IN A FUNDAMENTALLY COLLECTIVIST SOCIETY, EGOISTS ALWAYS END UP BITING THEIR FINGERS! DANS UNE SOCIÉTÉ FONDAMENTALEMENT COLLECTIVISTE, LES ÉGOISTES FINISSENT TOUJOURS PAR SE MORDRE LES DOIGTS !
English version Collectivism makes reference to a society within which social and individual ties are the strongest. In such a society, people do not exist as individuals but are essentially part of strong cohesive groups, and individualism entails the loss of these strong ties between individuals and families. Historically and sociologically African societies are deeply collectivists. In Gabon, for many members of the Bongo-Ondimba family, the dictatorship did work for them. They were the leaders of all sectors of the economy. Their family owned Delta Synergy, the biggest bank, etc., etc. They forgot that they lived in a collectivist society and became fundamentally selfish and individualistic. The problem of the regular Gabonese people were no longer their worries or concerns. They were too busy traveling the world and enjoying the finest things life has to offer. Even God became a stranger, for them. These days, watching Hermine Bongo-Ondimb