Generally, America is seen as an individualistic society, whereas Japan is quite collectivist.
Money was the instrument through which later societies unshackled themselves from preordained social orders and became individualistic.
Perhaps, then, you need individual skills when society is collective, and social ones when it is individualistic.
By contrast a popular culture is a large heterogeneous group often highly individualistic and a pronounced many specialized professions.
These weavers are not living an individualistic life, they're living a relationist life, they have a different set of values.
The most individualistic, self-driven, talented person will at some point need other people to help them succeed. Even if it’s to exploit them.
If the Lord is to' move among us in such a way, we should not function in an individualistic way.
Yet Japanese have higher scores than Americans for the sort of interpersonal wisdom you might think would be useful in an individualistic society.
Beyond its swagger and expensive special effects, the Marvel comic book film series, of which this is the final instalment, celebrates flawed, individualistic superheroes.
Her ironic and individualistic spirit was ill fitted to the grey conformity of “people's Poland”: the Nobel citation said she wrote with the ease of Mozart and the fury of Beethoven.