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“I wish not to preach the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.” — Theodore Roosevelt

In the 1960’s, a behavioral psychologist and ethologist named John B. Calhoun conducted a series of experiments on a phenomenon he coined “Behavioral Sink”. It was a study of the social psychology of mice in an overcrowded environment, he sought to find parallels between the social behaviors of mice and a possible future in human society.

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