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Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Some Advice For Any Parent Who’s Worried About Their Kid’s Potential

If you’ve been watching your kid carefully and are starting to worry that the apple did, indeed, fall far from the tree, this should make you feel a little better: celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson dropping knowledge on why your kid’s family lineage is … unimportant. Actually, maybe that doesn’t make you feel better.

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In 60 seconds, he rolls a lesson in human genetics up in a wrapper of inspiration, and replaces worn out platitudes like “You can be anything you set your mind to” with a reminder that your kid is a direct descendant of the entirety of human accomplishment (provided you’re not a Flat Earth-er).