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In this 94th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of the world through an evolutionary lens.
In this episode, we discuss adulthood. Beginning with an excerpt from the Adulthood chapter of our forthcoming book, we discuss postmodernism and physical reality. We then discuss error correction, and explain our concern about the Carvallo study out of Argentina. We discuss cargo cult science, and Heather’s conversation with a liberal Christian outside of a farmer’s market: on being good to one another and connecting, the police and protests and leadership and forgiveness. We share a short excerpt from Elie Wiesel’s book Night, discuss diminishing returns curves, and vitamin D and other low-hanging pandemic fruit. Finally, we enjoin you to smile at people, put your phone down, and define your fights for whom and what you love, rather than against whom and what you hate.
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Mentioned in this episode:
A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: https://huntergatherersguide.com
Feynman, R.P., 1974. Cargo cult science. Engineering and Science, 37(7), pp.10-13.: https://calteches.library.caltech.edu/3043/1/CargoCult.pdf
Carvallo et al 2020. Study of the efficacy and safety of topical ivermectin+ iota-carrageenan in the prophylaxis against COVID-19 in health personnel. J biomed res clin investig, 2(1). https://www.medicalpressopenaccess.com/upload/1605709669_1007.pdf
Heidary and Gharebaghi 2020. Ivermectin: a systematic review from antiviral effects to COVID-19 complementary regimen. The Journal of antibiotics, 73(9), pp.593-602: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41429-020-0336-z.pdf
Wiesel, E., 2017. Night: Memorial Edition. Hill and Wang. (originally published 1960)
Koestler, A. 1944. We, The Screamers. Audio read by Eric Weinstein. https://wethescreamers.com
Josh Rogin on Bari Weiss’s podcast. “You’re Already Living in China’s World”: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/youre-already-living-in-chinas-world-pt-1-the-lab-leak-lies/id1570872415?i=1000532793045
Hospitals Should Let the Outside In. In Natural Selections, Heather’s substack, published August 3: https://naturalselections.substack.com/p/hospitals
Pludowski et al 2013. Vitamin D effects on musculoskeletal health, immunity, autoimmunity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, fertility, pregnancy, dementia and mortality—a review of recent evidence. Autoimmunity reviews, 12(10), pp.976-989.: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.0040068
00:00 Welcome and announcements
06:38 Excerpt from Adulthood
23:50 Update on im Argentinean prophylactic study
33:10 Heather at a farmer’s market talking about Antifa and Proud Boys
50:40 Tenderloin in San Francisco
59:30 Tension between left and right
01:01:54 Excerpt from Night by Elie Wiesel
01:11:12 Two COVID camps
01:24:45 Corrective lens in Adulthood chapter
01:27:04 Wrap up