Lincoln, however, claims that once one is successful, they should avail this chance to someone else. This meant that any success techniques pass to the next person. Traits of business, character, observation, wise decision-making, ought to benefit the society and not oneself (Hill, 2008). In this regard, Lincoln views success as a community thing, which ensures growth and continuity. Martin Luther argues that we operate in a network of reliance. Depicting one should not lead life as a loner but as a society helping each other to lead comfortable lives.
Bellah argues American culture of upholding and idolizing its leaders led to the deterioration of humanity. With the pursuit of personal success at heart, Robert claims that there are no more communitarian principles in America (Fischer, 2013). The quest for power in the market economy plays a vital role in the success mentorship. With this in mind, Robert states that this degraded the society. Depicting that one is not responsible for anyone. This is not entirely correct. The society is not a man eat man society but should at all times provide a helping hand to the ones in need. Luther grew from a humble background (Winkle, 2007). Lincoln realizes that he did not come from a renowned family while running for presidency (press, 2013). This realization propelled Lincoln to campaign for communitarian principles for the less fortunate. Establishing foundations, which cater for such needs. Pointing to the fact that we are not encumbered only to those whom we care about only. Lincoln motivated the American society sharing his triumph story that prompted the youth of that time.
The links of mutual responsibility imply the realization of ones assistance in others’ lives. The balance between the quest for personal victory and community support is crucial for the growth of humanitarianism. For instance, Lincoln abandoned his family home in search of success. Failure to realizing ones need in the