When to Attack a Moose

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I feel like this video could have easily been adapted into a medium-length non-fiction book. As soon as I start talking about identity, and story, and how we determine who we are, I basically can keep going forever. So I hope this wasn’t too much, but also didn’t leave so much out that it feels empty and vacuous and useless or, worse, dangerously simplistic.

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Particularly simplified is the idea that “caring what other people think about you” prevents you from being “really bad.” I don’t actually know if that’s true. But I think that caring what other people think about you is, like, maybe the only thing that gives society and culture enough cohesion to operate productively.

Endscreen Links:

Previous Vlogbrothers Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYFdu7Xo5Uc&t=4s

Does Stretching Before Exercise Help? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gPsr-RHPdQ

Calicotheres are Cool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmeCaAwEtUI

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