Do we want to live as individuals, grasping for power and wealth, unconcerned about anyone or anything unless it touches us directly?
Do we want to have a country?
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It wasn't an easy conversation. Families were divided, friendships were ended. But the conversation itself, The Federalist Papers, Thomas Paine's Common Sense, was fascinating.
This is an important conversation, one that we need to have, as a nation, from time to time. It takes a major stressor to engage us, something like Joseph McCarthy or Kent State or 9/11 or the election of Donald Trump. It's painful and it's necessary and it seems to be inevitable.