Unity does not mean that everyone is the same. Unity does not mean that everyone agrees. Unity means that people are able to retain their individuality and put aside their differences to come together for a common purpose. An example of unity that is really profound is when people pull together to support an area… Continue reading Demand unity, oppose division
Community is not a commodity. It is the foundation that even allows commodities to be used and traded. It allows for a place for trust to grow. There are ways to foster a community and still get what we need. Community is not about just meeting your needs but everyone’s needs. It is an understanding… Continue reading Community is not a commodity
Have you ever had someone say something to you that you know they said to deliberately make you mad? Have you ever had someone bring up a topic precisely because they wanted to see you react? Sadly, this happens all too frequently today in our political structure. We believe that it is important to know… Continue reading Why can’t we get anything done?
We believe that community extends beyond the neighbors on your block. It is not just immediate family, although that is certainly important. Community can be connecting with people with similar interests, working with people in various organizations, and even broader; to a global community. How does community interrelate with personal identification and is it possible to retain a… Continue reading Not just about me
In America, we are conscious of the fact that we have many freedoms. We are proud of this knowledge and talk about it whenever we are given half a chance. Are we just as conscious of the meaning of freedom? Freedom is a concept that we believe hinges upon two important factors. The ability to… Continue reading Freedom is not an Island