January 2019

Too Much in Common

Per capita, small-town residents know more fellow residents than city dwellers know their community members. While perspectives and political issues are conscious choices, by and large, a sense of community seeps into hearts and minds of small-town folk without decision or weighing the benefits. On the edge of the wilderness, it’s a subconscious necessity that just happens.
 
The principle extends to a variety of elements in life. For instance, it helps us regulate behaviors like road rage.