The idea is to have the power to survive alone or with very little dependence on others. We have grown too dependent on too many people. We are dependent on a system that sucks time, livelihood, and freedom out of us. Strips us of our need for expression, community,
We have always been a community dependent species. The prehistoric family depended on the community for food, water, shelter, safety, support. And the community was dependent on each family as well. It's easy to imagine they're level of collaboration was very high. That each member deeply cared about each other member - and had to understand them.
Nowadays we are largely ignorant about those we depend on. The ones who build the piping that brings us water, grow the food that nourishes us, make decisions about health care. Imagine these people were