Imagine a world where every single person gave his best without concern for how it placed him in relation to his peers. The whole world would be lifted up, as opposed to the baser approach where some must lose so that others can win.
Do you have it in you to reach for the highest and finest of which you are capable in any given moment, regardless of the nature of that which surrounds you?
I think so. Nay, I know so! So let it be.