Like most people, you probably think you do…
PS: If you haven’t heard of the story about the combat between David and Goliath, or want a refresher, then please see Wikipedia here, or the About.com page here: David and Goliath – Bible Story Summary.
David is seen in popular culture as being the underdog. But is he?
I won’t spoil it by giving anything away, however I doubt you will be disappointed. The situation is another example of how we can think we know something, yet don’t, and underlines the importance of critical thinking (article category).
I enjoyed Malcolm Gladwell’s rendition of the story, which frankly, makes terrific sense.
Originally a Ted Talk – here is the transcript for reading: Malcolm Gladwell: The unheard story of David and Goliath | Talk Video | TED.com
For those who prefer to listen, the talk can be heard here.
Malcolm Gladwell participated in a Q & A here: David, Goliath and the appeal of the underdog: A Q&A with Malcolm Gladwell on this often-misunderstood story.