The U.S. Marines have a motto: "Two is one, one is none."
The power of connecting with others is transformative. It feeds into our sense of being and becoming and helps us define our sense of self and the agency we feel.
The teams we form; the tribes we become members of; the networks of friends digital and real-life ones that we create, are all part of a process of empowerment of the individual over the system.
Without them we are too small to do anything meaningful, too weak to overcome adversity and too ineffectual to have any kind of impact and achieve any kind of change in the world we are part of.
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