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Svetlana Kim, Speaker, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee, Speaker, Consultant, and Community Advocate.
Svetlana is a host of the Radio Show called "To The Stars Through Adversity." http://www.blogtalkradio.com/svetlanakim. www.svetlanakim.com
Paul Lazarus has a 30-year award-winning career as a director, producer and writer of television, film, and theater projects. Recently, he completed work on a feature length documentary called "SlingShot" about noted Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his 15-year quest to solve the world’s water crisis. SlingShot is currently traveling to major film festivals all across the country and winning numerous awards. Lazarus directed and produced the feature film, "Seven Girlfriends," starring Tim Daly, Mimi Rogers, Jami Gertz, and Melora Hardin. Produced independently, "Seven Girlfriends" was released by Castle Hill Productions and was featured on HBO and Comedy Central. For Dreamworks SKG, he voice directed the animated musical feature, "Joseph," starring Ben Affleck.
Lazarus resides in Los Angeles where he has been directing many notable prime time television series. Most recently, he directed "Pretty Little Liars" for ABC Family, "Second Generation Wayans" for the BET, "The Middle," "Samantha Who?" and "Ugly Betty" for ABC, and "Big Time Rush" for Nickelodeon. Past shows include: "Friends," "Psych," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Melrose Place," "Mad About You," "LA Law," and "Dream On." www.SlingShot.doc
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Paul Lazarus, Director/Producer, has an over 30-year award-winning career directing, producing and writing film, theater and television. Along with SlingShot, Lazarus has created numerous other documentaries with inventor Dean Kamen highlighting his Segway invention and his inspiring competition for students, FIRST robotics. He directed and produced the independent feature, "Seven Girlfriends," starring Tim Daly and Melora Hardin. Lazarus has directed many notable TV series including most recently "Pretty Little Liars” and “The Middle.” Past shows include: “Ugly Betty,” "Friends," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "LA Law," “Psych” and "Melrose Place." In the early 90s, he served as the Artistic Director of the historic Pasadena Playhouse. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Lazarus apprenticed with the Royal Shakespeare Company in England.
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The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Rabbi David Wolpe.
David Wolpe, author of David: The Divided Heart (Yale University Press), investigates one of the most perplexing, powerful and enigmatic figures in the Bible. Wolpe, who has been deemed by Newsweek as one of “the most influential rabbi’s in America” takes a fresh look at the man, the myth and the legend. The myth of David slaying Goliath is well-known; Goliath of Gath challenges any man to come and fight him. David, the young and sheepish son of Jesse, shoots Goliath with his slingshot and ultimately decapitates him with a sword. David, the underdog wins the battle, transforming himself into a hero.
Wolpe further examines David’s actions and his character, painting a different portrait of David.
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The biblical story of David and Goliath is probably the most well-known underdog story in the world.
Goliath is a giant warrior who battles a much-smaller shepherd boy, David. David shoots him with a stone and a sling right between the eyes, Goliath topples over, and David kills him.
David and Goliath is "a metaphor for improbable victories," Gladwell explained during a Ted Talk in September. "Why do we call David an underdog? Well, we call him an underdog because he's a kid, a little kid, and Goliath is this big, strong giant. We also call him an underdog because Goliath is an experienced warrior, and David is just a shepherd. But most importantly, we call him an underdog because Goliath is outfitted with all of this modern weaponry, this glittering coat of armor and a sword and a javelin and a spear, and all David has is this sling."
The first mistake history has made when retelling the tale of David and Goliath is to assume that David was a helpless boy who only had a wimpy slingshot to protect himself, Gladwell said.
That's because there were three types of warriors in ancient times: people who fought with slings and archery (David), foot soldiers who were good at up-close combat with swords (Goliath), and people on horseback.
Goliath was a foot soldier; David was a slinger. When put this way, and you note that Goliath and David were fighting from somewhat of a distance, it makes David's weapon choice seem smart. He's good at attacking with accuracy from afar.
It also makes you understand why Goliath was in trouble the moment David whipped out his sling. If David never got close to him, how could he attack and defeat him?
"Goliath is a sitting duck. He doesn't have a chance," Gladwell concludes.
You can get more information about Malcolm Gladwell at http://gladwell.com/
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