It's hard to get an unbiased sense of where we stand compared to others. This show goes into one technique my brother used as child and one technique I use today. In both cases, they helped us better understand the scope of the world and our place in it.
The Law of Convenience is almost akin to a law of physics or nature that you can almost never get around. Here is another example of how I ultimately walked away from something important to me, somethign I worked hard at, simply because of convenience was working against me.