Re: GENIUS: without the political correctness
Tue, 14 Jan 1997 01:41:49 -0500 (EST)

In a message dated 97-01-13 14:37:53 EST, you write:

> There's only one thing I know FOR SURE about genius, and that is: you
> don't become one by talking, discussing, or thinking about being one.

On the contrary, talking and thinking about it is far more likely to
determine its nature and guide us to creating the effect than is blindly
dismissing reason in favor of mystical revelation, regardless how "sure"
you may feel about such revelations.

This is way off track:

I am never in favor of mystical revelation, or blindness of any type, and if
you thought i was suggesting anything of the sort, I apologize for being

Exactly the opposite, I am suggesting lots of hard work, and producing
something of substance, rather than chatting endlessly about who is entitled.