The problem with glorifying genius.

From this weeks The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week podcast

That Tesla loved his pigeon as a man loves a woman could only be seen as a mental illness is all we need to know about the critic. They can only see him as a great example of this narrative or that, but always one from their own perspective.

To glorify genius means exactly the opposite: it is to kneel before that which we know we could never understand.

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