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Richard MacCutchan17-Dec-20 2:27
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W Balboos, GHB17-Dec-20 3:02
mveW Balboos, GHB17-Dec-20 3:02 
In a way, back to what you noted in your original post:

How different people just see and understand things differently.

Way back in elementary school (do they still have that?) I was exceptionally good in math, and by second grade, reading. Science was a joy. Handwriting, to this day, childlike. Also, despite being able to express myself bother verbally and in written prose with some eloquence (when the mood shines), when being taught grammar (as in parts-of-speech), the more they taught the less I knew. Associating names and faces, and pure memorization in general is a horror for me - but I know where things were in (for example) a 60,000 line application I wrote some many years ago.

I had no trouble with C pointers because I learned assembly, first. I've heard that normally it can be quite a thing to grasp for learning C for those who haven't been elsewhere introduced.

The point (ah yes, yet another pun) is that we all get dealt a hand and play those cards as best we can - at least for some of us.

So - and this works out well for us as we're a herd-species - we all have different expertise and shortcomings that, when melded within the group, form a gestalt.


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