What is Wrong With Average?

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From birth, it seems, first-worlders have been conditioned with statements like:

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’”

“Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.”

There is truth in each of these statements, of course, but like every other pithy…