As most of you probably know, I'm a great big repressed hippy who dreams of co-housing but lives in a single family with only one somewhat close relationship with a neighbor (who is across the street so we can't even do shared back yard things). So I've found myself wondering... is there any chance that the current economic meltdown might leave the general public more open to the idea of intentional communities, cohousing and co-op-ing, and form a "teachable moment" in which to plant the seeds of more interdependence and less rugged individualist nuclear family thinking?
Well, probably not, but it's a thought...
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