An aside from this MTG profile in Politico struck me as an important pattern.
“I can speak from personal experience,” said Chambers, the grandson of a billionaire, “that this sort of material class prominence doesn’t yield a lot of personal satisfaction in life, you know? So I think the most common path is that people continue to find ways to kind of cultivate their own self-importance and distract themselves from the sort of meaninglessness of their existence.”
A lot of ambition is just misplaced self-medication. This is why we ask so often in Better Humans and Coach.me, to what end?