The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex.
We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
There's no handbook for parenting. So you walk a very fine line as a parent because you are civilizing these raw things. They will tip the coffee over and finger-paint on the table. At some point, you have to say, 'We're gonna have to clean that up because you don't paint with coffee on a table.'
Horror and panic themselves are forms of violence, and diminishing them, restricting their dimensions, is itself a civilizing act.
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