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Also, historically noteworthy achievements are the result of six sociological success factors (Preparation, Adversity, Innovation, Obstinacy, Serendipity and Notoriety) rather than the innate superiority of one group or another. McGettigan, Timothy, and Earl Smith. A Formula for Eradicating Racism: Debunking White Supremacy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 0006. 0006 Nature vs. Nurture As a species the most extraordinary quality that humans possess is agency. Agency, or free will, can be understood as a form of ingenuity that enables individuals to transcend otherwise deterministic social and environmental constraints (McGettigan, 2011, 2013).
How much influence can any single human have on the course of history? In the nature-nurture debate the nature-dominant perspective (Lombardo, 2011) asserts that humans are essentially ambulatory sacks of DNA. People are what they are and do what they do according to the whims of their genes. The nature-dominant perspective asserts that individuals have very little control over how well or poorly they will fare in life. People who are fortunate enough to be born with good genes are, thus, biologically equipped to accomplish great deeds: legendary athletes, masterful artists, brilliant scientists, outstanding leaders, and so on.
Or, will it mean that the Chinese have formulated a riper social environment for success? We daresay the second alternative is far more plausible than the first. Sociological success factor 6: Notoriety History-making achievers tend to be highly motivated agents who also benefit from positive PR. How did the world’s greatest athletes make a living before professional athletics became a career choice? Most likely, they were farmers. Celebrity athletes are an invention of the mass media. Although he is often perceived as a god among men, George Washington was nothing more than a high-achieving agent who distinguished himself at an opportune moment in US history and who has since benefited from almost uniformly positive PR.