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Some people live in isolated places. They have little choice but to practice without much 'meat world' contact with others.
Others though have a built in aversion to being around other practitioners. They want to protect their own views and habits. They think that no one else comes up to scratch and they want to play sheriff. Or they feel inadequate and think that their inexperience will make them seem foolish.
I think those feelings should be resisted. Traditionally the Buddha left THREE Jewels..Buddha Dharma and Sangha , and the last is not least. I dont think online Sangha counts...useful though it is.
The danger in the absence of Sangha is alienation.
The internet is littered with the evidence.