The Story of David and Goliath - A Metaphor For The People vs Empire

An overly armed, heavily armored, giant has its own set of vulnerabilities.

It's a classic underdog tale: David, a young shepherd armed only with a sling, beats Goliath, the mighty warrior. The story has transcended its biblical origins to become a common shorthand for unlikely victory. But, asks Malcolm Gladwell, is that really what the David and Goliath story is about?

Via - Ted

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