> Self-responsibility is one thing but the notion you
> can only rely on yourself or that your own caring and
> responsibility extends only to you and the few you
> claim to love is simply not an essential aspect of
> existence as it is nor is it necessary for a healthy
> and vibrant people.
I understand the claim; it doesn't sound *necessarily*
wrong. But what examples of a "healthy and vibrant"
people that have actually occurred in history do you
have in mind? The only examples---and they preceded
highly technological societies---were very inbred, and
took care of each other because they were all kin or
all were of the same ethnic group.
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