1 hr 5 min

My Chat with Patrick Radden Keefe, Author of Empire of Pain (The Saad Truth with Dr. Saad_315‪)‬ The Saad Truth with Dr. Saad

    • Education

Topics covered include the Sackler dynasty (three generations), Purdue Pharma, the opioid crisis (oxycontin), addiction, pharmaceutical companies, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, company malfeasance, plausible deniability, the business of medicine, philanthropy as a costly signal vs. to assuage one's existential guilt, Maimonides' view on altruism, the Sinaloa drug cartel and Chapo Guzman, Scientology, Bernie Madoff, fossils of the human mind, Curb Your Enthusiasm (the show), and writing tips (fiction vs. non-fiction).

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Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine. He is the author of four books: 1) the New York Times bestseller Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory; 2) The Snakehead; 3) Chatter; and 4) his most recent book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty. _______________________________________

This chat was posted earlier this summer on PodTV's platforms. However, since terminating our contract by mutual consent, the rights to this clip revert back to me, and hence I'm now posting it on my platforms. _______________________________________

If you appreciate my work and would like to support it:

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https://patreon.com/GadSaad

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This chat was posted earlier today (November 3, 2021) on my YouTube channel as THE SAAD TRUTH_1331: https://youtu.be/exPuk4o-NuM

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The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense (paperback edition) was released on October 5, 2021. Order your copy now.

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https://www.amazon.ca/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X

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Dr. Gad Saad is a professor, evolutionary behavioral scientist, and author who pioneered the use of evolutionary psychology in marketing and consumer behavior. In addition to his scientific work, Dr. Saad is a leading public intellectual who often writes and speaks about idea pathogens that are destroying logic, science, reason, and common sense.

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Topics covered include the Sackler dynasty (three generations), Purdue Pharma, the opioid crisis (oxycontin), addiction, pharmaceutical companies, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, company malfeasance, plausible deniability, the business of medicine, philanthropy as a costly signal vs. to assuage one's existential guilt, Maimonides' view on altruism, the Sinaloa drug cartel and Chapo Guzman, Scientology, Bernie Madoff, fossils of the human mind, Curb Your Enthusiasm (the show), and writing tips (fiction vs. non-fiction).

_______________________________________

Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine. He is the author of four books: 1) the New York Times bestseller Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory; 2) The Snakehead; 3) Chatter; and 4) his most recent book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty. _______________________________________

This chat was posted earlier this summer on PodTV's platforms. However, since terminating our contract by mutual consent, the rights to this clip revert back to me, and hence I'm now posting it on my platforms. _______________________________________

If you appreciate my work and would like to support it:

https://subscribestar.com/the-saad-truth

https://patreon.com/GadSaad

https://paypal.me/GadSaad

_______________________________________

This chat was posted earlier today (November 3, 2021) on my YouTube channel as THE SAAD TRUTH_1331: https://youtu.be/exPuk4o-NuM

_______________________________________

The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense (paperback edition) was released on October 5, 2021. Order your copy now.

https://www.amazon.com/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

https://www.amazon.ca/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Parasitic-Mind-Infectious-Killing-Common/dp/162157959X

_______________________________________

Please visit my website gadsaad.com, and sign up for alerts. If you appreciate my content, click on the "Support My Work" button. I count on my fans to support my efforts. You can donate via Patreon, PayPal, and/or SubscribeStar.

_______________________________________

Dr. Gad Saad is a professor, evolutionary behavioral scientist, and author who pioneered the use of evolutionary psychology in marketing and consumer behavior. In addition to his scientific work, Dr. Saad is a leading public intellectual who often writes and speaks about idea pathogens that are destroying logic, science, reason, and common sense.

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1 hr 5 min

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