Responses by Jill Gooding and Joel Magnes. You are right! There is no “group” consciousness, just one Mind expressing itself individually as man.
Mary Baker Eddy wrote of Jesus: “His mission was both individual and collective. He did life's work aright not only in justice to himself, but in mercy to mortals, — to show them how to do theirs, but not to do it for them nor to relieve them of a single responsibility” (Science and Health, p. 18).