Acceptance, critique and the bigger picture
Anne B. Ryan

Pursuing a sense of connection along with personal development Both individuality and connectedness are important in challenging the dominant economic and social paradigm. The physicist and philosopher Fritjof Capra has observed that, through self-assertion, the individual maintains diversity and energy, which are essential to the creative potential of the whole. Combining individuality with integration into a group or collectivity makes for a healthy system.33 Modern ways of living emphasise individualism and compartmentalisation. Individuality is different from

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Umberto Tulli

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