Chapter 6Live Life on Purpose

Alfred Nobel was a man of many talents: a chemist, an engineer, an inventor, and a businessman.

Busy bloke, eh?

However, of all the roles he played in life, he was probably best known for inventing dynamite. And I guess that's what he would have always been remembered for – until something rather strange happened.

In 1888, Alfred's brother Ludvig died. Now what's strange about that you ask? Nothing.

But here's the interesting bit:

The next day, several newspapers published obituaries not of Ludvig but of Alfred instead.

Think about that for a moment. That must have been a pretty weird experience: to open the newspapers and not only read of your own death, but also other people's memories of your life. And despite ...

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