During the last 40 years, it became popular to build up children’s self-esteem by telling them they had infinite potential, unlimited opportunity. “You can do anything you want!”
In a certain sense that’s true, but in another sense it’s misleading. We all have different natural talents, different bodies, and different upbringings. If we were all able to become Supreme Ruler Of The World, we’re going to have a lot of competition – and a lot of unhappy people!