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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 22 2013: Great topic, great conversation.

    I took a stab @ my own answer in a TEDx Talk called "Kibbutzing Your Hood". My idea? Strong communities depend on a high "kibitz quotient" — and tend to have built environments & cultures that promote conversation, cooperation, positive gossip & ultimately a shared mythology to rally around when times get tough.

    Scaling that up can be tricky, though, especially when so much in our high-tech world pulls in the opposite direction.

    I welcome any thoughts...

    http://youtu.be/OFRMyKVF7j0

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