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How Philosophy Training Helps Me Overcome the Persuasive Power of Advertising

Advertising is about persuasion. Companies spend billions of dollars per year trying to convince us to buy their products. But sometimes, rigorous philosophical training can help us avoid that influence. Consider the following ad:

Only deep immersion in Immanuel Kant helped me recognize the flaws in this reasoning!

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