Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
We are finally ready to  take on something that I have always found terrifying
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Idea Suppression
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
He is using it to organize us and reacquaint ourselves with our need for space. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Many people think that he's shown he's the most brilliant and capable person on the planet. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
I think he's shown that the rest of us have forgotten about our capabilities. 
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The great temptation has been to treat the US like a trough and you just have to get yours. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
It's like everybody is looting the family mansion. 
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Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
It was filled with life and it was brilliant.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
It was coming out of a place that wasn't supposed to have intellectual brilliance. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
All these black Americans were doing things we couldn't even imagine.
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Neither of them is analytically sharp and we are threatened by codes, drones, and viruses. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
It's an incredibly technical world and we have child-like conversations. 
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Everyone else cannot carry that person in an attempt to reason morally about a technical issue.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
People say, 'we need more heart' but very often you don't. Clean thinking is more important. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
And then you can incorporate morals and humanity concerns at a different layer. 
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Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Very often what he's saying is, "You come to me with a framework and that framework is poisoned." 
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Created by doublezeta 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
What's important to think about is how optimistic we once were. What we thought we were going to do.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
We were going to be curing diseases, wouldn't it be great to not lose anyone to cancer?
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Didn't we think the future was around the corner?
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
We've learned that it is no longer mature to hope.
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Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Anyone talking about inclusion is almost always talking about exclusion immediately. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
We have to look at our own hypocrisy and realize that inclusion and exclusion go together. 
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Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Religion is belonging and belonging is recognizing you won't be able to follow all rules as stated. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The rules are simply aspirational. Otherwise, no religion is going to have any 'adherence' rules. 
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
And I think what we're seeing is, this isn't probably the best way of funding our future. 
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
I do believe in structural oppression but this is not the way you fight it. 
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
But maybe that person votes for Trump because he believes we need a wrecking ball. 
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