This I Thought was True
A Genius’ Life Would Be Easy And Cool
A genius’ life would be easy and cool. This I thought was true. My sister has told me repeatedly she wishes to have the brain of a genius. This is what I told her: Have you ever worked with people who are completely incompetent or talked to someone who doesn’t seem to have a thought in his head? That’s what a genius feels like, every single day. The magician may laugh at the audience for being tricked, but who is having a better time? Besides, study says that for every great skill, it takes about 10,000 hours to master it. That’s 20 hours a week for 10 years. Bill Gates started using computers at the age of 13 and he spent more than 10,000 hours programming it. Geniuses have to work hard, too.
Edward talks about a new student in the class. The new student is very popular and outshines everyone else. Edward admires the new student's ability to grab people’s attention. Although he is still jealous and slightly threatened by the new student, Edward is learning to look at the bright side of the situation.
2018/08/02 (星期四) 00:10:16