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Ken Allan

Kia ora Richard.

What you have appropriately homed in on here, is homophily, a phenomenon, written about this year by Michele Martin:


and Ethan Zuckerman:


Homophily is a strangely human attribute. Each of us possesses some characteristic or proclivity towards homophily. The resulting cummulative effect when people who possess a fair bit of this come together is a community.

Catchya later
from Middle-earth

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