“For myself, I want no advantage over my fellow man, and if he is weaker than I, all the more is it my duty to help him.” —Eugene V. Debs
"Larger communities..." Maybe, to a point. I think when communities get TOO large, they actually lead to alienation and a breakdown of civility.I'm not saying diversity is the problem, though. Bigness. I think there's an optimum size for human institutions, and beyond that lies madness. And I think too many of our institutions are way too big.I'd be happy to be proved wrong.
DSD- Indianapolis has a population density of 837 people per square kilometer. Paris has a population density of 24,448/km2... and I found it a perfectly lovely place.
Well, that's really stacking the deck, Joel :-) I've been to both, and you're right, there is no comparison.