if intel is a function of predatory intelligence... who needs them?
there is NO paradox here.
Would YOU want to go to darkest africa, where the meds werew bull, the natives might eat you and they'd cheerfully KILL for your socks? (NA Indians got the death for that)
urbanized: a clean water supply. (how's the home village doing, bucko?)
civilized. No psychotic (cannibal) neighbors
enlightened. (lemme see, there was this monk in med-evil Italy that could fly...)