And here is the basic difference between an ideology of empowerment, freedom, self-actualization like mine and the one I advocate, and yours, which is all about conformity and submission. That's your priests voices echoing through the millennia through you.That is your basic motivation, IANS. Man's wanting to set himself free and do what we will.
There it is. I knew that you were a Communist back when you suggested that my skills belonged to the state, and I had no right to retire early and put them to bed.However, as an individual unit of the collective "man", you have to transfer your desires to the collective.
Or a Borg.
I'm not sure what that bit of poetry meant, but I see myself as a self-contained unit that is part of several nested greater wholes. I'm part of a marriage, part of my social circle and family, part of my community, and part of the community of man and all life on earth.You see yourself as a one of the brain cells, and not of the brawn, of this new liberated being.
Notice that I skipped all of the political units - municipality, state, and country. Local and global is all that matters, and nothing between.