A bottleneck exists because it is meant to be there, most of the time.
If everyone tries to squeeze through the same limited space, there is bound to be a traffic jam. In such moments, Darwinian concepts such as “the survival of the fittest” become relevant.
Reflective thinking from a detached perspective is likely to produce several “what if…” based questions.
The world is big enough for all of us to sustain each other, if we learn to see things from a range of viewpoints.
What if we have invested a lot of time and energy in barking up the wrong tree?