The Fragmentation of Society

Scott Peck in The Different Drum describes his own experience of the "isolation and fragmentation that have become the order of the day." The aim with BCA is to combat the forces which separate people from each other, and disintegrate society. BCA can enable people from differing backgrounds to communicate more effectively, to release their innate creative gifts and enable others in turn to find greater enjoyment. Increasingly in the years since the second world war, divisions have widened between the rich and the poor. In spite of comprehensive education the divide between the private sector and the state system has increased. The '80s saw great emphasis on personal responsibility and individual goals. Lip service is paid to the alternative to institutional provision of welfare — Care in the Community. However, lack of planning and inadequate funding has increasingly isolated those dependent on Care in the Community. Friends, families and [...]