Does a cultural divide exist between urban and rural areas? What causes it? Is it continuing to widen? Are the differences(if any) significant enough to have practical effects(positive or negative)?
Yes. Racial mistrust, cultural differences, tribalism, religion, preferred standards of living, and crime. It depends where you live rather it is widening. Our perspectives on reality, in todays world, really are limited to our localized communities. It's different across states and even counties. Where I live, the ethnic demographic in the rural areas/farm land are 99.8% white, out of population of 55,000. They have elements of the Klan that keep out other racial demographics. They collectively do not want urbanism, trends, outsiders, a change in their
culture, way of life, economy, traditions, or newest hash tag, and actively resist the encroachment of, so called, Woke culture. They don't want transvestites in their schools seducing their children, they don't want gangs, drugs, trash, graffiti, arson, riots, rape, murder, and all the rest of the glorious splendors modern urbanism brings. They couldn't care less about twitter, facebook, or racial narratives being crammed down their throats every day. They want to keep to their own people and live centralized, rural, simple lives, with people that share their perspectives, look like them, feel like them, and behave like them. They see everything else offered, that's foreign, as poisonous, rather or not it is lethal, or a slow drip. They resist change, cling to their guns, and want nothing to do with what other people and cultures have to offer them. It's white flight, to the point it is impossible to purchase land in the area that isn't in the middle of a swamp. They refuse to sell and they pass the land onto their kin. These communities exist, they will always exist, and as the rest of the U.S. becomes more and more atomized, they will become more solidified and hardened against change. Tribalism is making a come back. It will ultimately be minority groups in the cities and, any whites who won't conform, in the rural areas.
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