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An Ode To The Uncorrelated Thinker | Eric on The Jolly Swagman, Ep. 100

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Eric returns to Joe Walker's podcast, The Jolly Swagman, for Joe's 100th episode.

The Portal Podcast #040: Introducing The Portal Essay Club – What if everyone is simply insane?

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If you have ever wondered whether you were crazy when everyone else claims to see things differently than you do, this is the episode for you. Book clubs are everywhere and we are always asked for book recommendations. But what…

The Portal Podcast #001: Peter Thiel – An Era of Stagnation & Universal Institutional Failure

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Welcome to The Portal. Episode 1 is a conversation with Peter Thiel. Please subscribe to The Portal anywhere you listen to podcasts, and leave us a rating and review in Apple Podcasts. Transcript Eric Weinstein: Hello…

Anthropic Capitalism And The New Gimmick Economy

WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER THE MOST INTERESTING RECENT [SCIENTIFIC] NEWS? WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT? Anthropic Capitalism And The New Gimmick Economy Consider a thought experiment: If market capitalism was the brief product of happy coincidences…

Wrestling in a Kayfabe World – Epic Science #111

Join Robert as he discusses how "fake" pro-wrestling factors into our oh-so-fake world, according to economist and mathematician Eric Weinstein.

Kayfabe

WHAT SCIENTIFIC CONCEPT WOULD IMPROVE EVERYBODY'S COGNITIVE TOOLKIT? Kayfabe The sophisticated "scientific concept" with the greatest potential to enhance human understanding may be argued to come not from the halls of academe, but rather…