Many in body, one in mind is indeed the supreme organizational principle that cherishes each individual. It enables all people to realize their full potential.
“Many in body” reflects the understanding that each of us has a unique mission, talent and set of circumstances. “One in mind” means that, despite our individuality, we need to unite in spirit.
In contrast, “many in body and many in mind” is utter disunity, while “one in body and one in mind” is group thinking in which individuality is ignored and totalitarianism ultimately results. Neither situation allows people to manifest their unique abilities.
This guidance is an abstract from 'The World of Nichiren Daishonin Writings' with universal value and application
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