everyone wants a return to community


We seem to have forgotten the social skills that made community work
Like “being polite”

I blame America

Let’s not pretend we ain’t, we are all delicate little flowers


4 responses to “everyone wants a return to community”

    • I think that’s it
      those fuddy Duddy old rituals served a purpose
      they kept communities together

      people try and build communities – cool
      10 minutes later everything collapses as they tear at each other throats

      old skills
      for new communities

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