Cobra Kai: The Art of Being Washed Up

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Self-Help: What Went Wrong?

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GameStop: The Economics of Sad Hedge Funds | QuickTake

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That Time Disney Built a Creepy Government

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Anti-Vaxxers: What Went Wrong?

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A Philosopher Reacts to “God’s Not Dead”

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The Terrifying Philosophy of Rudolph

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It’s Always Sunny: A Philosopher Reacts (Science is a Liar, Sometimes)

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How Censorship Changed

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The Different Meanings in Fight Club – Book vs. Film

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The Boys: The Truth About Social Justice

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Why Courage Haunts Your Dreams

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