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Discussion » Questions » Life and Society » "No man is an island." What do they mean by that?

"No man is an island." What do they mean by that?

Posted - January 7

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  • It means that humans are social creatures and that we shouldn't isolate ourselves from everyone.
      January 7, 2017 10:04 AM MST
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  • 1289
    No man is an Island - he's a Peninsula. Cheers and happy weekend! 
      January 7, 2017 10:04 AM MST
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  • Donne was merely pointing out that our actions and attitudes affect other people as their actions and attitudes impact on us. 
      January 7, 2017 10:07 AM MST
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  • 11232
    It means we don't entirely  stand alone.
      January 7, 2017 10:38 AM MST
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  • 2500
    One possibility:  "No one is self-sufficient; everyone relies on others."
      January 7, 2017 12:11 PM MST
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  • 14140
    that you need other people and shouldnt be by yourself so much
      January 7, 2017 1:55 PM MST
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  • 325
      January 7, 2017 2:01 PM MST
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