so you start with one. and he's an individual. then you have two. and he's an individual as well. and they are equals. and things are fine. they get along sometimes. sometimes they fight. but it's good for the most part. and then you have three. and he's an individual as well but there's a problem. Democracy has arrived. two wolves and a sheep. these three kittens without any authority beyond themselves are a democracy because they are bonded as they are kittens and because they share the same space. So it is up to them to keep things peaceful.