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It’s funny how people read self-help book after self- help book, with philosophy, science, or history sprinkled in between and expect that to equate to some higher level of intelligence or being. I believed this for a long time. If I were caught on the train reading Harry Potter by one of my colleagues, I would probably be teased, maybe even thought of as childish. However, when I’m reading Sun Tzu’s Art of War, strangers have somehow placed me…