• I happen to have a talent for allocating capital. But my ability to use that talent is completely dependent on the society I was born into. If I'd been born into a tribe of hunters, this talent of mine would be pretty worthless. I can't run very fast. I'm not particularly strong. I'd probably end up as some wild animal's dinner.

    "The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream". Book by Barack Obama. Chapter 5, 2006.
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