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or c) change the system and lower your personal success but it's worth it because in aggregate you've helped the world more than you've hurt yourself.

Right, c is also possible, but I'd question the ratio - helped the world "more" is yet another specific case, which depends on values.

Anyway, what are the odds?

I'd say : a) 1% b) 97% c) 2%

It seems to me like a bad idea, unlike you want to hurt yourself (self sacrifice is generally a bad thing in my philosophy) on you love risk taking/gambling.

It's not worth it.


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