Outliers: The Story of Success

I left this book *thinking*, and that's all you can really hope for, isn't it. One bright star of thought I will be pondering for a while, is this: what is the reconciliation of success, and happiness? The marriage of effort and peace?

In essence, the equation that is yet to be answered: if luck plus dedication plus education plus opportunity equals *success*, where does the solution incorporate ideas covered in any text regarding: wellbeing, psychology, ideology, and philosophy? Now that's a Venn Diagram whose intersection I'm extremely interested in. Gladwell's brief work skims the surface of a much larger ocean of questions, and is an excellent introduction to thinking about them.

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