Summary Of Outliers Gladwell

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Summarizing: Gladwell starts part two of Outliers with chapter six, Harlan Kentucky, a culture of honor and personal pride is earned and cannot be tampered with. This occurred do to a society of herdsmen, the Scotch-Irish, a ferocious group. , In order for their animals not to be stolen from their herds people had to act aggressively. Gladwell shows a study done in in the University of Michigan which proves how southerners tend to be more on the defensive side then the northerners when being insulted by others. The authors point was to show how there are cultural legacies that span over generations and last through commercial, societal, and demographical change. It is vital that we can track cultural legacies because it helps us make sense
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