So don’t act like one.
Just because monkeys peel their bananas from the “bottom” doesn’t mean you have to too. You are, after all, a higher form of intelligence.
Keep track of your banana-peeling success from both ends. If you’re anything like me (or if your bananas are anything like mine), the stem will win more often than not, judging by two important metrics: 1. Ease of peel; and 2. Post-peel hand cleanliness.