The actual form of the community cannot be known until we have all begun to live in it together.
Our basic needs, in order to realise our goals and enhance our own power over our own lives, are sufficient space, land, time and people. With a style of living that involves diversity, openness, freedom and participation, we aim to continually work on the balance of our diverse and often conflicting individual and collective needs. We seek a dynamic balance between privacy and community, homogeneity and diversity, co-operative and private ownership, and between our inner community life and our wider social involvement.
We need complexity and diversity to find freedom; commonality and similarity for community, and openness for growth. Each we feel is vital to the meaning and richness of the other, and the dynamics of combining the three will give our lives the richness and meaning we all strive for.