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In the search for resilience and independence it is important to recognize the reality…

In the search for resilience and independence it is important to recognize the reality that our culture has created.

Those who are "winning" are actually the most dependent on the system, and during times of stress and duress are the most likely to acquiesce to the demands of that system. This is the opposite of independence. This is the opposite of resilience.

"Of course, most of the individuals have been undermined already—by a system that is designed to insert commerce, finance and government between every two people, making them into pseudo-“rugged individuals” who are, in fact, abjectly dependent on commercial and government services for their very survival."

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  1. bill camp
    bill camp says:

    +S. Hennigan worth a look.

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