Created for American Pride who posted elsewhere. I will copy his post here in a moment.

On a side note - I was playing Farcry Primal (I love video games) where you are, in short, a caveman.

The thought struck me - in combination with Easterling's book - that the way we as a species define, shape, and evolve our definition(s) of spaces and determine their 'legitimate' use. The cited book being:
Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space by Keller Easterling. For details:

There, I suspect, some underlying relationship to conflict and would be interested to know if anyone is familiar with that line of research / thought / theory. Please message me. Thanks.