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Human Interdependence

"No man is an Island, entire of it self" (John Donne, 1571-1631)

Human interdependence

The degree to which individual human beings do not, and cannot, live in isolation from their fellows. Implying, as it does, the degree to which each individual depends on others and the extent to which others are, in turn, affected by the individual's action, the notion of human interdependence contrasts with an excessively individualistic view of the human condition. Human interdependence thus embraces a set of assumptions about the social nature of humanity, and ethical assumptions about considerate and responsive conduct. (Barry Jones,1995)

We are setting out to develop a process for the enterprise which will collectively represent the right balance between the aspirations of the individual and which also recognises the interdependence of actions and its effect on others. What considerations will need to be highlighted in any Declaration and/or Bill will be up to your social enterprise to explore and decide.