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August 22, 2003

The Dilbert Future   (book)

The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century
The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century

I like Scott Adams' writing style. It's a very encouraging, self-deprecating style that makes me wonder why exactly I'm not writing books. He makes intelligent arguments for things that are decidedly not intelligent. He plays devil's advocate for the express purpose of pissing people off. Pissed off people pay attention to you and might buy your books! More than anything, I respect the fact that he will admit when he doesn't know about something instead of trying to act like he does. Now, of course, playing devil's advocate to piss people off is still possible when you don't know about something, and that's always funny.

Posted by yargevad at August 22, 2003 05:26 PM

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