On reflection actually, coops don't work, and you need a strong leader to rule with an iron fist


That or people learn some communication skills. But that's clearly not realistic

Coops need time and stability to develop cultural norms, and lock-in mechanisms (no or low exit options) to make enforcement mechanisms work.

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