World Community

By Callimachus | Related entries in Ideas, The World, United Nations

A mini-blogburst sparked by Dr. Demarche illuminates the term “world community.” He asks whether the term has any real meaning and what is the role of the United Nations and the United States in such a place. I’m afraid my modest contribution doesn’t reveal much except the disordered condition of my own thoughts about it. I tend to think of communities like city blocks: defined by common space and common environments, with no common thread except the ability to affect each other’s lives, and no inherent organization except what has been achieved by the members.

But I recommend the responses of some of the more formal thinkers in the discussion, Dave at The Glittering Eye, and Marc at American Future, and the other Dave at tdaxp, and the other Mark at Zenpundit. At least I stand out for having a different name.

Also, Why is a community like an amoeba?

This entry was posted on Friday, December 30th, 2005 and is filed under Ideas, The World, United Nations. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply


You must ALWAYS fill in the two word CAPTCHA below to submit a comment. And if this is your first time commenting on Donklephant, it will be held in a moderation queue for approval. Please don't resubmit the same comment a couple times. We'll get around to moderating it soon enough.

Also, sometimes even if you've commented before, it may still get placed in a moderation queue and/or sent to the spam folder. If it's just in moderation queue, it'll be published, but it may be deleted if it lands in the spam folder. My apologies if this happens but there are some keywords that push it into the spam folder.

One last note, we will not tolerate comments that disparage people based on age, sex, handicap, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry. We reserve the right to delete these comments and ban the people who make them from ever commenting here again.

Thanks for understanding and have a pleasurable commenting experience.

Related Posts: