Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining the effort.
Perfection is a myth, determination is rare, excuses are too common.
Nature is neutral, humans are not.
“Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.”
Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd.