Social Work

United WE stand

What brings a community together? What really binds the members of the community?

Two things: Pride and Fear.

Perhaps, a third – a shared purpose.

By Prasad Ajinkya

Prasad Ajinkya is the Big Fat Geek and often he spends his time working on the WordPress or Google eco-system. He loves to solve business problems with technology.

5 replies on “United WE stand”

In reference to the photograph it will be the dominant matriachal cow who will make sure that everyone is nearby and lead them. But generally it is a common purpose that binds a community. For the elephants the reasons are food, protection, care and education of the young.

@Biggie – It is Pride and Fear. Proud to be a maharashtrian, and Fear of loosing their only source of public outcry.

@Prateek – I agree with the Community of Purpose idea as well, but purpose is a result of something even more primal. Protection being one of them, that’s fear of being stranded and singled out alone :)

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