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A United Front Is Better Than a Divided Country

Is lack of effective community a reason for universal crime?

Cherelle Lenise



A United Front Is Better Than a Divided Country. Community bond is essential for socialization and a healthy way to promote peace. Communities and unity are the pillars of support and strength, fostering collaboration, shared values, and a sense of belonging. They create spaces for growth, empathy, and collective progress, enabling individuals to thrive and achieve common goals. Being united has its incredible benefits, but being divided has strenuous repercussions. It is easier to be divided than unified. It’s easier to be divided because it forfeits personal accountability and risks unreliability. It’s hard to trust people who quickly look for the worst in others and not seek resolutions to redeem others.

There are cultural differences among humanity; however, being unified makes a community despite cultural differences. To agree or to disagree, we can be united even if we don’t agree upon everything because healthy people equals healthy communities. In the land of the free, disagreements, differences of opinions, or perspectives are of free will. Still, there’s strength in finding common ground. Finding common ground in the most controversial things creates strength in numbers and lessens the blow in the division. Standing together demonstrates strength and maturity, increasing the chances of change while promoting peace.



Extending grace to others brings resolutions and enhances bonds regardless of cultural differences. There are always risks in the division, such as an increase in crime, lack of personal development, and possibly loss of life. Working together and providing effective leadership can increase communities’ personal and financial welfare, especially communities that face systematic poverty. Widening or increasing the chances of economic growth can lessen the crime rate and impact youth in the right direction by providing more jobs and trades. Everyone has a purpose in this world, and everyone has a place to help develop and maintain it rightfully.

Love Has the Final Say

PICTURE: The Bible, 1 Corinthians. PHOTO: COURTESY OF: Worshae via Upsplash. (Dated: April 10, 2023)

Love often prevails because it holds the power to heal, connect, and foster understanding. Its ability to transcend differences, promote forgiveness, and nurture relationships often leads to resolutions and decisions prioritizing harmony and well-being. Amid division, love is missing. It is possible to disagree in love and perspectives. Still, a strong community seeks the best resolutions for the community and its residents. Love does what is best for all and not just for one person. It isn’t self-seeking but communal. As The Holy Bible says in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7,

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, is not self-seeking, is not easily angered, and keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, and always perseveres.

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