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At the cost of another

One question asked on Thursday was this: What sort of motivation would come from one person doing better at the cost of another?

I believe that the question was hypothetical, so I'll answer it as such.

...Well should we not all try to become more equal? Its possibly the only logical answer to one with a strong sense of compassion for others. But, as always, not quite the response we would see. I believe that instead, people would push harder to better themselves in fear of being pushed down themselves. Or pure greed. Fear or greed. I'm boiling my assumptions down into one loathsome soup. 

 

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