Pruning is necessary; not every branch in plants life is beneficial for its growth.
Unravelled another truth of Life, the decisions are solemnly yours if you are the only one being affected by them. Collateral Damage or the revenue bookings of the fruits of those decisions are solemnly yours if you are the only one being affected by it. But if the pillars are being shared then the down force of the outcome might carry more latent force for one particular pillar than the other for that pillar could be the victim of vandalised approach to things.
If you are driving or you are playing with the hearts while holding the spades in your hand, always keep in mind the other characters and jokers in the world are not at your disposal. If you cannot be careful and upcoming, never ask for more than you can chew; for you may even loose what you have. Never do onto others what you don’t want to go through yourself. Every action has an equally resistive response catapulted to it.