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    11 months ago

    Both of Taylor Swift’s parents are hedge fund managers. One of the most successful popstars of the current generation not only had access and training from a young age, she was able to fully commit to her passion. There is something to be said for natural talent and beauty, but how many other equally talented and beautiful people are out there just grinding at a dead end job instead of making music or art?

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      11 months ago

      I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops

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        11 months ago

        This has been my reaction when anti abortion activists say things like, “What if Einstein was aborted??”

        Cool hypothetical. We know for a fact that millions of people waste their potential because of the color of their skin, their caste, their access to education, preventable disease, etc.

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      11 months ago

      You’re absolutely correct, however if I were that rich I would just have a small mansion with a lazy river and pina coloda machine. That’s my passion