Originally Posted by Fledchen
It surprised me, too. The people seemed very passive and timid. How do people with those personality traits manage to survive for over a decade with limited resources?
Maybe there's a tradeoff between the ability to co-operate peacefully, and the ability to co-operate to fight against an external threat?
Co-operating peacefully within a group in order to survive is easy.
You do that or die.
But, if you cannot band together to protect your own, you will surely be eliminated by the first threat that comes along.
Thats what happened to the other villages that these miserable low lifes visited, and what would have happened to this one had it not been for Suter.