About TRIGGERnometry: Stand-up comedians Konstantin Kisin (@konstantinkisin) and Francis Foster (@francisjfoster) make sense of politics, economics, free speech, AI, drug policy and WW3 with the help of presidential advisors, renowned economists, award-winning journalists, controversial writers, leading scientists and notorious comedians.

00:00 Intro
01:41 Eric Weinstein’s Background
04:13 What is Wrong with Physics?
05:21 Has Science Stagnated?
06:47 Society’s Lack of Innovation
08:31 Our Vision of the Future & Ourselves
12:06 Are We Developing Too Much?
14:01 The Rise of Artificial Intelligence
16:52 How Quickly Will AI Take Over?
20:48 What are the Consequences of AI?
22:31 Is AI-Art Still Art?
25:41 The Work Shortage
28:10 Does AI Create Opportunity?
29:30 Sponsor Message: Babbel
31:37 Does Art Reflect Our Time?
35:49 The Loss of Meaning in our Society
41:21 How to Find Your Own Voice
48:14 The Manipulation of Science to Control Narratives
50:13 Why are our Institutions so Good & Bad Simultaneously?
51:45 Embedded Growth Obligations
56:27 The 1619 Project
1:01:11 What Was Wrong with MLK’s Fiction?
1:04:58 Has our Society Given up on The Future?
1:10:01 Infinite Growth & Finite Resources
1:11:43 Short-Termism & The New Economic Model
1:17:33 How Else Can we Unshackle Creativity?
1:22:31 The Meaning Crisis in Art & Life
1:31:55 The Weaponisation of Taste
1:33:57 What’s the One Thing We’re Not Talking About?