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Stop Bailing, Start Refusing

There’s a more empowering way to opt out

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Bailing on plans used to be weirdly fun, like playing hooky with one’s social life. It could even feel like a rebellion against the relentless pace of modern life. But suddenly, there are no more opportunities for the thrill of bailing. If 2019 was pronounced “a veritable age of cancellation,” the period truly deserving of that title is upon us…

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Ellie Anderson, Ph.D.

Ellie Anderson, Ph.D.

Ellie Anderson is a professor at Pomona College and co-host of Overthink podcast. She specializes in European philosophy & feminist theory.

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