The Artistic Importance of Cooperation in a Competitive World

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Members Only

We are a society that thrives on competition. We compete in school for grades, we compete in our professional lives to achieve positions and titles, we compete in our daily life patterns for everything from a faster lane on the freeway to a winning number in the local lottery. We like to win, to get ahead, to maneuver ourselves to a better vantage point. Perhaps Darwin’s proposed theory in his popular writing, Survival of the Fittest, clearly evidences our competitive spirit—our ongoing, ever-present striving to get to the front of the pack. It is powerful, motivational fuel for the human, but like any energy force, competition can be used in a positive and/or negative fashion.
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