What would you say about a person who--since the dawning of zir own awareness--has sought mediocrity in order to knowingly cripple zir soul?
What would you say about a person who assures zirself that zir descent into the abyss of self-abasement is the only and best means available to test the true measure of zir superior capabilities?
What would you say about a person who embraces damage to mind, body and soul in the belief that ascension to fulfillment (self actualisation, if you must) will only be complete once every conceivable obstacle is overcome?
What would you say about a person who creates zer own obstacles? Who makes psychic investments such that they offer the least return with the highest risk?
What would you say about such a person?
I would say: “What a schmuck!”