Saturday, November 30, 2013

Worth Repeating: Malcolm Gladwell

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Malcolm Gladwell: The unheard story of David and Goliath -- It's a classic underdog tale: David, a young shepherd armed only with a sling, beats Goliath, the mighty warrior. The story has transcended its biblical origins to become a common shorthand for unlikely victory. But, asks Malcolm Gladwell, is that really what the David and Goliath story is about? More on TED.com...

Why I'm posting: Found this very interesting - how we just accept the story at face value without really thinking about it or without great historical context.
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