|cohousing experiments||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: JENSEN DEBRA (jensenmhd1.moorhead.msus.edu)|
|Date: Sat, 26 Mar 94 17:48 CST|
I found it intereting to read the various comments regarding this experimental way of life in the U.S.. One thing though, is that I believe that it will take quite a few years for this type of living to become acceptable in this country. One reason is that our culture is designed to live separately from one another, and not bother with the people around us. I lived in Denmark for one year and from my experiences, the reason a program like this works is because from day one children are taught to think of their surroundings as "shared". Therefore, the Danes seem to take more care and have respect for their environment and their fellow counrymen. This tiny country in northern Europe has set some great examples that other cultures should take advantage of.
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