Getter or Giver

Aim to give, not to gain, to gain that no one has ever gained.

Anmol Mohan

A getter aims to benefit from a lot of rewards
A giver aims to benefit a lot with rewards

A getter asks what can I attain
A giver asks what can I do

A getter is disappointed by the lack of results
A giver is disappointed by the lack of opportunities

A getter's motivation is to end the game
A giver's motivation is to continue the game

A getter focuses on accomplishments of the past
A giver focuses on the potential of the future

A getter runs against the time
A giver flows with the time

A getter is resolute in their target
A giver is resolute in their values

A getter follows the train to the known
A giver paves the way to the unknown

A getter sees comfort in perfection
A giver sees beauty in imperfection

A getter finds pleasure beyond the wall
A giver finds pleasure in hitting the wall

A getter is worried about making mistakes
A giver is waiting to learn from mistakes

A getter presumes divide among groups
A giver presumes unity among groups

A getter fiddles with their image in others
A giver fiddles with their image of others

A getter seeks validations for incentives
A giver seeks visions for inspiration

A getter relies on knowledge to find a solution
A giver relies on conviction to find a solution

A getter makes plans to achieve predictability
A giver plans to make room for unpredictability

A getter intends to alter situations during uncertainty
A giver intends to alter beliefs during uncertainty

A getter's satisfaction may last for sometime
A giver's satisfaction stands through time

A getter is happy with what they achieved
A giver is surprised with what they achieved

A getter gets everything they ever imagined
A giver gets something they couldn't have ever imagined

This post is dedicated to James P. Carse - The Author of Finite and Infinite Games


Anmol Mohan

I am just trying to make sense of this world. I am interested in the hardest puzzles like Consciousness, Humanity and Multiverse. Sharing my honest learning during this journey.