"Okay, listen fellas, we need to tackle this thing differently." The crowd of swimmers gathered around. "So, we all know how this goes. We all swim our fastest, and then one of us wins and the rest of us get nothing, right?" A chorus of agreement came back at him.
"Well, I think it's time for something different. Something more fair."
One swimmer shouted back, "What's more fair than the fastest getting the prize?"
"What if we all got something? What if there was enough to go around? It doesn't have to be a zero-sum game!" A few others cheered, then more. "Why should I get everything just because I'm out in front?"
"Because you're out in front," shouted the other swimmer, and some cheered him on.
"But what if I want to share? With all of you, my brothers and sisters? If I believe that none should have to suffer if we only work together for the common good!" The crowd roared its approval. "So let's all swim together, and cross the finish line together. Together, we'll all get a bite of the prize!"
Twelve weeks later, the OB/GYN looked at the ultrasound and said, "What the fuck?"