Outliers: The Story of Success Topics for Discussion

Malcolm Gladwell
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What sort of opportunity does Gladwell think contributes to success? Can these opportunities always be made available to everyone?

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What are the main differences between Asian and Western cultural legacies that Gladwell identifies? What are the strengths and weaknesses of each as he sees them?

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Does Gladwell completely dismiss intelligence as a factor in success? What role does it play in his theory?

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Does Gladwell make a convincing case for his theory of what makes a person successful? Why or why not?

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How would Gladwell define "successful"? Does he present a definite idea of what success is?

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Can cultural legacies be changed?

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Discuss Gladwell's implicit call for educational reform. Do you agree or disagree with his conclusions?

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