BBC News: Are cities the new countries?

Do big cities have more in common with each other than with the rest of their own countries?  

Group Gnosis and Governance, Jeff Vander Clute

A beautiful thing about people is that we have the freedom to encounter one another in so many ways. We can literally bump into one another physically; and we are constantly interacting mentally, energetically, and (subtler still) vibrationally. While a little friction amongst individuals can be generative, difficulty can also arise when group members are unaware of the inner workings of their own being and of the collective being.