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On The DarkHorse Podcast, we will explore questions that matter, with tools that work. Weekly episodes of "The Evolutionary Lens" are co-hosted with Heather Heying, in which we use an evolutionary toolkit to reveal patterns in nature--including human nature. Other episodes will feature Bret hosting long form discussions. Some guests will be well known, others obscure, but all of them are chosen because they have demonstrated unusual insight. The state and future of civilization will be a recurring theme, so buckle up!

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On The DarkHorse Podcast, we will explore questions that matter, with tools that work. Weekly episodes of "The Evolutionary Lens" are co-hosted with Heather Heying, in which we use an evolutionary toolkit to reveal patterns in nature--including human nature. Other episodes will feature Bret hosting long form discussions. Some guests will be well known, others obscure, but all of them are chosen because they have demonstrated unusual insight. The state and future of civilization will be a recurring theme, so buckle up!

    #79: #NotAllMice (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    #79: #NotAllMice (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

     In this 79th 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 In this 79th 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 again discuss the research showing that SARS-CoV2’s spike protein is sufficient on its own to cause disease. The authors believe that this is good news with regard to the vaccines currently in circulation; they may be right. We discuss the paper, the authors’ clarification. Then: lab leak  hypothesis  continues to gain ground. And: Portland erupts in more violence. The Evergreen State College cannot manage to hire a new president—what are they doing wrong, and what does it suggest about the future of higher ed? Finally, robins and crows face-off.

    Our book, A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century, is now available for pre-sale at amazon. Publication date: 9-14-21: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0593086880/...​

    DarkHorse merchandise now available at: store.darkhorsepodcast.org

    Find more from us on Bret’s website (https://bretweinstein.net​) or Heather’s website (http://heatherheying.com​).

    Become a member of the DarkHorse LiveStreams, and get access to an additional Q&A livestream every month. Join at Heather's Patreon.

    Like this content? Subscribe to the channel, like this video, follow us on twitter (@BretWeinstein, @HeatherEHeying), and consider helping us out by contributing to either of our Patreons or Bret’s Paypal.

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    Theme Music: Thank you to Martin Molin of Wintergatan for providing us the rights to use their excellent music.

    Q&A Link: https://youtu.be/MwcW6TB327w

    Mentioned in this episode:
     
    Lei et al 2021. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Impairs Endothelial Function via Downregulation of ACE 2. Circulation Research 128(9): 1323–1326. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.121.318902
     
    Salk Institute news release, modified since May 1: https://www.salk.edu/news-release/the-novel-coronavirus-spike-protein-plays-additional-key-role-in-illness/
     
    Blog post on Science Translational Medicine by Derek Lowe on Spike Protein Behavior: https://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2021/05/04/spike-protein-behavior
     
    Video interview with Uri Manor, one of the authors on the Lei et al 2021 paper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uydsf51Lzv8
     
    Wade,
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    • 1 hr 40 min
    #78: The Good People Game (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    #78: The Good People Game (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    In this 78th 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.

    Our book, A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century, is now available for pre-sale at amazon. Publication date: 9-14-21: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0593086880/...​

    DarkHorse merchandise now available at: store.darkhorsepodcast.org

    Find more from us on Bret’s website (https://bretweinstein.net​) or Heather’s website (http://heatherheying.com​).

    Become a member of the DarkHorse LiveStreams, and get access to an additional Q&A livestream every month. Join at Heather's Patreon.

    Like this content? Subscribe to the channel, like this video, follow us on twitter (@BretWeinstein, @HeatherEHeying), and consider helping us out by contributing to either of our Patreons or Bret’s Paypal.

    Looking for clips from #DarkHorseLivestreams​? Here are some, updated frequently: @DarkHorse Podcast Clips

    Theme Music: Thank you to Martin Molin of Wintergatan for providing us the rights to use their excellent music.

    Q&A Link: https://youtu.be/dF12Kvfl0Uo

    Mentioned in this episode:
     
    Joe Rogan’s original clip, with commentary by CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/29/media/joe-rogan-clarifies-vaccine-comments/index.html
     
    Fauci responds to Joe, April 28, 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QVPjioDvEc
     
    Joe Rogan clarifies his vaccine comments, April 29, 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PloZ-GB9tzA
     
    Washington Post joins the fray, piles on with “experts,” April 29, 2021:
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/04/28/joe-rogan-podcast-vaccine-coronavirus/
     
    CDC chart on risk for COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths by age cohort: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-data/investigations-discovery/hospitalization-death-by-age.html
     
    Risk estimator from The Economist, March 11, 2021:
    https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/covid-pandemic-mortality-risk-estimator
     
    “The novel Coronavirus’ spike protein plays additional key role in illness” from the Salk Institute, April 30, 2021: https://www.salk.edu/news-release/the-novel-coronavirus-spike-protein-plays-additional-key-role-in-illness/
     
    Original research: Lei et al 2021. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Impairs Endothelial Function via Downregulation of ACE 2. Circulation Research 128:1323–1326. https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.121.318902
     
    The Washington Post is concerned about ivermectin, April 8, 2021: https://www.washingtonpos
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    • 1 hr 30 min
    #77: How Facts are Made (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    #77: How Facts are Made (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    In this 77th 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 77th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather...

    • 1 hr 30 min
    DarkHorse Podcast with Geert Vanden Bossche & Bret Weinstein

    DarkHorse Podcast with Geert Vanden Bossche & Bret Weinstein

    Geert Vanden Bossche is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who has specialist expertise in virology and vaccinology, Geert has worked in industry in the construction of vaccines, and in the non profit sector working to bring immunity to larger numbers of...

    • 1 hr 47 min
    #76: Too Dumb For Fiction (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    #76: Too Dumb For Fiction (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

     In this 76th 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 Portland going off the rails again. More riots and...

    • 1 hr 47 min
    #75: Stop Disrupting Childhood (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    #75: Stop Disrupting Childhood (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream)

    In this 75th 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 privacy, and the amazing things that we (and you) can...

    • 1 hr 26 min

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