The girl with peacock eyes didn’t go to ordinary school – she went to extraordinary school.
There are all kinds of extraordinary gifts out there. Most people just hide theirs. If you’re too bright, you don’t want to be regarded a nerd or impractical or boring. If you’re too creative, you don’t want to be characterized as a potential economic failure. Maybe you just see the world in a slightly different way. But the majority punishes those who don’t see it in the majority way. Extraordinary perception is extraordinarily costly. We like amazing physical abilities, if they can be channeled into something financially rewarding like sports or music – one of the ‘ordinary’ venues for extraordinary talent. We’re less fond of extraordinary anything that isn’t practical in a business context. [Read more…] about The Girl With Peacock Eyes