THINGS HIDDEN 59: Zak Slayback on Mimetic Forces in Research and Culture

David Gornoski sits down with returning guest Zak Slayback, investor at the 1517 Fund, for a conversation that revolves around the corruption of institutions and the monopolization of innovation. How do we keep from getting marginalized when pursuing scientific and technological discoveries? Would people like Galileo and Thomas Aquinas be allowed to thrive in today’s universities? To what extent has mimetic doubling and rivalry captured the scientific institutions? Is the new Right correct in assuming that cultural problems must be rectified by power?

Visit Zak Slayback’s website here.

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