Shared Agency

[Revised entry by Abraham Sesshu Roth on May 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Sometimes individuals act together, and sometimes they act independently of one another. It's
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[Revised entry by Abraham Sesshu Roth on May 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Sometimes individuals act together, and sometimes they act independently of one another. It's a distinction that matters. You are likely to make more headway in a difficult task working with others; and even if little progress is made, there's at least the comfort and solidarity that comes with a collective undertaking. Or, to take a very different perspective, the realization (or delusion) that the many bits of rudeness one has been suffering of late are part of a concerted effort can be of significance in identifying...

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