How do we regard ourselves in this world?
As members of a whole or as individual sharing a place on the earth?
External factors, such as the structure of a society or politics do certainly contribute to our view on this matter, however the foundation of these questions are more deeply rooted and based on our view on the human being.
What does a human being mean to You?
For peace to reign on Earth, humans must evolve into new beings who have learned to see the whole first.