Self Reliance and Other Essays

plz define this extract of self reliance.

these are the voices which we hear in solitude,but they grow faint and inaudible as we enter into the world.society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members.society is a joint-stock company,in which the members agree,for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder,to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater.the virtue in most requests is conformity.

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Basically , in a nutshell, Emerson is commenting on how the conformity that society demands, strips people of their identity and liberty.