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Is that a Wink or a Blink?

anonymous1467 Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 8:27 PM
Intimidation is a mild word... it evenhas a mild connotation whebn compared to some other we might speculate on these matters with! When the notoriuos Adolf Shicklegruber rose to power it was something more than intimidation that held his adversaries at bay...... try extortion / coercion / and clear existential threats. When any individual takes pride in being able to assign a name to a list and then in a whim and with impudence order that person be exterminated from the face of the earth, tehn you havwe a problem. Does anyone think such a person has limits to their quest for perosnal power? Do you suppose this is lost on those who have so very much to loose! Sieg

When Federico Zeri, Evelyn Harrison, Thomas Hoving, Georgios Dontas, and all the others looked at the kouros and felt an "intuitive repulsion," they were absolutely right. In the first two seconds of looking—in a single glance—they were able to understand more about the essence of the statue than the team at Getty was able to understand after fourteen months. Blink is a book about those first two seconds.

Malcolm Gladwell

There are various meanings to the word blink including the one Malcolm Gladwell spent 277 pages on explaining in his best seller of the same name. He takes great pains to illustrate how...