Bret and Heather 148th DarkHorse Podcast Livestream: An Outbreak of Governance

In this 148th 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.

This week, we discuss elections and democracy. What happens if we start investigating the relationship between pharma/Pfizer and the public health apparatus? Are there any patriots left in politics? We also discuss twitter, Elon Musk, and the “pause” being taken by some former advertisers on twitter. Then: what precisely is going on with the bivalent vaccines against Covid—is it whiz-bang scientific cleverness, or whiz-bang scientific recklessness? Finally, what is the difference between black-face and woman-face?


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Mentioned in this episode:

Let’s Declare a Pandemic Amnesty, by Emily Oster, in The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/10/covid-response-forgiveness/671879/

Premier of Alberta Danielle Smith offers an apology: https://twitter.com/RebelNewsOnline/status/1583944132266848256

General Mills, Audi and Pfizer Join Growing List of Companies Pausing Twitter Ads (Wall Street Journal): https://www.wsj.com/articles/general-mills-audi-and-pfizer-join-growing-list-of-companies-pausing-twitter-ads-11667507765

The Ink Black Heart, by Kenneth Galbraith: https://www.amazon.com/Black-Heart-Cormoran-Strike-Novel/dp/0316413038/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Woke Hypocrisies, by Heather: https://open.substack.com/pub/naturalselections/p/wokehypocrisies

00:00 Welcome
11:35 Robert Wright follow up
15:20 Sponsors
26:05 Packaging and cognitive pollution
31:30 Election
51:20 Amnesty
01:01:00 Elon Musk on Twitter
01:26:45 Bivalent boosters
01:39:20 Womanface
01:56:40 Wrap up
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