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Kimberly Ann

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What is the bond that holds a community together? If woven properly, how can this common bond positively change the world?

How do we use this bond to strengthen our relationships and grow together as a species?

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    Jul 10 2013: the word you are looking for is LOVE.
    thats one true bond. thats what holds a community together.
    one doesn't need to use it to strengthen our relationships and grow because that is its default characteristics.
    you said 'if woven properly' ...that somewhere assumes that the world doesn't understand the language of love yet.
    so, one need not worry about how this 'bond' will work coz its alive.
    one needs to rather focus on the 'woven' part. one needs to connect with the whole.
    and we do not just become a part but become the whole.
    then love overflows.
    then whatsoever 'change' was needed at the very moment is taken care.
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      Jul 11 2013: Love changes everything. :) I believe that we can connect the whole through positive thoughts leading to positive action.

      it is not you that is changed by my love
      it is my love that finally
      changed me.
      RIC S. BASTASA
    • Jul 16 2013: Samuel: your basic idea is good, but at present the average person is just not up to it. It is a fact of history, as well as social psych that people "weave" just fine with those with whom they feel a cultural identity or at least a manageable similarity. That's what ethnic groups really are. It is clear that this feeliing can be expanded, but probably not by force or coercion, just experience. That seems to be the lesson of US "Integration", a very disappointing experience for most people in the US. You just can't rush it without Blowback.

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