Cooperation is better than competition.

June 20, 2019, 5:27 am

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The debate "Cooperation is better than competition." was started by Allirix on June 20, 2019, 5:27 am. 64 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 22 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

Nemiroff posted 1 argument, Allirix posted 1 argument to the agreers part.
Repent_4_The_End_Is_Near posted 2 arguments, mwest0097 posted 1 argument to the disagreers part.

Allirix, MADHURA, swara, sakshi, fireball4thewin, Starlight, jennalyse, bigbuttgal, Jane, itzmeboi, YEET, codyray16, DebatorOfFacts, Agrumentman, Audrey23 and 49 visitors agree.
Nemiroff, fry, Repent_4_The_End_Is_Near, mwest0097, Deat, shaswat_singh, Andrew_Sagirius and 15 visitors disagree.

This is kind of a weird question that I don't lean either way in. In evolution there is cooperation and competition, in capitalism there is cooperation and competition, among any system where there is a limited resource, whatever it may be, there is cooperation and competition, both have their strengths and weaknesses, where the most successful find a balance of cooperation and competition

1 week, 6 days ago

depends on the situation. in a relationship, yes. in parts of an economy? no

3 months, 1 week ago
Allirix
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I believe cooperation is better for you and your own kind in every instance. Competition is better for you when you're not the one competing. As customers we are rewarded by businesses 'tripping' each other to win the business sustainability competition. I'm not saying that's a bad thing, but overall I still believe cooperation is better than competition.

3 months, 2 weeks ago

Yeah, so it basically depends on the scenario

3 months, 2 weeks ago

Not always. When a lot of people are involved, competition can be better than cooperation. For example, if the 10 largest companies producing "X" cooperate to keep prices higher than necessary so they all make a large profit off the masses, that's bad for the customers. if they compete for the lowest possible prices and try to drive each other out of business, that's good for the customers. Discord at one level is harmony at another.

3 months, 2 weeks ago

I argue that co-operation is good for a collective cause & competition, better for individual improvement. Competitive spirit can push us individually, to better than the opponent while co-operation pushes people to work towards a common goal. But either way, improvement is almost inevitable, be it individual or collective.

3 months, 2 weeks ago
Nemiroff
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competition gives 2 ways of winning. bettering yourself, or tripping your opponent. the latter way can help you personally, but can also hurt everyone else. like when AM radio sabotaged the inventor of FM setting it back very far.

do you believe cooperation cannot make you into a better self? 2 heads arent better then 1? even within our current system where companies compete, you expect employees within a company to cooperate. if they keep sabotaging each other, what will happen to the company?

4 months ago

Competition could be better for the mass majority who disagrees. Competition is what drives us to be better versions of ourselves

4 months ago

It depends. Minecraft survival is better in co-op, but build battle is better as a competition xD

4 months, 3 weeks ago
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