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It is far too easy to attribute the success of others to natural talent. However, natural talent becomes less of a factor the more a craft is practiced, meaning in extremely successful athletes, musicians, and other folks of talent, their skill is founded far more greatly on practice than on talent. With hard work, therefore, one can likely overtake any human quantity of talent, amirite?

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The people who reach the top of their fields have put in hard work on top of their natural talent. Through hard work alone, you can become excellent at something, but you'll always be at a disadvantage compared to someone who works equally hard, but has natural gifts, too.

@perdix The people who reach the top of their fields have put in hard work on top of their natural talent. Through hard...

The post isn't saying that you can be better than anyone with talent- just that you can be better than anybody who doesn't work at their talent.

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