"I contend that most of the mental
illnesses that we are seeing in todays America
are reactive to the
depraved nature of those who seek power over others." - Dave Hodges
Your children are not your children.
the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you,
yet they belong not to you.
You may give them your Love but not your Thoughts.
For they have their own thoughts.
You may house their bodies but not their Souls,
For their Souls dwell
in the house of tomorrow,
Which you cannot visit, not even in your
You may strive to
be like them, but seek not to make them like you.
Life goes not backward nor tarries with
"Scholars long have observed that although the
family unit is the "nucleus of civilization,"would not want to dampen the engine of progress now,
would we ?
when family interests are held
to be more important than those of the individual,
it can have a
dampening effect on market economies." -
cousin, uncle, aunt
a group of like
things; a class
father, mother, son, daughter, sister,
A group of individuals sharing
A vertical column
in the periodic table of elements.
group of elements with similar chemical
A locally independent organized crime unit, as the Cosa Nostra.
descend from one common progenitor; a
tribe, clan, or race.
A group of individuals
derived from a common stock: the family
of human beings.
A taxonomic category
of related organisms ranking below an order and above a genus.
A set of
functions or surfaces that can be generated by varying the parameters of a
group of languages descended from the same
parent language, such as the Indo-European
A group comprising
a husband and wife and their dependent children,
constituting the fundamental building
block in the organization of ancient and modern society and cultures.
A group of organisms, either animal or
vegetable, related by certain points of resemblance in
development, more comprehensive
than a genus, because it is usually based on fewer or less pronounced points of
likeness. In zoology a family is less comprehesive than an order; in botany it
is often considered the same thing as an order.
A rich man asked
Sengai to write something for the continued
prosperity of his family so that it
might be treasured from generation to generation.
Sengai obtained a
large sheet of paper and wrote: "Father dies, son dies, grandson dies."
The rich man became angry.
asked you to write something for the happiness of my family! Why do you make
such a joke of this?"
"No joke is intended," explained Sengai. "If
before you yourself die your son should die, this would grieve you greatly. If
your grandson should pass away before your son, both of you would be
broken-hearted. If your family, generation after generation, passes away in the
order I have named, it will be the natural course of life.
I call this
"People will sometimes charge me with just being in
love with tribalism. They say to me in effect, "If you love it so much, why
don't you just go do it and leave the rest of us alone?" Those who understand
me in this way totally misunderstand what I'm saying. The tribal lifestyle
isn't precious because it's beautiful or lovable or because it's "close to
nature." It isn't even precious because it's "the natural way for people to
live." To me, this is gibberish. The tribal life is precious because it is
tested out. For 3,000,000 years it worked for people. It worked for people the
way nests work for birds, the way webs work for spiders, the way burrows work
for moles. That doesn't make it lovable, it makes it viable." - David
SheenIn Afghanistan and
United States is
fighting tribalism as much as
teachings calling for jihad against
infidels, fatwas from clerics justifying the murder of non-combatants and ultimatums from
Sunni insurgents who
behead captives all are expressions of
extreme tribalism more than
Bin Laden and the foot soldiers of
9-11 subscribe to Saudi Wahhabi
religions have their deepest roots in
The major monotheistic
religions of Judaism, Christianity and
Islam arose during tense
tribal times in the Middle East.
Each religion's oldest
texts contain passages that, true to traditional
advocate reciprocal altruism toward fellow kin and allow for terrible
retribution against tribes deemed
insult or injury.
Religion layered onto
tribalism, and vice versa, deeply
conditions a tribe's
tribe may regard a deity as the ultimate
ancestor of its identity.
The tribes mythical narrative instructs
tribal members of social parameters.
life can foster a vibrant sense of social
Tribal life fills a
humans with pride and self-respect.
Tribal life motivates families to
protect, welcome and care for each
creates trust and
loyalty in which one knows and must uphold one's
rights, duties and obligations.
Many peoples around the
world prefer the tribal
way of life,
most notably in the Middle East and South Asia.
societies that lack well-defined
tribes and clans still have
tribe like sensibilities at their core
that are variously expressed in
nationalism, cultural festivities, civic interest groups, sports and fan clubs.
Tribes and clans are terribly
sensitive to boundaries and barriers, about who is a
tribal member and who isn't.
such, a tribe can be a realm of
virtue in which reciprocal altruism
rules kin relations.
behavior may be deemed
inapproriate to extend to outsiders.
The more a religion's adherents demonize
others, revel in codes of revenge for alleged
wrongs and crave territorial and spiritual
conquests, all the while claiming to act
on behalf of their deity, the more their religious
orientation is utterly tribal and prone
to rationalizing violence of the
religious hatred whether Christian,
Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist,
other - speaks the
tribe and clan.
fashion, that language is loaded with
sensitivities about respect,
honor and dignity.
insult or injury to any of these is sensed by
all tribal members,
and the only
honorable recourse is full
compensation or total revenge.
This is an essential ethic of
tribes and clans, no matter their
Americans comfort themselves with the
thought that no
other nation will be able to match
our power for decades.
But from ancient
times to the present, globally expanding great powers often encounter tribes or clans that fiercely resist them,
sometimes with dire consequences, as happened to the
tribal or clannish the
society, the more resistant it will be to
-adapted from David Ronfeldt,
world's inability to understand the tribal and
religious underpirinings of Iraq
and the rest of the Arab world is of long standing. The proof is in the
media coverage: "How much longer are valuable lives
to be sacrificed in the
endeavor to impose upon the
Arab population an elaborate and expensive administration they never asked for
and do not want." That was in a story in the Times of London - dated
Aug. 7,1920." - Marty Cooper
people related by blood or
a large group of relatives, friends,
the principal social unit of
a group of people of common
descent reckoned exclusively in either the paternal or the maternal
a group of people, as a clique, set, society, or party, esp. as united by some common trait,
characteristic, or interest
a group of families or
households, as among the Scottish
Highlanders, the heads of which claim descent from a common ancestor: the
racethe human race or family;
a group of
tribes or peoples forming an ethnic stock
group of persons related by common descent or heredity
an actually or
potentially interbreeding group within a species
one of the three, four, or five
divisions based on inherited physical characteristics into which
human beings are usually divided
group of people united or classified together on the basis of common
history, nationality, language,
cultural traits or geographic distribution.
local geographic or global human population
distinguished as a more or less distinct group by genetically transmitted
back to stacks
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