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David Perell: Building a Personal Monopoly

David Perell
David Perell
Writer and Educator
Write of Passage
April 5, 2022

David is a blogger, educator and a voracious tweeter. He runs the Write of Passage course on how to become a better writer and communicator. 

David and Auren dive deep into mimesis, the philosophies of Rene Girard and Peter Thiel, and what it means to be a contrarian. They discuss ways to build a “personal monopoly” and how to stand out in a world where everyone imitates each other. 

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