Interconnected (vs. separable)

This belief holds that all things and situations are connected to each other in fundamental ways. Its opposite does not assert that nothing is connected but does hold that the world is largely full of mostly independent entities or situations that can be examined, understood, and dealt with in isolation.

The parts of the world are all so related and linked to one another, that I believe it impossible to know one without the other and without the whole.

— Pascal, Pensées, 1668

Interconnected is one of five primals that are not a part of the big-three primals or umbrella primal. Initial research suggests that seeing the world as an interconnected place is related to having powerful transcendent experiences where a person feels at one with the universe. It is unclear to what degree Interconnected results from or allows for such experiences. Much about this primal remains unknown.

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