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If you've ever been on a long road trip, there's a solid chance you've seen Albert Einstein, tongue impishly stuck out, staring down at you from a billboard that proudly proclaims, "As a student, he was no Einstein." It's advertising meant to encourage, but it's always felt strange to me. It capitalizes off an honest narrative of Einstein as a rebellious flunker with the image of a foolish moron who somehow eventually got smart. His school failings are true, but these billboards obscure the fact that Einstein was incredibly, fantastically, abominably smart, even while he was failing French exams. Taking...
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