“A Group of Dragons With No Leader”
(Minghui.org) “A group of dragons with no leader” is a well-known Chinese idiom. It describes the following situation: A group of capable people (hence “dragons”) are together. Each thinks highly of himself or herself. Nobody is convinced about the others' abilities. Therefore, they cannot choose a leader, and it is difficult to coordinate to do things together.
Sometimes the idiom is also used to describe the situation of lacking the most capable person to be the leader of the group, therefore the group cannot achieve its full potential.
For a group of Dafa cultivators, however, “a group of dragon with no leader” may entail an alternate situation:
A group of capable people together, everyone is modest and humble, with genuine mutual respect. Nobody believes that he or she has the capability to be a leader, but everyone is able to coordinate with one another, hence the group is able to achieve a great deal.
A group of capable people together, where everyone respects one another. They do not necessarily need a leader to manage everything. Each takes full responsibility and tries his or her best to achieve shared goals, with no attachments to his or her own benefit or gain.
Each does not mind whether his or her idea is adopted, and quietly accommodates others in cooperation. Even if the situation demands that one must act on his own, he does his best, thinking of the benefit of all.
By the same token, if a cultivator doesn't want to cooperate with others, and therefore, advocates or argues for “a group of dragons with no leader,” it is an example of mixing attachments with principles.
This is my limited understanding of group cooperation, inspired by an ancient Chinese idiom.