Thursday, April 12, 2012

An excellent article in today's Independent: "David Cameron’s Oppressive Big Society"
By Ryan Shorthouse. It argues that some of our ways of seeking community are positively dangerous and concludes that community is something we do or that we make rather than it being a timeless and ahistorical concept: "In modern-day Britain, we do not need communities with archaic assumptions constraining individual behaviour – we need strong individuals building diverse and tolerant communities. Its big people who create the Big Society we want."