Monday, March 9, 2009

Immobile America

One of the five basic components of the omnitopian framework is mobility. And yet not everyone experiences freedom of (or inclination toward) movement in the same way.

To illustrate, I recently came across a web news item citing a Pew Social & Demographic Trends survey. Headline results? 57 percent of Americans say they have never lived outside of their current state and 37 percent report never leaving their hometown. In contract, 15 percent of Americans surveyed have lived in four or more states.

Read More: American Mobility: Movers, Stayers, Places and Reasons

1 comment:

Jenny Wood said...

So, what are you saying here? How does this affect the Omnitopia theory?