Cooperation is indispensable for the health and prosperity of human society. Mutual cooperation is necessary as ceaseless clashing with other persons would exhaust all people. If we mutually aid each other, it means that there is no obstruction to make us stumble. This is one significant difference between animals and human beings.
The animals often kill one another through fighting and conflict, but the people survive through mutual cooperation. If we hate other persons , we are in the darkness. Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone wisely remarked: “Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. Imay be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.”
There is no doubt that the groups thrive well through cooperation with other groups. The groups will disintegrate if there is is constant animosity amongthe members. The truth is that cooperation is one of the greatest treasures in life, as it stimulates positive mental activity, discovers unexpected potentialities hidden in every mentally healthy person, and fosters feelings of brotherhood and sympathy toward others.
It will be difficult for an adult to maintain a normal healthy personality, and cope with the contemporary social stresses and tension without cooperation from his or her social groups. A person who is not cooperative gets on our nerves, and drives us frantic.
The famous German scientist Albert Einstein aptly says: “A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.”