A community: having things in common

I define a community as a group of people who have things in common. Living in a community means coming to terms with that. It means sorting out how you will manage the things you have in common and defending your own space- what you don’t have in common.

Sama: a Community of Learning

You are ready to participate in an authentic community. You share resources and experiences. Your school is self-governing through its community meetings and you pursue increasingly advanced levels of formal study in teacher-led lessons. This is what happens in Sama at MBAT House of Nature.


We often hear about communities, but what is a community? The word can be used a little loosely. People talk about the fly fishing community, the horse racing community, and the expatriate community. The deeper sense of community, however, is not of a group of people who come together through their shared interests. A communityContinue reading “Communities”