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Outliers. How Success is a Community Sport

Outliers. How Success is a Community Sport

4 May, '180 Comments

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is an interesting read. It provides a different interpretation on the reasons for success and emphasises the fact of how wrong the adage “self made man/woman” is. Gladwell argues that success is never overnight but is deeply dependent on several factors from culture, society, education, and even the year of birth […]

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Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

1 May, '182 Comments

Tom Hanks doesn’t much act in his movies and is not type-cast. He is just a naturally good human being! That’s the simple fact, and his writing completely confirms this too. As I read his stories in Uncommon Type, I was almost urging him to put in some drama at this point, or do a […]

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Indiana Jones. They shouldn’t have.

Indiana Jones. They shouldn’t have.

22 May, '0821 Comments

WARNING: MOVIE SPOILER AHEAD! What’s worse than shattering a boyish myth? Nothing! When a dearly held myth is destroyed, one is left completely exhausted and drained. Despondent. And left with that age-old question: WHY? After watching the completely disappointing fourth instalment last night, I felt that I should have gone with my gut instinct and […]

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