Eric Weinstein: Difficult Conversations, Freedom of Speech, and Physics | Lex Fridman Podcast #163

Eric Weinstein: Difficult Conversations, Freedom of Speech, and Physics | Lex Fridman Podcast #163

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Eric's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ericweinsteinphd
The Portal podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-portal/id1469999563

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OUTLINE:
0:00 - Introduction
1:29 - Aliens and physics
5:14 - Breaking the frame of conversation
6:59 - Time travel across multiple dimensions
13:10 - Is the government in possession of alien spacecraft?
19:33 - Freedom of speech
30:52 - Elon Musk
32:09 - Idealism of every era
35:29 - Non-locality of free speech in the Internet age
41:05 - Glenn Beck
43:00 - Joe Rogan
47:44 - Freedom and fear
49:16 - Jeffrey Epstein
52:56 - Aaron Swartz
58:32 - Jeffrey Epstein and Geometric Unity
1:18:07 - Cancel culture
1:20:09 - Alex Jones
1:29:03 - Curtis Yarvin
1:33:42 - Michael Malice
1:36:02 - Intellectual Dark Web
1:42:54 - Innovation
1:56:13 - Economics
2:03:31 - Cryptocurrency
2:09:39 - Geometric Unity paper
2:26:44 - David Goggins challenge
2:28:07 - Father and son

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