In these blogs about Searching for GSOT the family stories have received far more interest than the philosophical wanderings. I think that’s how it should be. Family should rank high in our understanding of GSOT.
It’s not just my birth family or yours. The idea of family extends to many other people with whom we have shared education, sports, church and Sunday School, military or public service, and work. Some of happiest times of my life have come at reunions – Murrah High School Class of ’65, Harvard Med Class of ’73. My experience with these events is that rivalries fade and everyone treats others as part of an inclusive family. Continue reading “Neighbors and Family”