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The answer lies in our
genes, according to psychologist John Gartner.
Hypomania, a genetically based form
of mild mania, endows many of us with energy, creativity,
enthusiasm, and a propensity for taking risks. America has
an extraordinarily high number of hypomanics—grandiose
types who leap on every wacky idea that occurs to them, utterly
convinced it will change the world. Market bubbles and ill-considered
messianic crusades can be the downside. But there is an enormous
upside as well, in spectacular entrepreneurial zeal, drive
for innovation and material success. Americans may have a
lot of crazy ideas, but some of them prove to be brilliant
John Garnter and The
Hypomanic Edge were featured in this year's
New York Times Magazine's "The Year In
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