The Portal

By Eric Weinstein

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Subscribers: 1652
Reviews: 9

Jon M.
 Nov 1, 2019
I really love this podcast, great and thoughtful conversations, intellectually engaging, and interesting guests. 5/5, I would recommend this podcast to everybody.


 Oct 29, 2019

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jordanzo the great
 Aug 22, 2019
it's awesome that Eric uses the podcast to introduce intelligent ideas in an age of narrowing debate. refreshing and smarter than any discussion found in conventional media

Description

Welcome to The Portal. This podcast does something different. Hosted by Eric Weinstein. Coming July 2019.

Episode Date
10: Julie Lindahl: Shaking the poisoned fruit of shame out of the family tree
01:43:27

Eric sits down with Julie Lindahl, author of "The Pendulum". What happens when an ethnically German girl growing up in Brazil gets curious to finally make sense of her family history to stop the cycle of dysfunction? Julie Lindahl’s new book "The Pendulum" shows us what it can take to find a portal out of inter-generational trauma. Eric welcomes his house-guest Julie Lindahl to tell her extraordinary story on this episode of The Portal. The episode is raw and recorded at home on a hand held device; there will be no video.


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Oct 31, 2019
9: Bryan Callen: Cracking Wise
02:19:36

Eric sits down with friend, philosopher, comic, actor and fighter Bryan Callen for a wide ranging conversation on camaraderie, conflict and comedy. Over the course of 2+ hours, the two discuss difficult topics like the holocaust, gender dynamics and the legacy of the enlightenment on the eve of the 2020 presidential election. Bryan and Eric oscillate between levity and intensity as they navigate these hard-to-broach topics. Hilarity and good insights ensue. 


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Oct 31, 2019
8: Andrew Yang: The Dangerously Different Candidate The Media Wants You To Ignore
01:08:49

In this episode of the Portal, Eric checks in with his friend Andrew Yang to discuss the meteoric rise of his candidacy; one that represents an insurgency against a complacent political process that the media establishment doggedly tries to maintain. Andrew updates Eric on the state of his campaign and the status of the ideas the two had discussed as its foundation when it began. Eric presents Andrew with his new economic paradigm; moving from an 'is a [worker]' economy to a 'has a [worker]' economy. The two also discuss neurodiverse families as a neglected voting block, the still-strong but squelched-by-the-scientific-establishment STEM community in the US, and the need to talk fearlessly - and as a xenophile - about immigration as a wealth transfer gimmick. 


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Oct 02, 2019
7: Bret Easton Ellis: The Dark Laureate of Generation X
02:01:16

Eric sits down with Bret Easton Ellis; the two Gen X’ers graduated from rival high schools in a disaffected 1982 Los Angeles that inspired Ellis’ first novel “Less Than Zero”. In this conversation, they reflect on LA, Generation X, and the different notions of childhood held by Gen x and Millennials. 

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Sep 30, 2019
6: Jocko Willink: The Way of the Violent Intellectual
02:01:59

Jocko Willink is a man who radiates decency. He is also part of a community of warriors drawn to test themselves in the crucible of deadly combat against an evil and implacable foe. Eric sits down with Jocko Willink to learn how this cerebral Navy SEAL and hero of the battle of Ramadi against ISIS managed to bring military discipline home to the fight for personal freedom in peacetime writing kids books that teach ‘extreme ownership’ and radical accountability to children. 

Give warriors a chance, and then subscribe to The Portal to be sure to catch our next and future episodes when they drop.


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Sep 07, 2019
5: Rabbi Wolpe: “So a Rabbi and an atheist walk into a podcast...”
01:51:21

Beyond New Atheism: is a constructive adult relationship possible between atheism and religion?

On this episode of the portal, Eric hosts leading conservative rabbi David Wolpe and explores the possibilities for, and problems with, a new synthesis of atheism and religion in our modern era that avoids special pleading.


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Aug 31, 2019
4: Timur Kuran: The Economics of Revolution and Mass Deception
02:45:47

What if everything we are taught in economics 101 is not only wrong, but may even be setting us up for populism, dictatorship or revolution? On this episode of the Portal, Eric is joined by renegade Economist Professor Timur Kuran whose theory of Preference Falsification appears to explain the world wide surge towards populism, and is now threatening to rewrite the core tenets of modern economics. This could well be the most important economist you’ve never heard of.

Aug 20, 2019
3: Werner Herzog
01:21:31

Episode 3 of The Portal is with film director Werner Herzog.

Jul 25, 2019
2: What Is The Portal?
00:28:33

What is the portal?

Jul 19, 2019
1: Peter Thiel
02:52:00

Welcome to The Portal. Episode 1 is a conversation with Peter Thiel. Please subscribe to The Portal anywhere you listen to podcasts, and leave us a rating and review in Apple Podcasts.

Jul 17, 2019
Welcome to The Portal
00:00:49

The Portal is hosted by Eric Weinstein. Subscribe in iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Jun 24, 2019