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#102: Check Your Latitude at the Door (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream‪)‬ Bret Weinstein | DarkHorse Podcast

    • Natural Sciences

In this 102nd 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.

Beginning with a discussion of health and illness, followed by ads for our sponsors, we then launch into discussion of vitamin D deficiency and Covid comorbidities; a new study in The Lancet which finds that, if infected with Covid, vaccinated people transmit at the same rate as do unvaccinated people; and the prospect of vaccinating 5–11-year-olds against Covid. Finally, we discuss the wisdom of Nobel laureates: on tinkering, giving students difficult problems, and the value of discomfort.

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Heather’s newsletter, Natural Selections (subscribe to get free weekly essays in your inbox); next post: zombies https://naturalselections.substack.com

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Our book, A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century, is now available for at amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/0593086880/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_5BDTABYFKRJKZBT5GSQA

Heather’s newsletter, Natural Selections (subscribe to get free weekly essays in your inbox): https://naturalselections.substack.com

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.

Get your Goliath shirts right here: http://store.darkhorsepodcast.org

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? Check out our other channel:  @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/hpTJviIhctU

Mentioned in this episode:

Vitamin D Deficiency and Covid-19: Make D While the Sun Shines (And when the sun doesn’t shine, supplement). On Heather’s substack: https://naturalselections.substack.com/p/vitamind

Kompaniyets et al 2021. Peer Reviewed: Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19, March 2020–March 2021. Preventing Chronic Disease, 18: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8269743/

Singanayagam et al 2021. Community Transmission and Viral Load Kinetics of SARS-CoV-2 Delta (B. 1.617. 2) Variant in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Individuals. Preprint at The Lancet: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(21)00648-4/fulltext#seccestitle160

Keating 2021. Into the Impossible: Think Like a Nobel Prize Winner: Lessons from Laureates to Stoke Curiosity, Spur Collaboration, and Ignite Imagination in Your Life and Career. https://www.amazon.com/Into-Impossible-Laureates-Collaboration-Imagination/dp/1544523491#detailBullets_feature_div
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bretweinstein)

In this 102nd 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.

Beginning with a discussion of health and illness, followed by ads for our sponsors, we then launch into discussion of vitamin D deficiency and Covid comorbidities; a new study in The Lancet which finds that, if infected with Covid, vaccinated people transmit at the same rate as do unvaccinated people; and the prospect of vaccinating 5–11-year-olds against Covid. Finally, we discuss the wisdom of Nobel laureates: on tinkering, giving students difficult problems, and the value of discomfort.

Get your Goliath shirts right here: store.darkhorsepodcast.org

Heather’s newsletter, Natural Selections (subscribe to get free weekly essays in your inbox); next post: zombies https://naturalselections.substack.com

*****

Support the sponsors of the show:

HoMedics: Air purifiers that live up to expectations. Free replacement filter with your purchase of an air purifier at HoMedics.com/DARKHORSE. Use promo code DARKHORSE at checkout.

MUD\WTR: is a coffee alternative with mushrooms and herbs (and cacao!) and is delicious, with 1/7 the caffeine as coffee. Visit mudwtr.com/darkhorse and use DARKHORSE at check out for $5 off.

Vivo Barefoot: Shoes for healthy feet—comfortable and regenerative, enhances stability and tactile feedback. Go to www.vivobarefoot.com/us/darkhorse to get 20% off, and a 100-day free trial.

Our book, A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century, is now available for at amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/0593086880/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_5BDTABYFKRJKZBT5GSQA

Heather’s newsletter, Natural Selections (subscribe to get free weekly essays in your inbox): https://naturalselections.substack.com

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.

Get your Goliath shirts right here: http://store.darkhorsepodcast.org

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? Check out our other channel:  @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/hpTJviIhctU

Mentioned in this episode:

Vitamin D Deficiency and Covid-19: Make D While the Sun Shines (And when the sun doesn’t shine, supplement). On Heather’s substack: https://naturalselections.substack.com/p/vitamind

Kompaniyets et al 2021. Peer Reviewed: Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19, March 2020–March 2021. Preventing Chronic Disease, 18: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8269743/

Singanayagam et al 2021. Community Transmission and Viral Load Kinetics of SARS-CoV-2 Delta (B. 1.617. 2) Variant in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Individuals. Preprint at The Lancet: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(21)00648-4/fulltext#seccestitle160

Keating 2021. Into the Impossible: Think Like a Nobel Prize Winner: Lessons from Laureates to Stoke Curiosity, Spur Collaboration, and Ignite Imagination in Your Life and Career. https://www.amazon.com/Into-Impossible-Laureates-Collaboration-Imagination/dp/1544523491#detailBullets_feature_div
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bretweinstein)

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