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We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata/Anthony Carboni

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Comedy 183

Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?

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Positively Pessimistic

September 17th, 2014

Episode 33 of 361 episodes

Jeff found an article in the Atlantic that posits that a certain type of negative thinking, called defensive pessimism, might actually be more conducive to productivity and well-being than thinking positively. Anthony, of course, is all over this idea, and calls it pragmatic. Could expecting the worst actually be beneficial? What about if you're seven years old? Hey! If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you use to listen. Here's the iTunes link: http://bit.ly/wehaveconcerns Jeff on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeffcannata Anthony on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acarboni This show is entirely listener supported. See how you can help on our Patreon page: http://patreon.com/wehaveconcerns Article: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/09/dont-think-positively/379993/

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