Would they still have been geniuses if:?

Take some of the greatest geniuses of the 20th century. Von Neumann, Heisenberg, Schrodinger, etc. What would have happened if they had been born in a nomadic Paleolithic tribe? What if they have been born to illiterate peasants and denied an education? What would have happened if they had been abused or neglected... show more Take some of the greatest geniuses of the 20th century. Von Neumann, Heisenberg, Schrodinger, etc.
What would have happened if they had been born in a nomadic Paleolithic tribe?
What if they have been born to illiterate peasants and denied an education?
What would have happened if they had been abused or neglected as children?

Would they still have changed the world?
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