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Wired: As Above, So Below


Wired Arunsri Nukulkij/Getty Images
Wired Arunsri Nukulkij/Getty Images

America, the home of rugged individualist. Or not. Each of us is connected to each other, relies on one another, gives and takes, consciously or unconsciously weaving the web of support that it takes to make a society. Let’s face it: we need each other.