One of the core elements of the Toward Autarchy philosophy is the examination of the correlation between the progress of individuals along the continuum of personal development—away from ignorance and dependency and toward enlightenment and self-sufficiency—and that of broader society along the continuum of liberty—away from tyranny and slavery and toward self-governance and freedom.

In the following lecture in Riverside on January 2019, Dr. Jordan Peterson goes into much greater depth of this concept: that the manifestation of our reality (community, society, etc) is a direct consequence of the truth, honor, and forthrightness with which we as individuals conduct ourselves. 

Very much worth a listen:

S2 E39: The Necessity of Aim

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