Being an interdependent individual ~ 17th Karmapa

The concept of interdependence may seem jarring when we first apply it to ourselves personally. Sometimes when people first hear the idea that they are interdependent, they think that this somehow negates their individuality. This is far from the case. Our individuality is not threatened by interdependence. On the contrary, it is interdependence that has allowed us to develop the personality traits that define us in unique ways

17th Karmapa

from the book Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society

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