|RE: Washington Post Article||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Marci Malinowycz (SoDanceclassic.msn.com)|
|Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 09:02:06 -0500|
Um, Shandin, why do you think most 60's communes weren't intentional? What definition of intentional are you using? I didn't live in any myself, but know several who did, and they sure looked intentional to me - lots of shared values, specific goals and the like. Cheers, Tom Whitmore ---------- From: cohousing-l [at] freedom.mtn.org on behalf of shandin [at] eastwind.org Sent: Thursday, June 11, 1998 5:30 AM Subject: Re: Washington Post Article > hello (for the first time), <snip> > i agree that writer alissa quart did a poor job of differentiating > cohousing and more communal intentional communities. there are many > models along the continuum of individual to communal holdings and > decision making. these are well represented in the book she almost > mentioned: the Directory of Intentional Communities. it has everything > from cohousing groups to mixed model eco-villages. the one thing that > these groups have in common, and what perhaps distinguishes them from > many 60's era communes, is that they are intentional. this is true of > east wind community. though we started in > '72 we have not stayed there. we use some of the same structures and > ideas as many cohousing groups. the biggest difference is that we've > also decided to hold our labor and income in common, as well as our land > and commonhouses. we have just taken the cooperative nature of cohousing > a few steps farther. <snip> > in community, > shandin (writing from my personal perspective, being just one of 78 folks here.) > shandin [at] eastwind.org > ...where the strawberries have been yummy and plentiful this week. > east wind community/ federation of egalitarian communities (fec) > hc-3 box 3370 > tecumseh, mo 65760 > ph(417)679-4682 > fax(417)679-4684 > visit [at] eastwind.org > http://www.well.com/user/eastwind/ > fellowship of intentional communities (fic) > rt 1 box 155-cb > rutledge, mo 63563 > ph/fax 660-883-5545 > ph 800-995-8342 > fic [at] ic.org > http://www.ic.org/
- Re: Washington Post Article, (continued)
- RE: Washington Post Article Paul Kilduff, June 16 1998
Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.