Archive for December, 2013

Talent

Posted in Thoughts and rants on December 3, 2013 by Eyeless

I don’t believe in natural talent, if by natural talent one means being born with a gift. Surely, some people have an aptitude for, let’s say mathematics. This is because the choices they’ve made and the actions they’ve done have narrowed down their skill tree to that particular subject. What we are actually born into is an open world of opportunities. Our talents will only start to grow as we take action.

Cristian Mihai

talent“Everybody is talented because everybody who is human has something to express.” Brenda Ueland

First, I’d like to say that I don’t believe in talent as an innate ability to do something. Whether we’re talking about art, sports, or anything else. Talent is  skill acquired over a certain period of time, and a certain individual’s talent depends on a lot of factors, both internal and external.

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