I'm impressed that they've refused to sell the domain for so long.---
[ucblockhead is] useless and subhuman
No one wants Pollyanna for a lawyer. Unless you work in civil rights, insufficient cynicism is grounds for getting disbarred.
Part of this is that few modern cities are built defensively. I take your idea to mean that the reference is to defensible high place at the city's core that functions as a city center for worship and other activities during times of peace. There simply isn't anything comparable in the experience of most people in the industrialized world. We do have city centers still. But, generally speaking, they're the last place to go in times of strife.
Probably the closest thing these days is a sports stadium.
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