Rabbi Berel Wein Clarifies the Difference
The Danger of Confusing Unity with Conformity [click to read] by Rabbi Berel Wein in Jewish World Review addresses an often misunderstood understanding of the two concepts. They are, unfortunately, easily confused.
"Though there are many in both the secular and religious world who, given the chance, would impose conformity upon the rest of us, we are simply not built that way." -- Rabbi Berel Wein