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Tautology cannot replace proof. Though what you say sounds good why should it be believed? Reliance on the definitions of fictional writers like Malcom Gladwel and using research (Watts) that falls flat in the peer review does not add credibility. I guess what I am asking is that is this post based on your research / study or is this your worldview based on your experiences?

Nice take on influence.

We were discussing it in the context of the new generation recently. Natives to technology do not distinguish between face to face and online connections as much as we did. In fact, they consider those interactions to be as binding and important as those offline. Hence my caveat in the post. The other reason why those concepts need updating is the group behavior. We'll keep peeling back the layers in this conversation as we approach the live interaction.

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