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Old 05-22-2007, 11:23 AM   #6
LarougeNY
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Originally Posted by Kim View Post
been there, discussed that.

So Rog's a "late bloomer", so what? Did you think Einstein was the greatest thinker when he was young? The point is its pretty pointless comparing a and b when a was this age and b was this age blah blah...Einstein is arguably the greatest thinker of our times, but there are child prodigies today who were greater than him at a particular age (well, didn't Einstein's teacher say he wouldn't amount to anything as a child??)...but do you think these child prodigies will be the "next" Einstein?

This is why its pointless to compare talents at a particular age.
Exactly.
There is no point even comparing them at different ages. If we go by that rule, then in a few years Nadal will win just about every grandslam, and he would have a huge lead at No.1, which we all know CANNOT happen.
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