Society Can't Endure with Segregation & Isolation at its Core
March 13, 2007
Our society will fall if two things happen.
If segregation and/or isolation are allowed to become core values.
How does segregation become a core value? It happens when groups are seen as having more than utilitarian content and drawbacks. That is, when we set our *social* valuation of things like religion, class, work, school, hobby, ethnicity, politics or identity as being anything more than a reflection on our parents and our druthers, neither of which can be taken to our credit.
How does isolation become a core value? ---When things like electronic screens and metal transport boxes are seen as anything other than useful items with attendant drawbacks.
So how does one behave sociably? Simply by doing as you please outside of any valuation having to do with screens or metal boxes or the social aspects of our parents or druthers. Take all *consideration* for those things away and you have your basis for sociable interaction.
If you find that when you take those things away that you have very little left, well, then you are part of a dead society.
Unless I'm mistaken.
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