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"The Kid": Facing Disappointments

The Kid is the story of a successful, high-powered image consultant named Russ (Bruce Willis). Russ lives an empty life. One day, Rusty (Spencer Breslin) ...


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Henry Ford on Reputation

"You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do."

—Henry Ford (1863–1947)


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Dubious Guidance from Scripture

Two old friends met one day after many years. One attended college and now was very successful. The other had not attended college and never had much ...


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Gold Fever Grips Slum

The slum district of Manila is already overcrowded, but a gold rush has made it worse. It all started when 15-year-old Alfredo Gallo, who was combing ...


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"The Village": The Sting of Rejection

The Village is a suspenseful tale set in rural Pennsylvania.

In this scene, a young woman named Kitty speaks to her father, Edward (William Hurt), while ...


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Mall Promotion Tasks Inventors with Making Impossible Gifts Real

The marketing team at Lakeside Shopping Centre are accustomed to the difficulty of getting the attention of a fickle shopping public. But recently, they ...


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Coronavirus Reality Check: Shattered Illusions

In an article for The Atlantic, Charles Yu examines our attitude toward this global coronavirus pandemic. Many people describe this experience as unreal ...


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The Wishing Tree

In northeast Portland, Oregon, hope takes the form of a horse chestnut tree. It grows on the corner of Morris Street and 7th Avenue, and its branches ...


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The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking

Researchers in London just completed an 18-year project studying people's financial expectations in life in comparison to actual outcomes. Some people ...


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