At the root of these uncivil days is a breakdown in relationships and in community ties. It is human nature to care for what and who we know. It seems pretty clear that the way to re-balance this is to make the personal commitment to restore human and community relationships. Thomas Friedman’s book, “Thank You For Being Late,” argues this point in his last chapters.
So, what are the trends and forces that isolate us: increasing work work, value on making money