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PessimistsArc
Pessimists Archive
Want to feel more optimistic about the future? Want to feel more open-minded about new things? Then join us for a trip back to the pessimists of the past. In this show, we explore the wild and surprising ways that people resisted change — and what it can teach us about resiliency today. It's called Pessimists Archive, but it's all about optimism! Hosted by Jason Feifer.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 534 ratings
I’m always impressed by this podcast. So well done, very entertaining, and it really makes me think. Love it!
Amber Mas via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/24/20
Great Podcast
Well-researched, fast-paced, relevant to today’s topics, and very entertaining. Subscribe now!
Lucasprof via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/23/20
Brilliant
For lovers of Cautionary Tales and Secret History of the Future.
hexebart via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/20/20
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