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Dear Gladwell,

You were right. And wrong at the same time. Men born and brought up in towns are a problem. Men born and brought up upcountry are good. 531 more words


Well glad. 

This is exactly how I would describe how I feel to have discovered a certain Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast, Revisionist History.

I’ve been a fan of his since Blink, and watching his TED talks. 41 more words


Food Fight

Web player: : http://podplayer.net/#/?id=17980207

Episode: http://traffic.megaphone.fm/PP3941264909.mp3

Bowdoin College and Vassar College are two elite private schools that compete for the same students. But one of those schools is trying hard to address the problem of rich and poor in American society—and paying a high price. 63 more words

Book Review: The Tipping Point

Another Malcolm Gladwell book done, and another happy reader here! It should come as no surprise that I loved this book, as I think I should be President of the Malcolm Gladwell fan club, and found the ideas presented to be insightful. 419 more words


Are we playing basketball or soccer?

By Conor Sanchez

In a recent episode of his podcast Revisionist History, Malcolm Gladwell offers an analogy for how we should think about society. Basically, he says there are two kinds of people in this world: those who think we’re playing soccer and those who think we’re playing basketball. 1,053 more words

Peace Corps

#590: Choosing Wrong

Web player: : http://podplayer.net/#/?id=17253372
Episode: http://feed.thisamericanlife.org/~r/talpodcast/~5/AkB10TdU9u0/590.mp3

Stories of people making the wrong choice, even though the right one is staring them squarely in the eye. Basketball players making a conscious decision to not do the thing that makes them better, pollsters refusing to see the truth of Donald Trump, and more.

[Book Review] Outliers - The Story Of Success - By Malcolm Gladwell

A Foray Into The Ideas That Leads To An Individual’s Success

Zy Marquiez
June 23, 2016

Outliers – The Story Of Success By Malcolm Gladwell delves into the intricacies of what makes an individual successful. 264 more words