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What a Hitman Taught Me About Being a Good Listener

An armed debt collector showed up on my doorstep to teach me an unexpected lesson in empathy

This article is an adapted excerpt from my book Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.

Debt collectors are an obstinate bunch—not easy to rattle, and with little regard to your…

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Luke Burgis

Luke Burgis

Author of “WANTING: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.” Find more at read.lukeburgis.com