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"The lines of tribe shall soon dissolve"

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MSM picked up the simple word "patchwork" and approved. I thought the inclusion of the word "nonbelievers" was more radical and promising. But after a day, in that densely packed portion of the Inauguration speech, I think RJ Eskow is right in sifting "the lines of tribe shall soon dissolve" as the key nugget.
He was offering e pluribus unum as it had originally been intended: not merely as a historical fact, but as a model for future human governance....

For those who think this kind of rhetoric is a platitude, a no-brainer, "Mom and apple pie," think again: The rhetoric of tribe is being used today in every corner of the planet to divide, conquer, and destroy. Tribalism is the curse that can destroy humanity. So far, the 21st Century has been no better than the century before it in terms of our ability to overcome our heritage of tribal division....
Good commentary from a guy I haven't seen in a while but hope to more this year.