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    In Blink, Malcolm Gladwell discusses about the theories of snap judgment. There are many interesting themes that I have learn from his book. People judge other people within few seconds by looking at their behavior and appearance. The balance between rationalization and intuition. Human’s emotion can be seen in on the face even involuntary or voluntary. Interestingly, he also states that the less information is better if we can understand it clearly and correctly. The Blink book is a fascinating science book, it helps us to understand how to control our mind. However, there are still some illogical themes or arguments that need more explanation to avoid confusion of understanding. The facial expressions, the Amadou Diallo’s example, and the…

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    Blink 182's I Miss You

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    In todays mainstream music, when you turn on the radio you are bound to hear at least one song about the collapse of a relationship. Do not get me wrong, a majority of these songs I consider my anthems but we have all seen a different inspiration for the music that is hitting the radios today. Blink 182 has always been known for their fun-loving, upbeat music that you would hear at the beginning of a party to set the mood for the night. With the release of “I Miss You”, a new interpretation of…

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    The Flash: Our speed judgements We make them everyday, everywhere we go. Some intentionally, others unconsciously. They are judgements. We judge people and items, whether we are aware of it or not. There are two main types: Snap judgements and considered judgements. Both are powerful and effective in their own respective ways when used in the right situations. In Blink, Gladwell claims“snap judgments”-- that is, judgments made with little information or deliberation-- are usually more reliable…

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    Outliers Malcolm Gladwell

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    His previous books such as The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000) and Blink (2005) are related to both social and cultural matters, and what encounters lead individuals to quickly make choices in one’s everyday life. More specifically, The Tipping Point talks about the rapid change of social epidemics, whereas Blink is based on how humans make big decisions though having little information. Moreover, it unbosoms his idea of how these hunches may be just as good as…

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    down once more, moving his screwdriver thing with his head. “Doctor what? Doctor what? I was expecting doctor who.” Veronica was totally confused and finally decided to get the conversation back on track. “How you going to save mankind?” Veronica questioned him, getting closer and closer. The doctor gulped. “Well, you see, the weeping angels are the only psychopaths in the universe to kill you nicely. No mess, no fuss, they just zap you into the past and let you live to death. The rest of…

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    wisdom and knowledge. To get the readers to understand what is means to be educated how to think while you live life. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell is about how the human brain thinks, and the instant decisions it makes. It is organized with chapters that each cover a different topic like thin slicing, dating, etc. Blink is written with a very anecdotal style to explain his theories of quick decision making. In the beginning chapter two Gladwell explains how our subconscious uses our intuition to…

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    CTP Final Paper To what extent does our subconscious will interfere with our ability to make solid choices? Throughout The Illusion of Conscious Will by Daniel M. Wegner and Blink, by Malcom Gladwell that is a prominent question that is presented to us the readers. That thought provoking question lead to me to look back on my past after reading both books. I became aware that many of the choices that I’ve made that I previously made, were often the result of another event or decision. That’s…

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    Being successful in life is not always easy because of the different perspectives that success can be achieved. With many theories out there on success, it is hard to figure out what is needed to be done to gain success in everyone’s life since there are many different beliefs out there that can lead to it. In the book “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell, there are numerous theories that are covered with examples of successful people that clearly show how success can be done in not just one way but…

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    From books to newspapers, TV interviews to Blogs, extraordinary individuals seize the attention of the masses. People are awestruck by their talent, success, wealth, and genius which in turn catapults them to even higher degrees of fame and prestige. These icons seem to have a spark or a gift, something unquantifiable, which distinguishes them from the rest of the population. However, according to Malcolm Gladwell in his book Outliers, that is not the case. While a degree of innate skill is…

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    Malcolm Gladwell Essay

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    Making it to the Top Appearing on the Time Magazine’s one hundred most influential people, Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist who started his career in New York (Famous Authors). As well as being a bestselling author of four books, Gladwell is a speaker and still continues to work as writer for “The New Yorker” since starting in 1996. His works often deal with research and exploration in the areas of sociology, psychology, and social psychology. On September 3, 1963, Malcolm Gladwell was…

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