
Equal and united people can above all become a part of the civilization toward which mankind is moving. If we cannot be at the head of the column leading to such a civilization, there is certainly no need for us to be at is tail.
The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.