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  • Two heads are better than one

    Should be yes. Most of the time, collectivism is better than individualism. As different people have different strengths and point of view. Therefore, more people share their ideas that must concern more dimensions and aspects. Two people working together have a better chance of solving a problem than one person working alone.

  • I agree collectivism is better

    Collectivism first of all allows for more jobs, a better consensus of what is needed in society. After all we do live in a society or else go and live in the wild and grow your own food is you want individualism!! The more individualist the world is the colder it gets.

  • Yes

    It is better to have a consensus of what is better than just one persons opinion. This is even more true if it will affect more people than the one that is making the decision. A lot of times the more people that give ideas than the better chance of it being a good idea.

  • Collectivism is better than individualism.

    It makes sense that the welfare of a large group should be more important than any individual member. Collectivist societies are generally stronger than ones that value individuality. Teams can work better and do more than any one person. Although a person's individuality is still important, the interests of a group are usually more important.

  • It is a cycle

    We are approaching a radical individualist society with too much difference of opinion and conflict. Individualism in ideal is a good thing but humans have always exploited it. Their egos they have surpass their abilities and they have a very Xenophobic, judgmental and biased point of view of other humans of different castes, religions and races. Poverty, Corruption and Wars are all a result of radical individualism and that this why it's time for the great rebirth. It is time to build a collectivist society again.

  • Collectivism is better in long term.

    Collectivism is better, here is 2 old sayings, "2 heads think better than 1", and "the union of the parts is more valuable, than the sum of the parts", collectivism agrees on common sense norms and regulations that can make the society more balanced, and retain that balance, and hence maintain a measure of economic equitably, reinforcing the democratic process as each one has comparable wealth, comparable material situations, and hence no capacity to overpass everyone else, destroy by hidden means the quality of democracy, creating a monopolist wave, that can lead him to owing the media, and bribing lawmen and polititians for its own gains.
    In economic terms as technology becomes much more complex, a individual alone even if genial cannot be decisive, he can lead the process, but he requires a healthy and stable society able to provide him with a competent workforce, and the final product can even be better.
    Also and very importantly as there is little corruption and lobbiysm, the most modern technologies tend to be applied, and not held back for profit motives, such societies also tend to be more developed as they have more people learning and reaching higher education.
    A good collectivist society, reinforces the individual, a individualist society becomes dysfunctional over time, and tends to destroy the society itself, and things end in misery and anarchy, and then it is the will of the strongest.

  • More organised, efficient and prosperous

    Doing things collectively always results in greater efficiency and better results in any task. With the support of others tasks can be delegated in such a way as to reduce the effort required by each individual, eventually with advancements in technology everything being significantly cheaper. Individualism creates conflict, and everyone is forced through life on their own without the support or cooperation that benefits those under collectivism.

  • Not better not worse.

    Collectivism is important for the well being of others. If everyone has equal access to basic human ressources then from there you can continue to flourish independently. It's just important that everyone supports each other so that we can grow as a community no matter what country you live in.

  • No Collectivism isn't better than Individualism

    Collectivism and individualism are just two different approaches to culture and society; one is not better than the other. Collectivism has its advantages, but individualism does, too. Personal freedom is certainly something to be appreciated and enjoyed. There's less shame and judgment in individualism, and more ability to feel free. Collectivism may take better care of society, though. They both have their benefits and detractions.

  • People are People not groups

    In a collectivist society people are "we" not "I". However everyone is an "I" and multiple individuals are a "We". Everyone should get to make their own choices in life because other people shouldn't decide what someone else wants to do in their personal life. I believe this and others may disagree but this is what i think.

  • The principles of collectivism make no sense.

    There is no sense in trying to make everyone work for a common good, but there is good in collectivism. I live in America, a very individual country, but that doesn't cloud my view of affairs outside of the states. The book "Anthem" by Ayn Rand Is about a collectivist society. Read it and you will understand this side of the battlefield .

  • A well functioning society needs both to be acknowledged as equally important and dangerous.

    Extreme collectivism is fascist and authoritarian.
    Extreme individualism is anarchy.
    Society itself is a collectivist idea. Give up some of your rights to live in a society where it is illegal for others to kill you, rape your wife, enslave you children and take your property. Also enable business to function under a set of laws with a non-biased judiciary to settle disputes. And societies can build a military to protect their way of life, anarchy can't.
    Individualists believe in a personal moral compass and the practicality of limited government and society and are willing to give up a few rights for the aforementioned benefits, while retaining individual rights and the understanding that people invented society and can dismantle it, the States invented the United States and can dismantle it, the nations invented the United nations and can dismantle it.
    Collectivists believe that the "greater good" justifies any means to get there. Most Good vs Evil stories involve a group of individualists (the good guys) fighting an evil that wants to bring "order" to the world. A well written story will show the good guys fighting each other a bit because each has his own individual agenda and their group seems slightly chaotic.
    Conservatives are EXTREMELY collectivist on social issues and individualistic on fiscal issues.
    Neo progressive Liberals are EXTREMELY collectivist on fiscal issues and individualistic on social issues.
    Classical Liberals are Fiscal individualist and Social Individualist
    Libertarians are Fiscal individualist and Social Individualist, but far more extreme than Classical Liberals.

    To achieve great things and build great wealth, people must work together toward a common goal with common laws and a solid infrastructure. When the government oversteps its bounds on an issue is a constant source of debate between the individualist and the collectivist.

  • We need both to achieve a functioning society. Extreme individualism is anarchy, extreme collectivism is authoritarian fascism.

    Extreme collectivism is fascist and authoritarian.
    Extreme individualism is anarchy.
    Society itself is a collectivist idea. Give up some of your rights to live in a society where it is illegal for others to kill you, rape your wife, enslave you children and take your property. Also enable business to function under a set of laws with a non-biased judiciary to settle disputes. And societies can build a military to protect their way of life, anarchy can't.
    Individualists believe in a personal moral compass and the practicality of limited government and society and are willing to give up a few rights for the aforementioned benefits, while retaining individual rights and the understanding that people invented society and can dismantle it, the States invented the United States and can dismantle it, the nations invented the United nations and can dismantle it.
    Collectivists believe that the "greater good" justifies any means to get there. Most Good vs Evil stories involve a group of individualists (the good guys) fighting an evil that wants to bring "order" to the world. A well written story will show the good guys fighting each other a bit because each has his own individual agenda and their group seems slightly chaotic.
    Conservatives are EXTREMELY collectivist on social issues and individualistic on fiscal issues.
    Neo progressive Liberals are EXTREMELY collectivist on fiscal issues and individualistic on social issues.
    Classical Liberals are Fiscal individualist and Social Individualist
    Libertarians are Fiscal individualist and Social Individualist, but far more extreme than Classical Liberals.

  • Both have their extremes and NO ONE is purely one or the other.

    Extreme collectivism is fascist and authoritarian.
    Extreme individualism is anarchy.
    Society itself is a collectivist idea. Give up some of your rights to live in a society where it is illegal for others to kill you, rape your wife, enslave you children and take your property. Also enable business to function under a set of laws with a non-biased judiciary to settle disputes. And societies can build a military to protect their way of life, anarchy can't.
    Individualists believe in a personal moral compass and the practicality of limited government and society and are willing to give up a few rights for the aforementioned benefits, while retaining individual rights and the understanding that people invented society and can dismantle it, the States invented the United States and can dismantle it, the nations invented the United nations and can dismantle it.
    Collectivists believe that the "greater good" justifies any means to get there. Most Good vs Evil stories involve a group of individualists (the good guys) fighting an evil that wants to bring "order" to the world. A well written story will show the good guys fighting each other a bit because each has his own individual agenda and their group seems slightly chaotic.
    Conservatives are EXTREMELY collectivist on social issues and individualistic on fiscal issues.
    Neo progressive Liberals are EXTREMELY collectivist on fiscal issues and individualistic on social issues.
    Classical Liberals are Fiscal individualist and Social Individualist
    Libertarians are Fiscal individualist and Social Individualist, but far more extreme than Classical Liberals.

  • Never the "greater good".

    Collectivism is such a bad idea. It's mostly the use of force against a free individual. Collectivists don't believe you should be a free individual. They don't believe you should have your own money or property. They believe that you should give up all of "yours" for "everyone".
    Collectivism is displayed through taxation which is basically extortion or through other methods like legislation that robs people of their civil and constitutional rights. Collectivism is bad. Why do you want to be a figurative slave? Be an individual.

  • It in our nature

    It is in human nature that we strive for dominion over others. Why not turn that nature into a mostly positive force? Rather than force a group to collectivize for the greater good, we give them the freedom to find ways to benefit themselves, and they will eventually learn that it can only be achieved by negotiating and collaborating with other people. Turn it into an incentive for driving progress. This is why capitalist systems has dominated communist ones in human history.

  • 100% Individualism Over Collectivism

    There are so many possible reasons why individualism would trump collectivism. One of the most important reasons is that with individualism, you have freedoms you wouldn't otherwise get in a collectivist society. Some of these are freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and freedom of religion. In a collectivist society, you dont get these aspects

  • I agree too

    Because of the giant gust of wind from Howard sterns ass crack because this is how we do it here in the new york as well as because i don't go outside and i don't like shit on my desk phil from accounting but i don't care becuse i slept with your fat ass wife so the joke is on you


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