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Pessimists Archive: The Best Moments

The Pessimists Archive is all about how people in the past did not like new inventions. And it will make you more optimistic for the future. Hosted by Jason Feifer.
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  • How a San Francisco Celebration Caused a Second Wave of Spanish Flu
    Why We Hate Being Told What To Do
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  • Why We Used to be Afraid of Forks
    Why We Eat With A Fork. (It's Not The Food)
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  • Why You Wouldn’t Want to Use an Umbrella in 17th-Century London
    The British Used to Hate Umbrellas
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  • The Advertising Lies That Almost Killed Off Coffee
    Coffee: The Original Controversial Drug
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  • If 2020 Was “the Most Important Election of our Time”, What Was the Least?
    The Most Important Podcast of Our Lifetime!
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  • What Happens When You Stare at Yourself in the Mirror for 10 Minutes
    You're Vain and That's OK!
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  • Why One Priest Thought Teddy Bears Would Destroy Humanity
    Teddy Bears
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Why We Eat With A Fork. (It's Not The Food)
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Coffee: The Original Controversial Drug
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