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Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
We are finally ready to  take on something that I have always found terrifying
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Eric Weinstein
Idea Suppression
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
The treatment of Andrew Yang by the media is one example (of many) of how the DISC works.
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Eric Weinstein
There are many documented incidents of the media working to  sabotage his campaign.
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Eric Weinstein
The question is why is there no media outlet reporting on this.
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Eric Weinstein
Why does the media employ strategic silence or strategic distortion to sabotage candidates?
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Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
This is a David and Goliath moment.  
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Eric Weinstein
The Gated Institutional Narrative has been spoiling for a fight.
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Eric Weinstein
Can you imagine how many great ideas have been suppressed if I know of three in my own family?
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Eric Weinstein
We need to elevate the non-conformists and do battle with the institutions to bring about prosperity
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Eric Weinstein
Why are there no living heros anymore?
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Eric Weinstein
Since Lindbergh it has been rare to elevate a person to the point they can threaten institutions
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Eric Weinstein
The purpose of  The Portal is to create a channel that has never existed for presenting ideas.
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Eric Weinstein
Peer review is actually peer suppression.  It came out of an effort to quality control ideas.
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Eric Weinstein
It was perfectly constructed for abuse.
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Eric Weinstein
My major focus on the DISC is what happens inside universities.
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Eric Weinstein
In physics no progress has been made in 40 years, but every new idea is basically dead on arrival.
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Eric Weinstein
When you are young and vulnerable and come forward with good ideas you are slammed
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Eric Weinstein
but these ideas can be then taken up by the older members of the community.
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Eric Weinstein
The news media used to investigate stories like what's going on with Jeffrey Epstein
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Eric Weinstein
but no one even asked the intelligence agencies as to whether Epstein worked for them.
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Eric Weinstein
There are so many mysteries but the media refuses to investigate.
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Eric Weinstein
Our sense making apparatus is broken.
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Eric Weinstein
The DISC stands for the Distributed Idea Suppression Complex
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Eric Weinstein
The center of it is idea suppression.   
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Eric Weinstein
There are ideas we want to suppress like bigotry and violent ideology.
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Eric Weinstein
The DISC  principally protects institutions from individuals making valid and reasonable points.
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Eric Weinstein
What if the  most important ideas were outside of the GIN, that we had everything backwards?
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Eric Weinstein
Carbs were not healthy, but bad for you, the great moderation increased risk of financial collapse,
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Eric Weinstein
Cultural diversity was not a strength but a weakness
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Eric Weinstein
Immigration did not lead to prosperity but was an instrument of distribution.
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