There is no promise of permanency, even less of stable hierarchies and centralism.
They are an expression of accepted hierarchy and centralism to the degree that these could be rendered relative as need required.
centralism, to be successful and powerful, required the levelling of the differences of speech and of race.
The civilization of illiteracy requires alternatives to centralism, hierarchy, sequentiality, and determinism in politics.
There is also an expectation of centralism, and thus hierarchy and discipline.
Nevertheless, this subsumation does not follow the patterns of centralism and the hierarchy of literacy.