10 Comfortable lies

Some Comfortable Lies Average Americans live with every day.

A liberal arts college degree is the ticket to success

Your job will last forever

Relationships are always happy ever after

The news is always true

Women can start families at 40

All men are toxic

America is the greatest country in the world

School is for learning and is not used as glorified child care

You are entitled to it everything

You will retire off your savings


You can read your partner's mind

The government always provides

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  2. On having a "mission"
  3. Why doesn't anyone understand me?
  4. What programming language from ten years ago has fallen completely out of favor?
  5. How do I "say hungry"?
  6. On Helicopter parenting
  7. On Standford's cancelled plan to bring back undergrads in 2020
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