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leslie milam

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How important is community in the development of sustainability?

Sustainability consist of three main components: social, economical, and ecological. It has come to my attention that the social component is one of the most influential and important orientations to the development of community within an urban setting. If people worked in a communal sense in stead of individual, our communities would intertwine more often which would create sustain ability! I would like to know what you think about this!
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    Apr 7 2012: Community is critical to developing sustainability. But the nature of community is rapidly changing and most of us have traded our traditional community in our vicinity for a virtual community of carefully selected individuals that we tend to agree with. More and more our virtual community is structured to parrot our world view and is devoid of the mosaic of perspectives that used to come with any real neighborhood community. This disconnect plays a major role in our inability to manifest constructive change towards sustainability in our lifestyles.

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