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Community by Peter Block

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MOREBook at a Glance

This section is a quick summary and reference guide to the book. You are welcome to copy and use at will. First come the context and main ideas. Next is a summary of the questions. Finally is a quick look at designing the physical space.

Overall Premise

Build the social fabric and transform the isolation within our communities into connectedness and caring for the whole.

Shift our conversations from the problems of community to the possibility of community.

Commit to create a future distinct from the past.

Operating Guidelines

Social fabric is created one room at a time, the one we are in at the moment.

It is formed out of the questions “Whom do we want in the room?” and “What is the new conversation that we want to occur?” ...

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