Horatio Alger

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5 GPA my first semester. Although many lucky things have happened to me in my lifetime, I have never called any of those outcomes a success since I had no part in achieving them. Also, nothing has ever come out of me just sitting around waiting for good things to come my way. Horatio Alger’s stories about how poor boys become successful through “pluck and luck” are highly flawed since they do not achieve true successes. Also, Alger’s philosophy on success is very unrealistic in the competitive world we live in today. View More »

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