Can we speak of community just because, say, for a day people did PW together and then vanished from each others' lives? Even if they all said they felt they were in a community when they were together? I mean, can we talk about community without their being some shared economic values? Guess the question is what one means by community.
A second thought Joan's message evoked has to do with the role of the artist in revolutionary times--and the fucntion or role of art maybe in general but for sure at those historical moments when great winds of change are in the air--are the air. And even if one is not an artist, do we have any obligation to do our earthly part in the name of social justice or simply justice? Some wonderings on a cold January day.