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A fraternity is important to be able to draw the battle lines. If you belong together with someone, you might as well organise yourself. Being organised creates a group identity for you. A group identity is heavier than a personal identity and can move much slower. It can only move as fast as the slowest in the group. But fraternities are kinds of social groups which do not expect total buy-in from its members in terms of commitment to norms of behaviour and ideology. They are clubs for doing…