The intrinsic desire to be part of a community that becomes part of the soul and a piece of who you are. Characteristic of the first plane, social development and bonds of affection.
“The first step towards social consciousness recalls the ‘spirit of the family or the tribe,’ for in primitive societies, as is well known, the individual loves, defends, and values his own group, as an end aim of his existence.” –The Absorbent Mind, p. 212.
“It is interesting to see how, little by little, these become aware of forming a community which behaves as such.” The Absorbent Mind p. 212
“This unity born among the children, which is produced by a spontaneous need, directed by an unconscious power, and vitalized by a social, is a phenomenon needed a name.” The Absorbent Mind p. 212