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Whether a single woman and 2 cats life can be regarded as a family?

Recently goverment in Beijing is ready to orgnizate a competition about " harmonious family". there are some certain standard ! For exmple: how many books in the family ? how long are familiers on internet everyday ? how many times the family travel every year ````and so on . I wonder whether a single woman and two cats life can be regarded as a family

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Thanks every friend who answered my question ! I feel warm and happy ! I am not good at English . I will work hard at learning English in order to get more love from the triends in the world !

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  • Feb 5 2012: Being a pragmatist, (in these matters... but not always) I'd say a family is what the competition organizer defines as a "family". They have already defined "harmonious"... as I see from the description.

    Those who give away the prizes get to make the rules ;-).

    For a slightly less pragmatic answer to the same question, I'll quote from: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/glg/glg29.htm
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    Two monks were arguing about a flag. One said: "The flag is moving."
    The other said: "The wind is moving."
    The sixth patriarch happened to be passing by. He told them: "Not the wind, not the flag; mind is moving."
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      Feb 5 2012: Thanks a lot ! You are so smart ! I like that book you recomended !

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