The Odu Ifa teaches that the point of life is to become God; we only become God through sharing.
(below is a medieval bronze plaque from the Benin Empire in modern Nigeria. The Benin Empire (who referred to themselves as Edo) was a sister civilization to the Yoruba. This plaque depicts the Oba (king) and citizens sharing food brought back by the hunters. While the Oba holds on to the dangerous horns, the citizens hold on to various parts of the animal)