Twin Oaks is an egalitarian (income sharing) community part of the Federation of Egalitarian Communities . There are quite a few other communities around the US and the world as well . The Seattle area also has quite a few communities.
"He said that they would not back down fr" ... article starts to get pretty scary about here...
... side note ... I feel like my comment is at least semi-appropriate response to this article (sans rhetorical styling), and yet feels a bit off-topic for the website. I wonder if one could parse the site and split into 'social articles' and 'tech articles' with some textual analysis / browser extension-y magic..
to continue my point, I'm sure Charlottesville is usually a decent place, but maybe needs a diversity education program or something before it is a /really/ nice place, idk.
Also read a study that introverts do better emotionally surrounded by mountains than not.. (I'm originally from Dayton OH, which I remember as a good place growing up but lived there from 2008 - 2014 and it's become a real cesspool).