For Yourself, and for Others–a Brief Reflection on Collectivist Etiquette

Collectivism (noun) (adjective: collectivist): an orientation towards collective interests and norms with the aim to maintain social harmony.

(See also: Individualism: Individualism promotes a view of the self as self-directed, autonomous, and separate from others.)

Etiquette (noun): The customary code of polite behaviour in society; good manners.

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