Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
No leading research university was under anything but the presidency of a baby boomer
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Baby boomers had the experience that regular people working hard could achieve prosperity
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
This is not possible now.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
It is time to confront the institutions and change the guard.
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
I have personal experience of idea suppression inside universities with the following:
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
My brother's theory of death, my wife's theory of productivity and inflation
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
and my theory of geometric unity.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
All of these ideas met with huge resistance.  It's terrifying to go up against the instituations.
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The DISC operates in markets
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Our markets are being heavily manipulated to favor the wealthy.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The millennials have amassed a far smaller amount of wealth than the boomers at the same age.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
It's too hard for regular people to progress because society is not growing.
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Institutions are  fragile because they cannot still grow as fast as they were supposed to grow.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
They need to tell untruths and deceive us to hide this fact.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The Gated Institutional Narrative stops some information reaching the bottom of a pyramid structure.
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
DISC
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Since the 70's we have failed to experience the innovation growth our institutions needed.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
This led to the Gated Institutional Narrative being repurposed to suppress the most disruptive ideas
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The GIN is a a closed group of elites who set the agreed upon, fake narrative for the rest of us 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The gating function that was there to ensure quality, became a means to suppress disruptive ideas.
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Institutions 1945-1970 became predicated on technology-led, stable, broadly distributed growth
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
but this is a world we have not seen since the early 1970's.
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
but the expectation of growth is still present in the form of an Embedded Growth Obligation (EGO)
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
But pension plans, corporate ladders, etc are predicated on growth, we are a growth cargo cult.
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