Solitary and in Solidarity

In the short story by Albert Camus (Jonas or the artist at work), the main character leaves, as a last message, a word that his relatives will never know if it is "SOLITARY" or "SOLIDARY".
Beyond the letter that differentiates them and the opposing feelings or "ways of being" that they seem to represent, these adjectives become complementary and are "constitutive" of the majority of our states of souls and our states of men (and naturally of WOMEN...)
We are solitary AND supportive animals and it is this intelligence of ourselves that gives us our humanity. It is as necessary for an individual to confront himself as it is to be able to associate himself with collective impulses...