Limited identification with neighbourhood community
Indistinct community identification
Reduced civic awareness
Ineffective local unity
Unsettled town unity
Communities no longer see themselves as groups of people concerned with others, and no longer have the discipline needed to attain a common vision. Many present-day communities consist of groups of isolated individuals struggling to relate to the demands of urbanization and industrialization, having withdrawn and become isolated from meaningfully taking part in world society. The effect of loss of a sense of destiny, isolationism and a failure to live beyond the moment is also illustrated in the collapse of the family as a unit.