Terms

Wild - Tame Terms

Wild - Tame is a  central metaphor re: culture. It has a series of levels.
 
A first and second level entail animals:
Untamed Ox - Tamed Ox
Unbridled - Bridled (Horse)
 
This leads to parallel distinctions among men:
Wild - Tame
Unsubdued - Subdued
 
It also leads to agricultural metaphors: e.g.
Forest - Village
Forest Nature - Agricultural Nature
Uncultivated- Cultivated
 
This lead to oppositions such as
Uncultivated - Cultivated
 
and leads to
 
3 Ways of Conduct.
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