The Dream Team Scheme: The 207th Evolutionary Lens with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying

DarkHorse Podcast

Jan. 10, 2024

In this 207th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we talk about the state of the world through an evolutionary lens.

In this episode, we sort out the strange reaction to Bret’s recent appearance on Tucker Carlson. What do all mobs have in common? What are the differences between critique and competition? We also talk about fat: from butter to olive oil to canola oil, what should you fry in? Are saturated fats bad for you? What are the differences between mono- and poly- unsaturated fats? Does the food industry have it right about anything? Should we fight for the right to yellow margarine?


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Mentioned in this episode:

Tucker Carlson ep60, interview with Bret:

WHO’s Your Daddy? DarkHorse #197 from 10-17-23:

Apparently we’re the bad guys (Natural Selections, February 2023):

Kahn Academy on Saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and trans fats:

Grootveld, Percival, & Grootveld. 2018. Chronic non-communicable disease risks presented by lipid oxidation products in fried foods. Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition 7(4): 305-312.

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