This essay deals with the notion of civilization and what it means to be considered civilized. A definition is offered, and it is, consequently, applied to the individual himself, though a conclusion is reached that being considered civilized is a term which evades being defined succinctly, but rather, it encompasses numerous other meanings in itself.
Keywords: civilization, definition, civilized
The term that is usually contradicted to the notion of civilization is that of savagery, of something that lacks refinement, enlightenment, social elevation and advanced culture. When one thinks of it, civilization arises only in terms of pertaining to official living areas, with concentrated