Bret and Heather 196th DarkHorse Podcast Livestream: War on Our Minds

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In this 196th 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.

In this episode we discuss astronomical events, like today’s annular eclipse—that exist with or without human awareness of them. What would the ancients have thought of an eclipse? We discuss science, and the risk to us all as we take the S out of STEM, leaving an applied, human-centric set of fields that are missing their foundation. We discuss Roger Waters—his modern takes on Israel and Palestine, and his dreams and words as recorded in the music of Pink Floyd. We too wish for a world in which no one kills the children anymore, and are having a difficult time defining the shape of this moment in time. Finally: where are the neocons now?


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Don’t look it up:

Roger Waters video essay:

Lyrics to The Gunner’s Dream, in The Final Cut (1983):

(00:00) Wait
(05:45) Welcome
(08:05) Sponsors
(15:25) Eclipses and spite
(39:45) Rainbows
(56:45) Roger Waters and anti-Semitism
(01:28:15) Israel attack
(01:37:23) Neocons
(01:43:55) Wrap up

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