Ambition has always been one of those fascinating aspects of the human condition. Defined literally it is the desire for personal achievement but the question always asked is at what cost? At what point does my thirst for greatness or success at something supersede my own sense of right and wrong or individuality.

The way I see it everything gained is something lost. Succeeding at something will always have a ripple effect towards yourself and those around you and oftentimes it will be negative and cause strains but I honestly and truly believe the most extreme cost ambition can claim for you is your own sense of self identity. If you have to adjust major parts of who you are and replace them with scorn, malice or pompousness then what it is you want will never actually bring you happiness.

Ambition is great, it’s what keeps all of us and humanity at large moving forward but it should…

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