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In every society we use symbols to make sense of our lives and attach ourselves to — or disattach ourselves from — being oriented towards acting one way or another. These actions and our orientations toward them are called “values” and “attitudes.” In the United States there are many symbols to orient us to the importance of “individual freedom of choice.” But there are also symbols that orient us towards “community,” those with whom we