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Free writing4.gladwell - Free writing 1/16/08 Kimberly...

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Free writing – 1/16/08 Kimberly Rauch Gladwell – Entire Book Throughout this entire book I have been thoroughly intrigued but Gladwell’s experiments and claims and ideas. He brings to light many things that one may not have realized until actually reading this book. I know I did not realize that I made quick judgments about things or had this natural instinct about certain things. He shows us something that happens in our unconscious mind. It is amazing how we cannot even explain things that happen sometimes. It’s like we just know, without knowing why. He helps us to learn that snap judgments are good in many situations, as long as we are knowledgeable about our judgments. Life is unpredictable and sometimes one must make a rash decision in order to fix a problem or save a life. We must not always run things over and over in our mind and take time to think. This became obvious when Gladwell talks about Paul Van Riper and the Millennium Challenge. The Blue Team actually thought to much, which impaired their judgments. This happened in many of the
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course WRIT 2 taught by Professor Gahan during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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