Ignorance And No Self Success Stories

1992 Words Jun 11th, 2016 8 Pages
Similarly, life without any sense of individualism and no self-success stories is not what is best for humankind and the community and that is defined as indifference. What is indifference? “A strange and unnatural state in which the lines blur between light and darkness, dusk and dawn, crime and punishment, cruelty and compassion, good and evil” (Wiesel 5). Simple indifference can ruin any relationship, including a community. If a community remains committed to success and the individuals included in the community are committed to succeeding on both a personal and global level, the community and humankind can flourish. Commitment and communication are the key ingredients to the survival of the community. Comparably the same thing can be said for individuals.
Wherefore, it seems to be that while keeping individualism, one must at the same time balance their need for that uniqueness and their sense of community. A sense of community “is a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to the group, and a shared faith that members’ needs will be met through their commitment to be together (McMillan, 1976)” (Spinks 8). It is a constant balance that needs to be assessed and worked out. Is my sense of community greater than my sense of independence? Asking that to yourself can help keep your commitments to both yourself and that of your community. Are you doing enough for those around you or are you selfish and introverted?…
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