Re: resources on individualistic people becoming community oriented?
From: Mariana Almeida (missmgrrlyahoo.com)
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:47:56 -0700 (PDT)
Hi Amy, 

Is it an impulsiveness issue?

Or a lack of empathy issue?

"A problem well defined is a problem half-solved"
 
Mariana


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> From: Amy D <subcomandanteamy [at] gmail.com>
>To: Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> 
>Sent: Friday, September 21, 2012 10:05 AM
>Subject: [C-L]_ resources on individualistic people becoming community 
>oriented?
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>Hello,
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>I'm wondering if anyone has recommendations on
>books/websites/resources/ideas that has ideas on encouraging communal ways
>in individuals who are more individualistic (that typical cohousers)? I
>want to figure out what to do to help when someone in community has an "act
>now and beg forgiveness later" attitude and acts brazenly about doing
>whatever they want (for instance, cutting down a tree on common land in an
>area designated for trees, on something of a whim) and doesn't seem
>cognizant of it (or only seems to realize the problem after the fact- and
>with lots of excuses). (And, this person has lived here for 10+ years - is
>there hope?) Any ideas or direction would be appreciated! Thank you.
>
>Amy (Wasatch Commons, Salt Lake City)
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