J.D. who has researched multiple episodes joins Strider to discuss the double-edged sword that is freedom. Using Ancient Athens as the quintessential example of a pure democracy the bros discuss what it means to be a citizen of a democracy. Also, Gus shotguns multiple beverages, which is so sick!
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