It's about content syndication. I understand the benefits of having your own unique content syndicated on other larger sites, like explained here:
Unleashing the Power of Syndicated Content | SEJ
My questions are for the opposite side, for the websites syndicated content:
What value are they providing. All of their content is just syndicated (copied/pasted) from other sources. Yet they still manage to get huge amounts of traffic, revenue, etc..
For example themindunleashed (dot) org is one example of that but I see it all the time. Business2Community.com is another