Community Query

John Mcreery (jlm@TWICS.COM)
Mon, 6 Feb 1995 08:28:30 JST

To everyone who has asked for the origin of the query about "community":

The person who posted the original query is

diane justine schiano
interval research corp
1801 page mill road
palo alto CA 94304
vox: 415-354-0936
fax: 415-354-0872

The virtual psychology list is


SUBSCRIBE and other commands should be sent to


Shifting gears,now, it occurs to me that the felt reality of
community combines factors: (1) membership (If someone says, "You're
an X" I agree or disagree) and (2) involvement (a scale that ranges
from "not my business" to "family, I'd die for you." Without
involvement membership is mere classification.


John McCreery (JLM@TWICS.COM)