Porter: Diversity by Any Other Name

First, it will be important to note that diversity is not a bad thing. On the contrary, it has a tremendous amount of value in many areas. In our financial portfolios it secures wealth, in an electrical or information grid, it provides security and stability. The same is true in a community. Differing ideas, points of view, and varying perspectives on the world, keep a community from falling into stagnation and groupthink.

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