Guest Appearances

Lex Fridman #134 | Eric On the Nature of Good and Evil, Genius and Madness

OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 2:16 – Eddie Van Halen 9:56 – Leonard Cohen 17:52 – Battle between ego and humility 23:08 – Darkness and beauty 29:50 – Jimi Hendrix 32:38 – Good Will Hunting 36:46 – Revolutionary minds 48:19 – Next Elon Musk should come from MIT 52:44 – Love with save the world 58:00 […]

The Portal Podcast

The Portal Podcast #041: Douglas Murray – Heroism 2020: Defense of Our Own Civilization

If you don’t know Douglas Murray, in the estimation of the The Portal, this may well be the most important voice you will hear from the United Kingdom for some time. In the tradition of De Tocqueville and Alistair Cook’s famous “Letter from America,” Douglas Murray is America’s true friend. He is not the man who tells […]


My absence, the tech platforms, the 2020 election, Jean Seberg, and Article 58

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 41. Hello all.  The subject of this audio essay is my absence, the tech platforms, the 2020 election, Jean Seberg and, oddly enough, article 58 of the former Soviet Union’s Russian Penal Code.  I don’t want to say too much quite […]