Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Talents appear in crisis and radical change

Robert

I wonder how many geniuses are around today and are unable to pop up due to the stable political and economical conditiosn we life in.

In my view it was the French Revolution which caused such a new shift in political and economical aspects (due again to philosophical and scientifical changes) - which tore down the old ruling class - stability causes inbreeding in solving crisis and challanges - that it freed the talents bound to their social restrictions and paved way for "unorthodox" solutions - and "new" men, without that - people like Napoléon Bonaparte would not have climbed the acreer ladder up to Emperor of the French, or Robespierre up to running the French Republic, and so on.

So great men - are a by product of a changing condition.

Best regards

Hans - Karl

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