Our sages call Egypt and Israel two opposed levels of consciousness that are not supposed to coexist together. They remark that living in Egypt under Pharaoh's rule was an aberration.
Our sages also indicate that, precisely this was the kind of reality God chose in order to make the entire world aware of His preference for the children of Israel. The stone that the builders despised became the keystone. God made it that way, and this is something the nations can't question or reject. It's God's will.
God does not want the pyramid model to rule this world, but the circle model. The people of Israel lived and experienced it in their journeys throughout the desert during 40 years. God was in the center (the tabernacle), and the people surrounded Him.
The people of Israel are inherently diverse, hence twelve tribes with distinct traits, qualities and talents, all commanded by God to be “united together” to serve God's will.
In Judaism there is no difference between a water carrier, a wood gatherer, a judge, a priest, a warrior, an artist, a leader, a farmer, etc. All are equally important in the harmonic functional unity that Israel is commanded to be, have and manifest.