time: that anyone striving to be a universal genius will inevitably fail.
Because today, unlike in Da Vinci’s
time, there’s so much competition out there in every field that only people who devote themselves to
one subject are successful. Anyone who wants to be a professional high flyer, the “Father of the Year,” a
star violinist, a globetrotter and an art connoisseur all at once should either rethink his priorities or feel
satisfied about being incredibly mediocre in each of these fields. After all, it’s rare for a genius to be an