January 2, 2008

HAROLD STASSEN HAD IT SO BIG YOU COULD READ IT WITHOUT A MICROSCOPE:

One in three people born stubborn (and if you don't agree, tough) (ALLAN HALL, 1/03/07, Daily Telegraph)

IT COULD explain the extreme behaviour of the stubborn and bull-headed among us and is a trait displayed by great historical figures.

Now scientists say they have pinpointed a gene – held by an estimated one-third of the world's population – which is nature's way of ensuring that some people keep on trying when the rest of us give up.

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig say such influential figures as Lord Nelson, Winston Churchill and suffragette leader Emily Pankhurst probably had the "never say die" gene which gives them the dogged determination to continue in times of adversity.


Because they must have!

Posted by Orrin Judd at January 2, 2008 8:33 PM
Comments

I hope that gene runs in the family :)

Posted by: John Stassen at January 4, 2008 1:28 PM
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