The characters I’m reading about all seem to be doing their own reading. In A Suitable Boy, Lata is reading Emma and Haresh is reading… 314 more words
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Via exceptionally sharp young journalist Taylor Dobbs, this story of the efficiency and national security value of military procurement:
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The Dayton Daily News…
Gibbon here refers us to the Latin word for army, “Exercitus”, which is derived from exercise. While the 10,000 hour rule may be a somewhat arbitrary and round figure cleverly designed to sell books, Gibbon amply demonstrates that the idea of talent and courage being only little help without diligence and practice is no new notion at all.