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I Don't Need to Compete With You

(Unless We're Playing a Fun Game) 209 People

    "All I Really Want To Do" - Bob Dylan

    "I ain't lookin' to compete with you Beat or cheat or mistreat you Simplify you, classify you Deny, defy or crucify you All I really want to do Is, baby, be friends with you....  ...I don't want to fake you out Take or shake or forsake you out I ain't lookin' for you...
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M 3 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    But ...

    ... I will,  if you or your activities fall within one of my areas of interest.   
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    That Would Be Pretty Dumb

    If you want to "win" that bad at something then perhaps I would just let you because I don't have any worries or hang ups.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    A Taoist View

    Well, apart from learning by experience that competition leads to exhaustion, jealousy, resentment and so on, it is good to draw inspiration from past generations. The Tao Te Ching and the related writings of early taoists (Zhuang Zi, Lie Zi) illustrate with suggestive examples...
    ArianX ArianX 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2011

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    And I'm Not Going To.

    A very wise man once said: "But let each one prove what his own work is, and then he will have cause for exultation in regard to himself alone and not in comparison with the other person.: Galatians 6:4 (Apostle Paul). This isn't a competition and it doesn't matter to me what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2012

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    Work Only

    I haven't ever really thought that I needed to compete with anyone.I do think that competition can be a good thing though. It can push you to do you're best and work harder so you'll get a better result out of something. So in a work sense competing with someone can be a positive...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 1 Response May 25, 2011

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    This is going to be lengthy

    but bear with me as I have seen a lot of posts about this subject. For a long time I wondered about this whole "game" thing, and also about being single for a large chunk of my life. Without being vain, but as a reasonably attractive person I have never had an issue getting...
    Nixoncarmichael Nixoncarmichael 31-35, M Mar 2, 2014

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    No Competition...

    ***** about me all you like, but in the end I win. Grace before fake beauty or self proclaimed entitlement, always!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Why? Just Why?

    Okay. The life of an Asian student is never easy, because we have Asian parents. In my honest opinion, most of the older generations in Asia have OCD, because they get that insane drive to compete with each other, just for the sake of competing. There is something ****** up...
    macabreprincess macabreprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    I Don't Mind Healthy Competition

    ...but I don't need to compete for competition's sake.  I think it's great to have a certain amount of competition in academia and the arts, but ultimately, I don't care who is smarter or prettier or richer or poorer than I am.  I can't say that I have never wasted my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2007

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    It Doesn't Need To

    i don't need to compete with anybody elseYou are different from mei am unique person that made me meI am not like others who you can just ***** withI am not stupidI have a degree and you have no right to tell me I'm stupidOnly me can tell myself i'm stupidOn the otherhand,They...
    friendlycat friendlycat 26-30, F May 18, 2011

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    No Need To Compete

    I dislike competition and therefore I can never compete with anyone.  I believe, competition is an act of jealousy. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    What's the Point?

    I don't see the point in competing with others... unless it's a cool game, like my pal Philip and I have going on, "Gift Wars"! LoL! I swear, I will out-gift you, Philip! Muh-ha-ha-ha-ha! XD But I see no gain in trying to out-do someone in anything else... I've...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    "Doesn'T Mean That Much To Me, To Mean That Much To You."

    - from Neil Young's song, 'Old Man' http://youtu.be/dVC2cszdTao
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M Jun 24, 2013

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    Life Is Not Zero-sum

    Why is it that some people always feel the need to compete ? ... That they're more successful in their career, that their kids are smarter, that their car is faster, that their vacations are better, that they're a better stock-picker, that they know more of the right people...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 1 Response May 21, 2008

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