individualism. You cannot have a successful community of citizens without individualism. If your individual liberty is not protected in a society, you are nothing more than a subject. Laws based on individual liberty protect us from each other, as well as a tyrannical government. The rule of law, rather than the rule of man is the key to a civil society; and that rule of law has to be based on our natural rights as human beings, rights that are unalienable, and not subject to the whims of whoever is in power at any given time.
However, we have to recognize that the innate awareness that gives us superiority over other species, is a gift from providence that bears with it a responsibility. A responsibility to treat each other as we would li