If communal life is good enough for the Amish, shouldn’t the rest of us get in line?

You know what’s ironic? I mean, like, really dripping in teeth-gritting, forehead-slapping irony? The fact that many of those in the generation that brought us McMansions are going to have to consider living in communes when they get old. They’ll stop working and, thanks to woefully inadequate 401(k)s, will no longer be able to afford to live in the way to which they’ve grown accustomed.

I come from people who know a thing or two about communal living — you can travel to Israel to visit a kibbutz yourself … or maybe just Google it until things in Gaza quiet down—  but I think a lot of us are going to have trouble with this notion, especially as geezers set in their ways.

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