Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Day 19 → A talent of yours


[tal-uhnt] Example Sentences Origin


a special natural ability or aptitude: a talent for drawing.
a capacity for achievement or success; ability: young men of talent.
To be perfectly honest, I don't really believe in the first definition of talent, and most people would have the same capacity for achievement or success (2), so this is going to be a silly post.

I feel that what is called a talent is generally just something one was taught early on, or spent lots of time and effort perfecting. A sill would be a far more appropriate word. Isn't it lovely that I'm so cynical?
I guess I can paint and make things out of beads, these are just things that interested me and I spent lots of time learning and practising them so it does not feel very special.

I guess I'm also kind of good at remembering certain things - like numbers and where things are, but I find that I tend to make an effort or be genuinely interested in something to remember it.  And I'm terrible at remembering names and faces ^^;;;

1 comment:

  1. To me you're super talented because you're really creative and smart and artsy.