Interestingly, I’m not really agreeing with both of you (Paul B.
Nicolas Stampf

The point and conclusion of my article is also the part you highlighted near the end:

Competition and Cooperation have no independent existence, i.e. they are not objective properties of the world. Competition and Cooperation are called-forth into being, into the world, only as a function of the way in which we choose to observe a domain.

and you said:

IMHO, Cooperation or Competition tells more about the mindset of the one uttering the word than about the reality that is happening.

I’m not understanding what it is that you disagree about. Can you clarify?