Re: [LAU] OT: talent and craftsmanship [was: Re: OT: Dub Fx]

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To: Charles Henry <czhenry@...>
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Date: Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 2:49 am

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 9:21 PM, Charles Henry wrote:

as i noted, i think its quite difficult for most people to *discover*
where their talents lie. in the industrialized nations, have a society
worldwide that puts enormous value on certain types of skills, and
makes it much harder to persevere at something that falls outside of
this judgement.

as was noted by someone else in the thread, i think its possible that
a lot of "talent" involves just the right level of self-criticism. i
am not aware of many things that i am not very good at, mostly because
i had the talent/curse of observing quite early on that i just didn't
think i would ever be good at certain things (e.g. playing tabla) and
just dropped them. its quite easy to construct a personal history of
immense success if you are good at rapidly navigating away from things
that you don't have much (obvious) chance of excelling in.
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Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, hollunder, (Thu Feb 11, 9:26 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Emiliano Grilli, (Thu Feb 11, 10:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Fri Feb 12, 5:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Josh Lawrence, (Sat Feb 13, 5:40 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Atte André Jensen, (Fri Feb 12, 11:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, hermann, (Fri Feb 12, 6:15 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Thu Feb 11, 11:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Arve Barsnes, (Fri Feb 12, 9:39 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Fri Feb 12, 10:23 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, , (Fri Feb 12, 8:21 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Fri Feb 12, 10:35 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, , (Fri Feb 12, 11:42 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: talent and craftsmanship [was: Re: OT: Dub Fx], Viktor Mastoridis, (Fri Feb 12, 1:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: talent and craftsmanship [was: Re: OT: Dub Fx], Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas, (Fri Feb 12, 6:38 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: talent and craftsmanship [was: Re: OT: Dub Fx], Paul Davis, (Sat Feb 13, 2:49 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: talent and craftsmanship [was: Re: OT: Dub Fx], Atte André Jensen, (Sat Feb 13, 7:42 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: talent and craftsmanship [was: Re: OT: Dub Fx], Viktor Mastoridis, (Sat Feb 13, 10:57 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Fri Feb 12, 12:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, , (Fri Feb 12, 12:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Fri Feb 12, 12:57 pm)
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Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Fri Feb 12, 12:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Fri Feb 12, 12:11 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Esben Stien, (Sat Feb 13, 2:01 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Sat Feb 13, 10:40 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Erik de Castro Lopo, (Sat Feb 13, 11:14 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Sat Feb 13, 1:32 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, david, (Sat Feb 13, 4:48 pm)
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Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, luigi curzi, (Sat Feb 13, 1:59 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Jeremy, (Sat Feb 13, 5:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Folderol, (Sat Feb 13, 2:31 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, Emiliano Grilli, (Fri Feb 12, 12:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: Dub Fx, luigi curzi, (Fri Feb 12, 11:53 am)