Bret Weinstein - The Prediction and the DISC - Portal Podcast

When someone doesn’t get what you’re doing is a good thing because it means that you’re grasping something other people don’t grasp.

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Richard Dawkins didn’t move the ball forward via peer review

Both Brett’s Advisor and Brother (Eric) are really pushing for him and working for him behind his back. Eric pushed his advisor to write the letter
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Genes by definition have to be multipurpose because organisms are an under constrained control problem - genes to parameters (related to Control Theory)

There are fundamental ideas that everybody “knows” in a field that everything else is built up on but then people build on top of that knowledge without knowing those fundamental assumptions under it. Here the assumption was that mice have long telomeres.

How do students get a signal to keep going?

Horse and rider problem in science: the goal is to knock the rider (the researcher) and take the horse (attribution)
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Keep people in game of musical chairs
Doug Pracher ((green proteins)ended up driving shuttle bus
We keep importing people to do the work in the labs
Secret study in 1986 about how much we’re going to have to pay a lot

American science enterprise is fraudulent - surprises radical new idea

academics to get the value.
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