It’s no secret that Netflix has an impressive repertoire of documentary series. From gourmet food to true crime, there’s some seriously great options out there. But we can’t watch Tiger King every day. Rather, Netflix also has a healthy crop of informative shows that could teach you a thing or two. Hey, if you’re gonna spend the afternoon binge-watching, you might as well be getting smarter in the process.

Here are the 12 most enlightening shows on Netflix. Some are shocking, others are inspiring, and a few may even change the way you look at the world.

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