I also think that we have been conned into buying services as a substitute for community – age care, support workers etc
Q: Does your $20 BrisLETs fee buy you a lifetime community?
A: NO, you can’t buy community you have to reach out to people and build a community. It can’t be couriered to your door?
Services can be provided prepackaged and many people prefer services.
They are cheap at the price, especially for a mass market
see What is community one