Can We Drop Our Genius?

Can We Drop Our Genius?
April 2, 2019 Chris Rowland

  
By TTT Subscriber Bob Pearce.

You may like to think that when we call someone a ‘Genius’ we are paying due respect to an individual we believe is blessed with a gift for the extraordinary.

But I’ll tell you that when we call someone a ‘Genius’ we are actually paying due respect to an individual we believe is blessed with a gift for appreciating the extraordinary. That’s us.

You could say that we’re making it known that not only are we aware of their work, we also have the impeccably sophisticated taste and exquisitely discerning judgement to savour it. We’re pointing out our pointing out.

It’s a badge that says ‘I’m a genius-spotting genius’.

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