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OUR CULTURE celebrates self reliance.  CowboyWe applaud the “self made man” as if such a thing could even exist, and we have a deep desire for independence and autonomy.  The USA holds up the archetype as cowboy or business mogul as one who courageously takes on all challenges and doesn’t rely on anyone else.

It’s a wonder that society can exist at all!

The truth is that we deeply need each other throughout our lifetimes.  Read the rest of this entry »

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