2014-Dealing with not being a genius is hard. Every fiber in your being tells you to bow down to your pride. Being a man means endless worship of ego because the absence of that dignity would cause your ego to bleed out and a man without an ego is a like a balloon without air. If you’re not conceited or vain you’re like every other walking talking mediocrity who was told one too many times they were special for no reason. Greatness confronts or is born from adversity. All great men triumphed over an ideology to become ordinary. And that’s why their measure is great, because by comparison to the masses they remain superior. And those who stand at the glorious peak of superiority can be called in one way or another geniuses.