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The trick to finding ideas is to convince yourself that everyone and everything has a story to tell.  I say trick but what I really mean is challenge, because it’s a very hard thing to do.  Our instinct as humans, after all, is to assume that most things are not interesting.
    —    Malcolm Gladwell
From the preface of his book:  “What The Dog Saw
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Good writing does not succeed or fail on the strength of its ability to persuade.  Not the kind of writing that you’ll find in this book, anyway.  It succeeds or fails on the strength of its ability to engage you, to make you think, to give you a glimpse into someone else’s head — even if in the end you conclude that someone else’s head is not a place you’d really like to be.
    —    Malcolm Gladwell
From the preface to his book:  “What The Dog Saw
[…And certainly not the kind of writing you’ll find on this blog.  But I still hope you come to enjoy the view!    —    KMAB]
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