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What ‘Black Panther’ Teaches Us About When Fathers Lie to Their Sons

In various interviews for his new movie, director Ryan Coogler has said the theme of Black Panther is: “Am I my brother’s keeper?” This theme…

The Lies You Tell Yourself Are Surprisingly Convincing

After I lost my virginity, I told my closest friend that I’d lasted for 10 minutes. By the following week, I’d told a variation of…

How to Call Bullshit Wherever You Are in the World

“Bullshit is unavoidable whenever circumstances require someone to talk without knowing what he is talking about.” So says Princeton philosopher Harry Frankfurt in his groundbreaking…