What if tech stagnation, declining growth rates, and the near-inevitable seeming collapse of the West are all because we got worried a few scientists would run off with our tax dollars? That’s the broad thesis behind Scientific Freedom: The Elixir of Civilization. Published originally in 2008, Scientific Freedom chronicles the journey of physicist Don Braben, […]
I really enjoyed the opportunity to talk to Alexey about New Science, and the future of research. Transcript and show notes here.
I got to talk to Geoff Shullenberger about Girard, the premodern/modern/postmodern distinction, academia, Christianity and a whole lot more. Transcript here.
I got to chat with Aubrey de Grey about Aging, Longevity, and Animal Models. Ever wondered why opossums live 1.5x as long on a remote island on the Outer Banks of Virginia? Why do Tortoises live so long? Why is breathing so bad for us? And what the roadmap for treating aging looks like. Link to […]
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Schizophrenia is a terrible disease. Its symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, and amnesia. Schizophrenia affects 1.1% of the population, and 10% of persons with schizophrenia will take their own life. Current treatments for schizophrenia are less than ideal. There is no cure, and the best we can do is treat symptoms. Current treatments, like modern […]
In this episode, we cover what has gone wrong with our universities, how she thinks about empowering young people, and a whole lot more. Danielle co-founded 1517 Fund. Transcript here.
We discuss the past present and future of conservatism, where it has gone wrong, and how politics has changed over time, with Ed West. Ed is the author of Small Men on the Wrong Side of History: The Decline, Fall and Unlikely Return of Conservatism. He is also an Editor at Unherd. Transcript here.
In this episode, I’m joined by Quinn Lewandowski to discuss the concept of hierarchy, how our approach to it has changed over time, and a whole lot more. Transcript here.
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