The Richest Man in Babylon Topics for Discussion

George Samuel Clason
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Arkad's advice seems unbelievably simple but most people find it incredibly hard to follow. Why do you think this is?

Arkad's advice is re-stated several times in different ways throughout the book. Does the repetition help drive the point home or is it merely beating a dead horse?

Discuss the wisdom behind the seven cures for a lean purse. Do you think they can be successfully implemented?

Would Dabasir's method for repaying his debts work in today's society?

Discuss the quote, "Youth is ambitious." What does it mean? Is it a positive or negative statement?

Why do you think Arkad gives Nomasir ten years to try and make his fortune? Would a shorter or longer amount have time made a difference in the outcome?

An entire chapter is devoted to the discussion of luck. Do you agree or disagree with the conclusion reached at...

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