Was Steve Jobs' genius also a fatal flaw?

By Archean
Dec 16, 2011
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    One of Steve Jobs' closest friends and business allies has said the former Apple boss's own self-belief and mindset led him to put off having his cancer treated. Avie Tevanian said Mr Jobs had a "reality distortion field" - a force of will that helped him get people to achieve the impossible.

    That same belief system caused him to refuse conventional treatment for his cancer in the critical early stages after diagnosis.
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,728   +3,701

    Everyone has to die sometime. Steve made his choices and now we have our choices.

    When someone lives their life the way they want to, how can anyone say those choices were flawed? How early should he have undergone treatment or how much of his life would he have had to loose in a waiting room to keep such a discussion off the news rack? Living ones life is not a flaw.
  3. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 1,986   +12

    Yes, every genius is his own nemesis.
  4. kaumena

    kaumena TS Rookie

    that close friend is just trying to make a fortune for himself, what a loser

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