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QncyFie t1_je6ci0w wrote

But if you just have someone doing any competition compete vs some pro at that competition. Not sure how well that works on everyone. If failure was inevitable then that can be used to rationalize the loss, making it invalid, thus reducing the depressive state.

Also isn't it the case with for example gangs that they are hyper aggressive when there is no clear social mobility. Some individuals become hostile over depressed. I suppose depression follows after tho when there is 0 gain