"A shoe that fits one person pinches another;
there is no recipe for living that suits all cases."
Carl Gustav Jung
Modern Man in Search of a Soul, 1933
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Absolutely True.This is the essence of Individuality.By the way,Jung is a very interesting philosopher.He developed a theory called "The Collective Unconscious which I studied and did a paper on in my college days in the late '70's.A very interesting concept.
 -- KS     
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    But one reason why no form of collectivism works. The de jure States united was to represent the rights of men, not the men themselves for this very reason. All rights are inalienable and equal before the law. Each individual has different needs, wants, conditions, etc.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Why all power should not be centralized.
     -- cal, Lewisville, Texas     
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    A self-evident truth -- so why is it ignored?
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
    Mindless conformity can rightly be understood to be among the foremost hindrances to wholesome human progress.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    The conformity not seemingly recognised in this quotation is that we all need shoes. Or for the pedants among us (Mike) lets call it footwear. Even Jesus wore sandals.
     -- Mick, Manchester     
    Mick, OK ;-)
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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