Aime Cesaire, “Discourse on Colonialism” pg. 31-78 Notes 31. A civilization that engages in regressive action, or is unable or unwilling to stand up for the very problems that arise under its Authority is a civilization that is destined to fail. Proletariat (noun )- Working Class People, in reference to them collectively. Western antics has given rise to 2 problems in the wake of it's new civilization: 1. Struggle of the working class 2. The rise of colonialism, leading to weakening patriotic loyalty. 32. There is a common misconception of what colonization is and what it stands for. Many find the term synonymous with civilization itself. However, the so-called heroic, evangelical, philanthropic Grace's of colonialism are, in fact, objective pirate earring by the means of cruel actions. To steal from others. Cupidities (noun)- Greed for money or possession Pedantry (noun)- Excessive concern with minor detail or rules, such as those exercised by religious entities Atrophy (verb)- To decline in effectiveness or power, due to neglect of action 33. Near the close of the introduction, the author then makes note of the good things that can come out of intermingling civilization with civilization; To habitate in a collective, knowledgeable prosperity. To not do so would mean to do a civilization of failure because it is isolated. But then, the author refutes all claims that attribute colonization to bringing that contact. He establishes the opinion that Civilization and colonization are very different, that colonization goes against human values and moral code.