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At least that's what an appallingly large number of people on here seem to think. Because they don't believe in talent. As for me, I disagree.
Yes, there's not even an attempt to match the style of the original troll.
No talent for trolling I guess.
I'm serious. Some people on here don't believe in talent.
What's so inflammatory about it?
Dull. Let's spice this up.
It's not too late to change the title of the forum.
They don't sell that where I'm at.
Being on occasion subject to conspiracy theories I of course suspect there is something untoward going on here. With my razzor-sharp wit I have noticed that all of the people involved in this thread so far have over 3,000 member points. Hmmm very very odd I must say. I'll have to radio the secret Saceship out beyond Mars to get more info. Might be able to post more later, then again things may have to be kept quiet --- --- ---
Just because they did not like Fischer as a person they deny his talents as having merrit.
Fischer was not the nicest guy in the world, but he could sure play chess like the best of them.
Hitler was not the nicest guy in the world either, but he sure was a great public speaker.
These people don't believe anybody has any talent because "There is no such thing as talent." It's just a matter of how much you study. Common sense says that's not so.
Yeah, I think it's on the basis of threads like this that Godwin's law was formulated.
Okay is there any really "Nice Chess Heros" or any really "Nice Dictators"?
I agree with woodshover. If talent did not exist, we would not have prodigies of any kind. How can one explain the phenomenon of Capablanca or Sultan Khan or Carlsen without referring to their talent, as an inborn quality?
Instead of having a pity party about how untalented we think we are, some of us simply work harder to be proficient in whatever we do. Because of this whether talent exists or not is unimportant.
But some people like to complain and that is their prerogative.
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