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The Faith and Courage of Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery on a Maryland plantation in 1822. As she grew up, she was made to work driving oxen, trapping muskrats in the woods, ...

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High-Wire Walker on the Dangers of Invincibility

The Walk is the 2015 motion picture, and true story, about high-wire artist Philippe Petit. In 1974 he fulfilled his dream of walking between the World ...

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Less-Confident People Are More Successful

Writing in The Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a CEO and business professor, had some surprising conclusions about self-confidence and ...

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Pride and the 1986 Challenger Disaster

On January 28, 1986, NASA was planning to launch the space shuttle Challenger from Kennedy Space Center—a mission that included a schoolteacher ...

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The Rise of Overconfidence

Have you ever been listening to someone blab on about something you know nothing about, yet you still try to contribute to the conversation? Welcome to ...

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Pollyanna's 'Glad Game' Versus True Hope

The 1960 film Pollyanna starring Hayley Mills, based on the novel by Eleanor H. Porter, written in 1913 was released. The lead character's full ...

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The Preemptive Autograph

J.J. Watt is a defensive end and tight end for the NFL's Houston Texans. He is one of the best players in the NFL, and of course, often asked for ...

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Americans Display Extreme Over-confidence

[Americans] have tremendous faith in themselves. In 1950, the Gallup organization asked high school seniors, "Are you a very important person?" And at ...

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'The Hunger Games': Hope Is Dangerous

In the film The Hunger Games, President Snow rules over a futuristic society called Panem. Every year the people of Panem are forced to participate in ...

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Values Are Declining, but Americans Still Trust Themselves

A 2012 survey revealed an alarming decline in American's confidence in many traditional sources for values, including government, family, celebrities, ...

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