Journal Excerpt - GreatnessGreatness. What defines greatness? What makes a person great? Is it in their genes? Is it something they aspire to? Or... Is it something that is thrust upon average people who do something extraordinary...?Journal Excerpt - Greatness by mrc0006
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Looking at these aspects, it can come down to three basic concepts: Nature, Perseverence and Circumstance.
Can people be born great? Is it something written in their genetic code? I'm sure that may, partially, be true. That there exist beings, creatures, people who are genetic predisposed to excel in certain ways. The Terrans seem to fall partially under this field. When they showed up in this sector of space, they followed very specific genetic sortings that allowed them to excel in certain areas. While they can all choose what to do for a chosen profession, they are still disposed in certain areas according to their clan affiliations.
Then there are those who may achieve greatness through hard work, dedication and perseverance. These are the pushers and workers. Those who, throug