Contributing to Humanity is seeing (or mirage-ing) the goalpost-like constellations in stars, data, or markets and then building meaningful games for others so that they want to build ships to take you there.
If successful, you either get there or quietly start searching for new constellations to guide these built ships.
In research: it's a Nature paper or a fodder for a new grant
Startups: it's unicorns or pivots
Failures are variants of abandoned PhDs or zombie startups.
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