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The Power of Strangers

The Power of Strangers

Oct 19, 2012-- "People around the world are finding rejuvenation in groups, from book clubs that meet in living rooms to the mass street protests that have swept the Arab world. This coming together may well be a response to the breakdown of social networks caused by everything from the changing nature of the family to the ongoing economic squeeze. And in some cases, these face-to-face meetings are facilitated by the same digital technologies thought to be supplanting them. What they have in common though, according to Henry Hemming, author of the book Together: How Small Groups Achieve Big Things, is the power of giving -- a collective effort that harnesses the gifts of individuals to achieve something greater than the sum of its parts." (4150 reads)


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