There is no one-sided answer to this, I think. It’s different for every person and situation. Western culture is more egocentric and individual-focused for sure! You might say that has encouraged technological progress and other things over the past 100 years or so. Is that good or bad? Again, no straight answer. In those tribes, communities are probably much stronger and people will be able to communicate better and work towards common goals instead of competing. But at the same time they still struggle with basic things that we’ve mastered by having specialists take care of individual aspects of modern life (farming, clothes, etc.). This is a huuuuge conversation.

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