People On Clubhouse Can’t Stop Talking About Clubhouse
A diaspora (/daɪˈæspərə/) is a scattered population whose origin lies in a separate geographic locale. Historically, the word diaspora was used to refer to the mass dispersion of a population from its indigenous territories, specifically the dispersion of Jews. While the term was originally used to describe the forced displacement of certain peoples, "diasporas" is now generally used to describe those who identify with a "homeland", but live outside of it.
There have been some interesting rooms on Clubhouse recently, and the word diaspora comes up often. When I was growing up, in Mandarin, the word 華僑 (huá qiáo) meant overseas Chinese.
There have been interesting rooms where people from different backgrounds from all over the world having compassionate conversations about finding common ground and solidarity in a better future for Humanity. I’ve been listening to US and China dialogues, Taiwan and China dialogues, the African Diaspora, and this one:
The future is about voices and listening. Let’s keep building bridges. We all come from different homelands, and we also all live on this Homeworld. I’m feeling unreasonably hopeful, which along with diaspora, seems to be a term that keeps coming up as well.