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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
who held dissident political perspectives in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. 
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Eric Weinstein
But we've got no information whether or not this is being coordinated with intelligence community. 
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Eric Weinstein
And the issue is, we don't have good jurisprudence around these major platforms.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Are these platforms companies? Public utilities? Are they natural monopolies? 
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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
They could try to take the 'Alternative Influencer Network' they have identified off the air. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
But what would that look like? You have Joe Rogan, Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro, Sam Harris, etc
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The way they would do that would be so visible that it would be easily seen as harassment. 
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Eric Weinstein
If you don't own a seat somewhere on the institutional network, you can't join that conversation. 
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Eric Weinstein
So nobody could tell them the Rebecca Lewis report on Alternative Influence they all acknowledged
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Eric Weinstein
would not make it past a reasonable middle school as a data project. 
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Eric Weinstein
to figure out how they're going to re-establish narrative control. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
So they created a 'shell' that they needed to fill as they have meetings and figure out what to do. 
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Eric Weinstein
That 'shell' was fake news. 
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Eric Weinstein
if I brought everybody from Bangladesh to US levels of prosperity, we'll have an ecological disaster
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Does that mean we need to be able to stop producing? Maybe. I'm open to discussion. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
But simplistic compassion is a level of analysis not equal to the problem that presents itself. 
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Eric Weinstein
I don't believe I have the obligation to re-shuffle the world according to luck. 
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Eric Weinstein
So it's not just about that. There are certain aspects of this that are just about compatibility. 
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Eric Weinstein
It can evade the value judgment so we don't get into that thorny territory. 
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Eric Weinstein
It's not that I want American culture pristine. I am pretty excited about immigrants. 
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Eric Weinstein
But it has to be a sustainable stream for generations to come and not by bingeing and purging, 
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Eric Weinstein
and allowing people to play with our heartstrings against our better judgments. 
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Eric Weinstein
Immigration is not about having some kind of better person in your country. 
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Eric Weinstein
People are being lied to about immigration by immigration experts themselves! 
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Eric Weinstein
We cannot simply treat everybody who wants to restrict immigration as xenophobic. 
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Eric Weinstein
The safest thing is to have a Germany that is not self-hating but fundamentally also not self-loving
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
in an orgy-astic fashion. 
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Eric Weinstein
We need to take care of empathy at scale rather than a single, still frame. 
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Eric Weinstein
This is to ensure we get the maximally compassionate positive outcome. 
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Eric Weinstein
We're gaining a strategy to make these ridiculous perspectives funny rather than terrifying.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
which is to transfer empathy from everybody in society evenly and invest it in a tiny number
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Eric Weinstein
of people who've won the inter-sectional Olympics over oppression
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
and take it away from anyone else that may be worthy.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Sometimes you have to eviscerate and forcibly let someone know they're behaving really bad.