Fortunately, a few leave before falling apart before us like Humpty-Dumpty. Yet Federer's career, though a mountain pass below his invincible Everest, is still world class and going. Despite all the young guns, at the age of 33 - grandpa years in male tennis - he finds himself ranked #2 in the world. Eerily, this week, he also finds himself at his favourite battleground, Wimbledon. A place he has conquered seven times with unadulterated eloquence.
There might be someone who is better at soccer, while a different person is better at basketball. That is how this world works. There must be a balance between the best and not so best. As Aquinas said “some things are found to be better, truer more excellent than others” (Melchert, 273) Not everyone can be the best, what would be the point of living in a world where you cannot overcome yourself. In his argument Aquinas uses fire as an example.
Case Study: Rodger is a young, intelligent music executive. Rodger was nominated for his first Grammy at the age of 27 and relays his story to the media as the rise of the Phoenix. He dropped out of school at 15, graduated with a BA at 18, and a law degree at 22, now at 29 he has created a wildly successful career and he seems like a monster in the studio. He works non-stop for weeks on end without sleeping, his music is wild and methodical, he is a little ‘off the wall’ but he knows, and those times he speaks to himself he conceals. Rick was also diagnosed at 7 with severe ADHD, at 10 with Major Depression, and at 12 with Bipolar Disorder.
Question 6: _______ is the best football player that ever lived? Answer Choice: A. Who B. What C. Where D. When Answer: A Explanation: The best answer to the missing word in the sentence above is Who because the word that we are looking for is a question word that refers to a person. Question 7: Johnny _______ to San Francisco yesterday to attend a business seminar.
He was born in Terre Haute, India, on August 27, 1871, the thirteen children in his family. His mother did not receive enough education, and his father always held a serious attitude towards him. From his parents, though he got little educational knowledge, yet he seemed to have developed a habit of enthusiastic wonder and inherited moral earnestness and the ability to endure in facing of the failure. Living in a poor and religious family, Dreiser had an unhappy childhood. At the age of fifteen, he quitted school and went to Chicago, earning little income through a variety of trivial jobs to meet the ends.