I am responsible. I love you. I’m sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you.

An ancient Hawaiian tradition: "In these communities no one was considered an isolated individual. Every single person was a member of the interdependent community and bloodline. Every single person in some way or another represented their clan/family/lineage/village. - So If one single person behaved criminally then the whole family, clan and village felt they were responsible for that behaviour. A criminal action belonged to and was the responsibility of the whole community. - If there was a wrongdoing therefore the whole family and village would come out to take responsibility for it, to redress it and to heal it." … [click on title to read and view more]

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