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Re: Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat

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"as much a gift from the gods as it is the work of any designer."
I don't believe that for one second. Been at it far to long to go for that.
I have found that to be a fairly common attitude amongst extraordinarily talented people. It comes so easily and naturally to them that they don't recognize the uniqueness there. True it takes a lot of hard work to actualize an innate "God given" talent but without the talent all you have is a lot of wasted effort or, at best, mediocre results.

I could play the piano 12 hours a day for the rest of my life and I wouldn't be as good as Van Cliburn was when he was a child.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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