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Involution

when competition makes everyone's life worse

Last week a friend of mine from China introduced me to a new word that popped up in Chinese culture last year to describe the point where competition switches from being productive to destructive. It’s called **involution** and if you haven’t heard of it yet, you’re missing out on an important concept that helps explain the greatest paradox of our time:

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