Bret Weinstein

Bret Weinstein

Bret Weinstein is a professor of evolutionary biology at The Evergreen State College. He can be reached at bretweinstein@gmail.com

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Monday, November 16, 2015
Let’s Not Get It Wrong This Time: The Terrorists Won After 9/11 Because We Chose to Invade Iraq, Shred Our Constitution
What is terrorism? Many are convinced that the word is inherently so vague as to be meaningless. I have never understood this. To me the definition seems singular, and obvious, and it would appear that simply understanding it is the key to avoiding terrible missteps in the aftermath of an attack...
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Friday, December 16, 2011
Occupying Power
Three months ago, a small band of patriots triggered the turning of a historical page. They did it by stepping out of their expected roles within the socioeconomic hierarchy, and stepping into Zuccotti Park, which they then occupied continuously for two months, until they were evicted by a heavily militarized police force on November 15 th .
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Sunday, December 04, 2011
A Horizontal World? Occupy Can't Win with Utopian Impossibilities
Listen to conversations within the Occupy movement and you will hear an emerging vision of the world’s future. It is a world where power is “horizontal” and local. Where populations have organized into true communities that provide increasingly for their own needs and trade with each other for that which they cannot produce. It is a world much better suited, physically and socially, to the creatures that we are built to be, than is the cruel and self-destabilizing world we currently inhabit. It is a world that, were it possible, I would embrace.
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