david and goliath

The NFL and NCAA have power. Nobody is questioning that. But legitimacy is a question that still needs to be answered. 10, 20, 30 years ago, yes, these two institutions had legitimacy. Things most likely weren't perfect, but there wasn't a public outcry for reform.
"If I have been a fatalist, and have been a pessimistic child who awaits death every day, and who almost seeks it out, if
We know that nonprofits make enormous contributions to society. To protect the integrity of the sector, a revision to this law is needed. In the meantime, nonetheless, I hope you will step forward if you find yourself in a situation in which unethical practices are taking place.
World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, honors the resilience, courage and determination of more than 50 million refugees forced to flee their homeland under the threat of persecution and violence.
As we fight to protect our communities and the climate, we all need to remember that, when we use unconventional tactics, ordinary people can win against giants.
Government cannot police itself. Departments like the Internal Affairs Bureau of the NYPD and the Inspector General of New York can only do so much. It takes the lawyers for the injured and abused, to protect the less powerful and to effectuate true change for our communities.
David did not win against Goliath by playing by the giant's rules and we are never going to have safe food with production
Once I switched hats from enthralled follower to the social scientist that I am, the bloom fell off the rose, as it were, as my feelings shifted from admiration to resentment at having fallen for his smoke-and-mirrors act.
The frustration surrounding America's inability to "fix" our education system to outperform the world highlights what Gladwell calls "the limits of power."
It is important that we, as adults, remember to help students see that they can succeed and be happy at many colleges. As they wait for and learn which colleges have accepted them, we need to help them see the powerful of the options they do and will have.
And this goes on forever. We say an event is an advantage because of what it provides us with vis à vis another situation
A few years ago nobody knew what a coconut chip is. Many still don't. Educating people is one of the biggest challenges when introducing something unprecedented in the market. Weeks before we launched, Trader Joe's released their own private label coconut chip.
The Impressionists' work was eventually seen by the public (not all rave reviews, by the way), and the rest is art history. Those same paintings from that exhibit are today now worth more than a billion dollars!
In his most recent bestseller, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell encourages a different understanding of adversity -- to recognize disadvantages as genuine advantages.
Gladwell adopts the story for the title and introduction to his latest book, which is about how such lopsided conflicts can produce surprising results. He brings to his account of this familiar story new research to suggest that the conventional interpretations miss the point. Unfortunately it his account which misses the point.
Bestselling author Malcom Gladwell's newest book, David and Goliath, takes us on a journey from the battlefield to the classroom, to shatter our perception of adversity and being the underdog.
The only apparently meaningful leverage the U.S. government had to entice Ecuador not to grant Mr. Snowden asylum has been deftly removed, and the U.S. is now on the defensive.
Sebastiano Ricci's "David with the Head of Goliath" (see image) -- currently on view at Mortetti Fine Art in New York -- is particularly enigmatic.
Bestselling author and public theologian, Jim Wallis, talks about a special series called "The Bible" which aired on the History Channel this past Sunday.
That's what we are going to do: change the world. Not just to save a few people from hell and get them to heaven, not to judge all the non-Christians, not to abandon the earth for mansions in the hereafter, not to make sure we all believe the right doctrinal things....