Written by Auntie Matter

Sunday, 6 December 2015

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Mental Toughness Training is all the rage in America. It is promoted by the National Strength and Conditioning Association who, like the Scientologists, have written copiously on the subject. It is defined as "grit and determination to achieve one's long-term goals and to exercise combative skills and strength against one's adversaries." It could become big business.

U-R-FKD Magazine recently did a survey on the phenomenon and came up with the following lists of those renowned for 'mental toughness' and those seemingly bereft of it.

Famous Celebrities Renowned for 'Mental Toughness'.
1. Nero.
2. Hitler.
3. Goebbels
4. Lenin.
5. Stalin.
6. Churchill.
7. Popeye.
8. Ivan The Terrible
9. Henry Kissinger.
10. Richard Nixon.
11. George Bush.
12. Pol Pot.
13. J. Edgar Hoover.
14. Idi Amin.
15. Barack Obama.
16. Vlad the Impaler.
17. Vladimir Putin
18. Mao Tse-Tung
19. Jeffrey Dahmer.
20. Tony Blair.

Bereft of 'Mental Toughness'.
1. Jesus
2. Buddha.
3. St. Francis.
4. Mozart.
5. Rembrandt.
6. Proust.
7. Dante.
8. Shakespeare.
8. Nikola Tesla.

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