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A podcast from PessimistsArc

Pessimists Archive

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32 Episodes

32 Episodes

A podcast from PessimistsArc

Pessimists Archive

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32 Episodes

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Everything we love today was once considered scary and harmful. But why? Pessimists Archive explores the wild history of people resisting change… and the important lessons about how to change people’s minds today. (Yes, this is an optimistic show. It’s an archive of the pessimists.) Hosted by Jason Feifer.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 39 mins

Why We Eat With A Fork. (It's Not The Food)

The fork isn’t just a tool for eating. It’s also one of the greatest symbols of individualism — a utensil that people opposed for thousands of years, and that only gained acceptance once we started thinking differently about ourselves. This is the story of how the fork shaped us.Get in touch!Web: pessimists.coEmail: pessimistsarchive@gmail.comTwitter: twitter.com/pessimistsarcInstagram: instagram.com/pessimistsarc Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices