Spoon boy: "Do not try and bend the spoon. That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth.
Neo: What truth?
Spoon boy: There is no spoon.
Neo: There is no spoon?
Spoon boy: Then you'll see, that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.
Every Cake Walk experience brings you a little closer to the truth: that participation pays off
…and that guy is not getting to eat any cake.
Knowing you, you can probably bend cakes, too.