Since the dawn of time, there have been cases of men and women being dissatisfied with their God-given height. The desire probably stems from our constant idolization of athletes, since the time of the gladiators. They can seemingly perform superhuman feats, and thus we strive to be able to as well. Being taller makes some people feel more important, powerful, and capable. Rapper Skee-Lo’s 1996 anthem exemplified the wish to grow for many.