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Crab mentality, sometimes referred to as crabs in the bucket, is a phrase that describes a way of thinking best described by the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you." The metaphor refers to a pot of crabs. Individually, the crabs could easily escape from the pot, but instead they grab at each other in a useless "king of the hill" competition which prevents any from escaping and ensures their collective demise.

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The phrase ‘crab mentality’ is used to describe the 'if I can’t have it, neither can you’ mindset. The metaphor refers to a pot of crabs that could…

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Ang Kuwago: Observations: A Lesson on Filipino Crab Mentality

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