EPISODE

⚡️ Competition: Are Winners & Losers A Necessary Part Of Life?

Mere Mortals

Juan's going to have at least 8 competitive children, but unfortunately they'll all be losers :'(

In Episode #271 of 'Musings' Juan and I discuss: Grant Cardone's silly article, rivalry between winners and losers, if self-improvement is a competition, the different types of bounded games, why sexual selection and evolution is true but not necessarily helpful to the topic, the varying emotions that can occur from competition, whether it requires a zero sum mindset and if competition is a necessary part of life.

We'd like to thank Dave Jones and Petar for helping to support us this week. They are the real winners!

As always, we hope you enjoy. Mere Mortals out!

Timeline:
(0:00) - Competition is for sissies
(3:21) - Definition
(5:51) - General thoughts
(8:30) - Can you be competitive against yourself?
(15:01) - 1v1 or in a group
(20:05) - Finite & Infinite Games
(25:56) - Kaleidoscopic truths
(30:02) - Boostagram Lounge
(34:41) - Emotions aren't necessary
(36:30) - Is competitive joy zero sum?
(41:03) - Do we want competitive children?
(47:33) - Examples of our competitiveness
(51:15) - Comments
(53:21) - How do competitive people think?
(55:54) - Could there exist a universe without winners and losers
(1:00:54) - Participation trophies
(1:03:35) - Make a competitive comment


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