I just read this
awesome post at AJATT
. It basically discusses the idea of doing one of anything versus doing none of it.
Essentially, even though 0 and 1 are "next" to each other on the "real" number line, they are far from close to each other. What I got from it was that no matter how many zeroes you string together, you still get nothing. Adding ones together, however, moves you forward. Just one more gets you closer to that next goal.
I'll let the post speak for itself, though. Go and have a read