Posted 19 July 2017 - 09:31 AM
And Barbara Streisand didn't have formal musical training. I have never understood why people who are clearly talented in ways that virtually the rest of humanity is not are used to try to justify "doing the stupid."
Dropping out of college (or whatever training one needs for a career of one's choice) because it worked for someone like Steve Jobs is not a good general recommendation.
The unbelievably exceptional can't be used as though it were applicable to the majority.
[The-Toolman, if I've misread you I apologize. The above still applies as a general point.]
Brian AKA Bri the Tech Guy (website in my user profile) - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134
In a modern society where everyone thinks their opinion deserves to be heard nothing annoys me more than individuals who mistake their personal preferences for fact.
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