Community versus confederation

Community. It’s a word that needs to be abandoned. It sounds nice, but in the end, the concept ends up being abused by a wannabe sky daddy that wishes to subject everyone else to its demagoguery.

I prefer instead that people be a constituent of one, following your own rules as long as you do no harm and invest in someone along the way. No one is an island, but it doesn’t mean that he or she has to tether or subject themselves to a silly rule that that does not apply to them or the here and now.

We should pursue be a confederation of one-person constituencies, getting together where there is some overarching goal that impacts us all, but disassociating when the goal is achieved. This means that alliances may shift over the course of a lifetime but so be it. Best to think for one’s self as opposed to touting a ridiculous party line fallen for as a result of drinking the communal Kool-aid …

About Alton Drew

Alton Drew brings a straight forward and insightful brand of political market intelligence. Alton Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). You can also follow Alton Drew on Twitter @altondrew.
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