If it were solely about survival, no one would be fat, 'cause they'd take just as much as they needed, and stop there.
We wouldn't build guns and missiles, 'cause we'd have made alliances long ago. Surely, the survival instinct has got a pretty big stake on responsibility, but let's not get carried away with this self endowed nobility and say we're concerned security in the raw.
Uhm... society expects society to keep society from dying?So we're working within the bounds of life alone. Society aims to create guarantees other then death. In fact, many people feel like society should guarantee them an escape from death, hence the debate about the "right to health-care" going on in this country right now.
I think you're referring to too many parties with the same word. I can't figure out what you're really saying.