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I don't think its dark. I think its something people should think about more often and understand better.

Perhaps the things people are often celebrated for are actually chance outcomes of generally negative behaviors.

To know whether that is the case requires people to be more critical of people's positive aspects and spend more time thinking about their negative aspects.




I'm not convinced. Jobs was incredible despite his flaws, not because of them. There are plenty of asshole liars that go nowhere, but Jobs' passion and vision was so strong people are willing to look past it

I still think you make an interesting point, and I find it compelling to look at idols when they were young and nobody cared.

Bringing such idols back to earth can help one realize that we are all in fact human, and as such all have tremendous challenges, flaws, and potential




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