war and peace vs. the tipping point

The higher the human intellect rises in the revelation of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.

Different books in every way, except some similar points that the big things that happen are the results of a multitude of many tiny things (infinitesimally small elements) added up. I think The Tipping Point is more about the possibility of harnessing this, while War and Peace is basically that nothing can be controlled, ever really, since then any change anywhere along the way would (could) have produced a different result. Free will? Destiny? Chaos? I don't know.

I was wondering how come there are no War and Peace movies out there, and, of course, I was completely wrong:

Audrey Hepburn?!

Anthony Hopkins?!

Now the question is which one to watch?

1 comment:

  1. War and Peace follow a few principal characters' fortunes and show how they react to a significant number of the circumstances everybody encounters throughout everyday life. It's a long book, however extremely worthwhile.
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