Fandango’s Provocative Question #146


For his provocative question this week Fandango asks

In your opinion, is it better to be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond? Or perhaps a big fish in a big pond? Why do you feel that way?

Brain overload. (It doesn’t take much. LOL)
Here’s the thought process:
Am I the fish?
No, this is about fish being fish. The question doesn’t ask, if I’d rather be a big or little fish? It says which is it better to be on a “fish scale”? Pun intended.
Okay… then being a big fish in a big pond is the best survival scenario.
More food, fewer problems from predators because there are more places to hide and a likely more available number of mating opportunities to make baby fishes (fry).

If this question was intended to be a metaphor for something else, my pond doesn’t run that deep or perhaps I’m too shallow. You decide. 🙂

4 thoughts on “Fandango’s Provocative Question #146

  1. Fandango 12/01/2021 / 8:19 pm

    Yeah I guess I should have asked “Would you rather be….” Live and learn, right?

    • Susan St.Pierre 12/01/2021 / 8:22 pm

      🤣 No worries. It was fun to “hit the ball where it lies”. We’re supposed to run with our own take. Everyone did a great job.

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