Why Do We Compete? Thought-Provoking Conversations on It's A Question of Balance with Ruth Copland
Why do we compete? Is it a natural human impetus or is it forced upon us by society?
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Do you get a thrill from competing or do you avoid it like the plague? How does categorizing people as winners or losers affect our society? And perhaps most importantly how does competition affect how we think about ourselves? For Out and About this week Ruth Copland goes a bit further out and about than usual to Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway in central California to interview two professional racecar drivers, Fernando Rees and Brandon Davis, who drive for Aston Martin and compete in races around the world including Le Mans, the FIA World Endurance Championship and Pirelli World Challenge. They talk about what drives (no pun intended!) them to compete. We consider whether competition is the best way to evaluate individual worth, and the merits and drawbacks of America’s obsession with competition.
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