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Armstrong's Real Angle With Oprah

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I would like to go on Oprah. So would you. Don't lie. Oprah is Oprah. Come on. It's not just that Oprah Winfrey has led a life of extraordinary influence upon public behavior—propelling cultural phenomena, launching best-sellers, mainstreaming philosophies, changing the lives of politicians, authors, doctors, designers, gurus, ordinary joes. It's also that Oprah is Oprah. She is a master of her medium, a friend, a confessional, fully in control, at peace in her own Oprah atmosphere. Oprah time is not harshly-lit, painful awkwardness. Oprah envelops you in Oprah-ness. She asks. You talk, because it's Oprah Winfrey. And Oprah listens. This is comforting. Everyone wants to be listened to, and the fact...

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