I'm just posting the links to a couple of interesting posts which I read in December 2008, written by the ethnographer Alexandre Enkerli at his Disparate blog ("A bilingual blog on disparate subjects. Un blogue disparate bilingue.").
It is a critical discussion of the widespread idea that it takes ten years or ten thousand hours to become an expert on anything, for example, to become a musician/composer like Mozart.
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