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used in Outliers

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expecting the best; or focusing on the good part of things
  • After numerous chapters brimming with optimism and cheer, the book ends with the sobering reality of Nazi-dominated Europe.
    Chapter 5 (81% in)
  • The second, slightly more optimistic conclusion is that, in some way, our schools are failing poor children: we simply aren't doing a good enough job of teaching them the skills they need.
    Chapter 9 (30% in)

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