Many Individuals are attracted to the idea of alternate Lifestyles. But many of these will not be suited for involvement in New Tribes Of the “Better” Kind.
This is because some Individuals just cannot adjust and adapt to the needs of Many. Cannot fit in with a group…unless said group somehow can maintain hyper Individuality and coherence at the same time.
This kind of group did and can exist. The “American Mountain Man” did this. They socialized in their special way…infrequently and briefly. Then they went about their solitary lives.
They did develop and exercise “power” a few times. As a distinct and unique “group”. They, Individually, had above average skills in fighting. Skills that were enhanced and strengthened, by their Wilderness Living Lifestyle, their interactions with each other and their close contacts with the Old Tribes of the “Original Peoples” of the “Land of the Eagle and of the Condor and all the lands in between”.
But their strengths were in their loose and fluid, Individual philosophies of Personal Freedom. But this was the source of their “weakness” as well. If a lack of place and group permanence is construed as social weakness.
Those of the “Mountain Man Kind” might be able to form this kind of tribe. All that is needed is a bit of wilderness and some “Kindred Spirits”. This does exist now, in a few places, such as the “Rocky Mountains” and “Alaska”…probably in Siberia too.
The other type of New Tribe is, in varying degrees, more of a cooperative and social nature. These can be found almost anywhere and are of different Moral and Visionary levels. These can be found in small groups and in larger groups. They can be found in the cities and in rural areas and some can even be found in the remnants of wilderness that we still enjoy.
These social construct New Tribes can be very valuable in the perspective of the survival of the Human Species. Valuable as doable alternates in relation to collapsing civilizations.
New Tribalism is a specialized interest that could become “general” as More and More People need viable Lifestyle alternatives to turn to. The pragmatists usually follow the “visionaries” in these things. The way of things is not shown by the pragmatists and the way to do things is not proven by the visionaries. Both and more, are needed to make things, hopefully Good Things, come to pass.