email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Similarly, it's easier for an average adult to imagine that young
> Kragen (or Aaron Swartz, or Albert Sittler, or any of a number of
> other kids I could name) is really an adult mind that has somehow
> transmigrated into a child's body than to really understand the person
> before them.
> Gifted children no more have "adult minds" than adult dwarfs have
> "children's bodies".
I can't resist responding! Perhaps it's not that some children are "gifted",
but that the trivial busywork and nonsense of school and society destroy
most other children.
-- [ Aaron Swartz | email@example.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
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