Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Linus: "There's No Heavier Burden Than a Great Potential"

This is very true. Look at all those child prodigies. They are all expected to do something great in their lives, and how many of them actually fulfill that?

So why announce to the world that technically you can possibly amount to something (and build up people's expectations - and potentially set everyone, including yourself, up for disappointment) when instead you can show something you have achieved that has practical use?

In other words, I won't put any credit when you say that you're good at something - say, music - unless you have productive output that proves it.

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Hannah said...

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