The debate "Only individuals can have wills and act." was started by
October 3, 2018, 2:43 pm.
12 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 18 people are on the disagree side.
It looks like most people are against to this statement.
lachlan2 posted 1 argument to the agreers part.
lachlan2, crispsandchips and 10 visitors agree.
18 visitors disagree.
a person can also be part of several groups thus not sacrificing his individuality but choosing which collectives/coalition to join and how to prioritize them.
for solo struggles in our large complex world are as futile and useless as a lone worker negotiating fair pay against a monolith
yes indeed. I do not fancy the group being it's own entity. but the people can speak with one voice calling themselves "the group".
ex: we the people, Metallica goes on tour, the democratic platform, etc.
Yes people can make the individual act to join a group. They are making the decision and acting to join the group.
well, you arent wrong, but individuals can also unite their will in groups. a team can make a decision, as can an army, a union, a political party, etc.
its still individuals making the decisions, but they work together and move as 1, giving strength to a common cause that may be impossible with disorganized individual effort.