Generosity In Malcolm Gladwell's Generous Orthodoxy

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As explained in Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History podcast series, Generous orthodoxy is a practice more people in today's world need to balance. Gladwell defines generous as being open to change, and orthodox as being committed to tradition. In the podcast, Gladwell says, “Generosity without orthodoxy is shallow, and orthodoxy without generosity leads to blindness.” In other words, being too wrapped up in rules and traditions can cause loss of perspective, so there are times when it is better to break those rules and allow change. Although, allowing too much change and never committing to traditions/rules can lead to recklessness and being inconsiderate.
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