Thursday, June 16, 2011

All Together Now

It seems the Internet and social networks are bringing us closer together rather than pushing us apart. A new Pew Research report on Social Networking Sites & Our Lives shows a remarkably positive trend in voluntary activity in the United States since their recession began, especially among internet and social network users:


I think something of the same social resilience is happening in Ireland. The fact that we have the second highest level of civic engagement in the world - after the United States - would bear that out.

Spontaneous order at work once again ...

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