Villagers and Pillagers
The world is made of villagers and pillagers. It always has been. Perhaps it always will be, but we can hope all the same that we’ll grow beyond our pillaging stage once and for all.
Villagers are those with whom you engage in mutually beneficial exchange or in gift exchange. If you grow your crops, they won’t steal them. If you build something, they won’t destroy or steal it. If you give them something, they will accept it with gratitude.
Pillagers are those who steal, rob, and destroy. They will steal your food and salt your land. They will find what you made…