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Tribalism

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I've had some thoughts about tribalism lately and I've blogged about it a few times. I've been meaning to do a general blog about tribalism trying to tie in all my thoughts. Then I came across this great article that really summarizes tribalism.

http://slatestarcodex.com/2016/04/04/the-ideology-is-not-the-movement/

There's a reason I chose a fairly neutral topic picture when talking about tribalism. I did not choose an angry mob with pitch forks. I did not choose an African tribe. I did not show the KKK. I simply showed groups of people with division. That's really all tribes are. All the values and differences people like to talk about are generally not the issue.

Pure Tribalism I recall my first true understanding of tribalism when I went paint balling. I went to high school with a lot of Punjabi Sikhs. My friend and I were Muslim. Anyways, we got invited to go a paintball event with the Punjabi Sikhs. So we go as friends. Anyways, there were a lot of pretty trad…