Tag Archives: Ivan Arreguín-Toft

David versus Goliath, Part II

So we know that the little guy has a one in three chance (more or less) of beating a larger, more powerful opponent at his own game. We also know that the weaker opponent increases their odds of winning to two in three (more or less) simply by changing the rules of the game. At […]

David versus Goliath

The story of David and Goliath is one of the best examples of the underdog archetype. The underdog archetype is important to activism in general and activists in particular; how an underdog defeats overwhelming odds is quite germane to activism. So how did David defeat Goliath? Let us begin by summarizing the story. David was a […]