Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and assignment below:
While some people promote competition as the only way to achieve success, others emphasize the power of cooperation. Intense rivalry at work or play or engaging in competition involving ideas or skills may indeed drive people either to avoid failure or to achieve important victories. In a complex world, however, cooperation is much more likely to produce significant, lasting accomplishments.
Do people achieve more success by cooperation than by competition?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observation.
2. 审题关键词：competition, cooperation
正：Through cooperation, people know better about others’ ideas and work towards the same goal as a team.
反：Only emphasizing cooperation will result in “group think”, where many group members contribute nothing to the team but become “free riders”.
补：We need both cooperation and competition to achieve success.