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Bret and Heather 150th DarkHorse Podcast Livestream: The Time Traveling Money Printer

In this 150th 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 how myriad stories of failure and corruption might be linked together beneath the surface by systems of power that know more about where we are headed than we are being told. With the collapse of FTX this week, connections between woke ideology and covid ideology have been made clear. A coming centralized bank digital currency is implicated as well. We also discuss twitter, and whether it is “just” a social media platform, or if it has a chance of replacing legacy media in bringing us the news. Then: how should doctors respond to those who ask for Covid vaccine exemptions? And finally: do cats understand when humans are talking to them? Are cats savvy enough to ignore strange men who give orders? Are humans?


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Mentioned in this episode:

The Covid/Crypto Connection: The Grim Saga of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried (Brownstone Institute):

Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himself (Vox):

Alexandros Marinos on Ivermectin, the TOGETHER trial, and other things:

Maajid Nawaz on Joe Rogan (#1780):

This Pivotal Moment – episode 2:

College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ontario, 11-18-22, Covid19 FAWs for Physicians:


00:00 Welcome
05:50 Sponsors
12:20 Reading aloud
15:50 Building a model
22:30 Money and insight
35:30 FTX collapse
47:10 Vox article on SBF
56:40 FTX and Ivermectin
01:05:50 What role does FTX play?
01:13:25 Effective Altruism
01:25:30 What happens next – CBDC
01:34:15 What’s going on at Twitter
01:51:55 Ontario doctors vaccine exemption
01:58:30 How much do animals understand speech?
02:17:40 Wrap up

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