Saying "everyone is gifted in some way" is a way of rationalizing, of equaling the playing field. A completely normal, rational way of rationalizing. But still equally ridiculous.
Real Life The dentist asks my seven-year-old son what grade he’s in. He stares at the wall behind her and lets out a deep sigh. Does she mean what grade level am I on, and if so, which subject? Should I say I’m homeschooled? Why does she want to know? Does she even know what… Continue reading I’m Not a (Fill-in-the-Blank); I’m Gifted