It would be rather silly to think that we as individuals are uncommon. For every master, there is a teacher.
IF anyone has a keen work ethic, a little ingenuity, mixed in with timely guidance’ most people can be perceived as exceptional. The gift comes from somewhere and the inspiration does too. The magical fairy dust doesn’t land only on a select few.
As great as anyone is or has been, we are all only as upgraded as those that came before us’ make sure to thank them.
Take a moment and think of a historical figure or even a lesser known commoner and quickly it becomes apparent that ‘imitation is the sincerest form of flattery‘ [Charles Colton].
PS even the G.O.A.T. didn’t reinvent the wheel. Check out the link provided for proof.