Boomers vs Covid - Transcript

Chapters

0:00 - Welcome to Sunday Morning Philosophy Fest
0:25 - Vocabulary Test Results
0:58 - Vocabulary Scores Comparison
1:28 - Importance of Core Vocabulary
2:00 - Vocab Test: Male vs Female Words
2:22 - Windows Frustrations
3:12 - Understanding Gender-Based Vocabulary
5:44 - Discovering the Word "Peplum"
8:29 - Unveiling the Meaning of "Tulle"
11:30 - Exploring the Term "Azimuth"
13:17 - Entertaining and Educating with Words
16:35 - Male Dominated Words Analysis
19:54 - Exploring "Degauss"
22:51 - Learning about "Coal"
25:39 - Delving into "Boucle"
26:52 - Understanding "Jacquard"
29:36 - Investigating "Verbena"
33:38 - Unveiling the Meaning of "Fresia"
37:13 - Analyzing "Boson"
1:27:47 - Economic Realities
1:28:28 - Unveiling the Boomers' Impact
1:29:16 - Supporting the Show

Long Summary

Join me on Sunday Morning Philosophy Fest as we delve into a vocabulary test, rating our language skills at a solid 7 or 8 out of 10. We explore words like "howitzer" and "thermistor," delving into gender associations with words such as "peplum" being more familiar to females. Our linguistic journey continues as we uncover the meanings and gender perceptions of terms like "tulle," "azimuth," "pessary," and "katana" with a blend of humor and education.

Moving forward, we examine the origins and gender perceptions of various words in the second part of our conversation. Words like "Coal" used in cosmetics, "Strafe," "Jaquard," "Femtosecond," and "Checksum" are discussed, shedding light on societal views of gender connotations in language. We share amusing insights into the male and female associations with words and their differing familiarity ratios among men and women. From scientific terms to fashion-related vocabulary, we reflect on how language shapes perceptions and discuss the humorous gender associations with names, encouraging contemplation on linguistic influences and generational disparities.

Shifting gears, I delve into the generational disparities in debt handling and decision-making processes, particularly focusing on the boomer generation's tendency to overlook consequences due to government support. We explore the repercussions of boomer policies on issues like inflation, high housing prices, travel habits, and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through personal anecdotes and societal observations, we emphasize the significance of weighing costs versus benefits, advocating for critical thinking and accountability in decision-making for a more informed and responsible society.

In our latest episode, we unpack the aftermath of a heated debate involving Howard Stern and others, reflecting on the shifting attitudes towards boosters and vaccines with growing hesitancy among the public. We analyze how society navigated the pandemic and its impact on children, education, and societal trust, discussing the interplay of science, authority, and cultural norms. Generational differences in belief systems and the reluctance to address past mistakes, along with their implications for future generations, are closely examined. Join us as we navigate these intricate issues, contemplating the evolving landscape of societal trust and accountability in a complex world.

Transcript

[0:00] Welcome to Sunday Morning Philosophy Fest

[0:00] Good morning, everybody. Welcome to Sunday Morning Philosophy Fest. It is Sunday, May 26th, 2024. Okay, 1 to 10, how good would you say your vocabulary is? From a 1 to 10, how good would you say your vocabulary is? I must know this. I must know.

[0:25] Vocabulary Test Results

[0:25] Testing. 1, 2, 3. one to ten i say i feel like give myself a seven or an eight uh mostly because i don't really know other languages very well i know you know enough to get by in french a little bit and i used to know german but i've forgotten most of it so i put myself maybe an eight maybe i think if you know another language then it's just kind of automatic that your language skills improve prove?

[0:58] Vocabulary Scores Comparison

[0:59] All right. So what do we have here? So we got nine. Oh, good for you. Good for you. Five, seven, eight point five, eight, nine, seven, six, seven, eight, six in English at least, eight. Oh, good. Six, four, seven. Yeah. So you guys are pretty good with this. Five, five because I know French. Right, right. That's good. That's good. I mean, if you know Latin, it seems you know just about everything.

[1:28] Importance of Core Vocabulary

[1:29] So I'm coming with this doesn't mean this doesn't mean like how fluent are you with like, creating analogies and telling stories. I just mean like you're just core vocabulary, because I read something the other day that just kind of blew my mind a little and it gave me some humility. And I've not researched any of this. I just was going through, this is straight up, right? This is straight up, no research. This is a sort of vocab test, because I thought that'd be interesting.

[2:00] Vocab Test: Male vs Female Words

[2:01] At least it would be interesting for me. So straight up vocab test, and...

[2:07] Let's see here. So this is words that some men and some women know better. So this is words that you know better or worse based upon your sex.

[2:22] Windows Frustrations

[2:22] It's hot, baby. It's hot. I mean, I just finished a workout, so it's not ripped my shirt off hot, but it's hot nonetheless. Nonetheless, all right. So let me just get to these pictures. There we go. And let's get it. View. Oh, why do you constantly switch the view on me? Windows, you're so very fickle. Fickle. All right. No, no, I just saved it here. So why aren't you giving it to me? All right, I'll save it again. Save as. We'll get there. Oh, did it go to some? All right, I'll just save it someplace. You know, like with Windows, it's just like its default stuff is, I'd like to save it on Bill Gates' forehead. That's where I'm going, and that's about it. All right.

[3:12] Understanding Gender-Based Vocabulary

[3:12] So this is a straight up, it's a vocab test, and not really a test exactly. So this is words known better by males than by females, left, and vice versa, right. Right uh and so uh this is the words so some of these i know some of these i don't.

[3:35] So a word that is known more by men than by women a word that is known more by men than by women i don't know if this is by ratio it's not alphabetical but whatever it is so this is so this one is not not too hard to figure out the word howitzer okay i know what that one is so the word howitzer is vastly known more by men than it is by women and i think we can all understand that why you uh.

[4:10] We all we all understand that one right that's just Just the way things go. That's just the way things go. All right. So, yeah, howitzer, not shocked at howitzer, right? So that's something else. What does this mean? Thermistor. Thermistor. I can guess. Is it a place you put your thermostat? Is it a place you buy your thermostat? I don't know. So thermistor, so sorry, for howitzer, I think this is percentage P male, Now, 84 male, only 53 female. Thermistor. This is really embarrassing. I should know these. Thermistor. Okay, well, is thermistor known more by men or women? Thermistor. I'm actually going to have to look some of these up. I mean, I'd like to be the kind of guy, of course, who's like, oh, thermistor, I remember that.

[5:12] Thermistor, yeah, what the heck does that mean? Oh, it's an engineering term. Good Lord, no wonder I don't know it. A thermistor is a semiconductor type of resistor whose resistance is strongly dependent on temperature. Oh, that's the thermal part, right? That's the thermal part. More so than in standard resistors. The word thermistor is a portmanteau of thermal and resistor. Mmm, how lovely. Okay, so that's a bro-fest, right? That's a word to put hair on your chest. All right.

[5:44] Discovering the Word "Peplum"

[5:45] So there we go, thermistor. uh electronic components so men again yes but apparently more manly men than me so um and maybe you but you you guys got it so um i i bow before your testosterone thrones i didn't get it all right so okay what about the word peplum peplum p-e-p-l-u-m peplum what do we got it's the word peplum peplum and i i'm not even gonna pronounce some of these right it's the word peplum known known more by men or by women bro or garden implement um what do we got w w all right females know that one uh okay the word is peplum only only 13 of males um i you know i should i I should know because this was all over the place. But yeah, only 0.13 of males and 0.64 of females know the word peplum. And I would be one of the, so I guess my manlyhood is restored because I don't know what the word peplum means. So let's go and see if we can find that. I don't have a copy paste one. It's just a peplum. What have we got here? here. A short overskirt, a short overskirt or a ruffle attached to the waistline of a jacket, blouse or dress.

[7:11] Okay. So peplum, I can't tell you the number of times, if you have females in the house, see to me, everything that's waist down, that's not a pant is a dress, but no, a dress is the full body thing. A skirt is waist down. And the number of times I've been corrected by the.

[7:34] I really wish I could care. You know, I feel it's important to care. But I just have a fundamental testicular indifference. To these situations. Okay, so I'm a little alarmed that any men know what a peplum is, but apparently they do. So what can I tell you? That is just, that's not a dude word, but it is something. So I guess I'm bisexual or something like that because I didn't know what Thermidor was. Now I do, but I didn't also know what peplum was. So I guess that's good too. All right. No, I don't want to know anything more. All right. So, is this a male or a female word? You know, this is an educational show, right? So, let's just do some language. Tull. I think it's Tull. T-U-L-L-E.

[8:29] Unveiling the Meaning of "Tulle"

[8:29] T-U-L-L-E. Tully? Tully? Tull. Tull. Tull. Is that a male or a female? Sticks or chicks? Now, you just know, if it sounds like something that...

[8:51] That Freddie Mercury would scream out in concert, then... Tell it's for girls, something having to do with fabric, I think. A fine... Ah, look at that. Tell women it's stiff fabric. A fine, often starched net of silk, rayon, or nylon on use, especially for veils, tutus, or gowns. It's also a commune in central France. That feels almost inevitable, doesn't it? That it would be a commune in central France. All right. All right. So that's Tool. Oh, it's Tool based upon... I actually took an entire course on phonetics. What a marvelous old steam engine. We had to see how English was sing-song. I still to remember that song that that sung phrase what a marvelous old steam engine you had to do all of the ups and downs of the sung language english is one of the most sung languages around uh except well unlike german which is mostly screamed all right um okay that's too easy um okay the word is, azimuth azimuth is that one of the seven uh demons of hell azimuth azimuth Azimuth. A-Z-I-M-U-T-H. A-Z-I-M-U-T-H. What do we got?

[10:11] Male or female? Male? No, not Asimov. That's a science fiction writer. That one I know with a really creepy son. Asimov. Yes, Asimov. I'm not going to give you hints based upon the heterosexuality of the presentation. It's a navigation term. As a navigation term, would you think it's more male or female? Asimov. Asimov. All right. It is a bro phrase. The horizontal angular distance from a reference direct sorry the horizontal angular distance from a reference direction usually the northern point of the horizon to the point where a vertical circle actually i think i'm going to need to uh i think we've got the female voice or we need the male voice uh is the male voice um i think it would be somewhat akin to duke nukem what do we say that Duke Nukem? The horizontal angular distance from a reference direction, usually to the northern point of the horizon, to the point where a vertical circle through a celestial body intersects... That is like the least Duke Nukem phrase. And it's gonna kill my voice. What are you waiting for, Christmas?

[11:24] It's also the lateral deviation of a projectile or bomb.

[11:30] Exploring the Term "Azimuth"

[11:31] Yeah, it does seem to be. I think it's something like Zenith or Meridian or something like that. And the only reason I know the word Meridian is I was into sharks in my early teens, and there was a book called Blue Meridian. And so I learned what a Meridian was. That's about it. All right. Let's go with another word. Is this male or female? Is this male or female? male. Whip stitch. Whip stitch. Just like it sounds. Whip stitch. W-H-I-P-S-T-I-C-H. S-T-I-T-C-H. Sorry. Whip stitch. Whip stitch. Male or female? I mean, obviously, it sounds a little male. Oh, I got a stitch from running after the zebra. So, where did we get that? We got re-male. People are tasting re-male. I don't know what that, what is that re-male? Is Is that a male in a mirror? What is that? Oh, two balls. Male and remale. We got... Oh, sorry. That's just my glasses. They're not showing it the right side. Okay, so female. A female. Okay, so yes, whipstitch is a female term.

[12:53] Whipstitch. Couldn't tell you what it is for the life of me. Oh, there it is. A whip stitch is a sewing term. I guess it's female plus surgeon. Female plus surgeon. So whip stitch. All right.

[13:14] Um...

[13:17] Entertaining and Educating with Words

[13:17] No, these are all too easy. They're all too easy. All right. What is another word? All right. Very fast sewing. Is that whip stitch? All right. Oh, gosh. What is one that... These are all so girly. I can't even take it. All right. Let's go with... Bushido! Bushido. I may have given that one a little bit away. Bushido. Bushido. Is it male or is it... Bushido. How many men know the word versus... Very... You're going with the wrong answers. Bushido. Well, it's got the word bush in it. No, no, don't go there. It's too early on a Sunday. Sorry. Bushido. All the guys are like, Bushido. Yes, I know this one. Every time I pick up a stick in the forest. I am combination ninja and Bushido. Yes. So, how many? How many men? So, 0.6. Right. Men, 0.2. One. Female.

[14:35] Stephansa. Yes, that's right. Bushido. The code is, we must melt Australian prisoners of war with our chemicals. All right. So, let's go. I'm going to find the ratio of male to female. Okay, the lowest, one of the lowest is male or female. Pessary. Pessary. See, I know most of the ones on the male side, but pessary. Pessary? I don't know how to pronounce that. Pessary. Pessary. It sounds like a safari where you go and watch people urinate. Um what the what the what the oh no oh no i shouldn't have looked this up, sorry p-e-s-s-a-r-y so i'm afraid don't look this up otherwise like me you'll end up on a list well at least one list uh you think pessari pessari how do you even pronounce that.

[15:44] Fishing stuff. Not fish. Well, hopefully not fish. Maybe slightly fishy.

[15:53] So a pessary is a prosthetic device inserted into the vagina for structural and pharmaceutical purposes. It is most commonly used to treat stress urinary incontinence, to stop urinary leakage, and to treat pelvic organ prolapse. Okay, I can't read anymore. I'm sorry. It's too female. I can't. I literally can't. my nipples will start lactating. I have to stop right here, right now. And I would suggest do not go. Ooh, I was going to say, do not go down this rabbit hole, but perhaps we'll just use another phraseology. Um, I am now, I am now a worse person for knowing this word. I just wanted you to know. I just wanted you to know. All right.

[16:32] Incognito mode won't save you. That's right. That's right.

[16:35] Male Dominated Words Analysis

[16:36] Anything that you need to type with rubber gloves on is probably not something you should be typing, at all all right uh here's a there's a bit of a theme here a bit of a theme so uh male or female katana katana katana katana or katana male or female how many men know katana and how many women know katana 0.8 men 0.47 women that is actually a um that is a slightly katana uh yeah that's uber male right because it's penis related katana i unsheath my uncircumcised katana.

[17:26] Yes, that is a very... Okay, let's do a couple more. I actually find these quite fun. And it's also educational, right? Okay, so what's another one? Okay, why are they all so French? French or female? All right. Yeah, katana, Japanese sword, right? Okay, let's go with boucle. B-O-U-C-L-E, boucle. I assume it's boucle. It sounds like French, right? Boucle. Boucle. Boucle. boucle uh the ratio of males to females is pretty it's pretty heavily non-dude centric 0.16 males 0.5 females know what boucle is okay without looking it up i wouldn't have a clue it sounds like a monocle but uh what do we got yeah that is female absolutely a female but what is it what What is a boucle? A B-O-U-C-L-E? I don't think it's buckle. It's French, a boucle. A boucle? Boucle? Boucle. It's a painting term. Hmm. Now, a lot of the males, a lot of the male words are painting terms as well, as in, I paint the wall with the blood of my enemies, with my Bushido code and my katana sword. It is painting, just a little bit more with the red theme. theme and a bone marrow theme.

[18:54] Right. Sounds like loop in Romanian. All right. So boucle, what do we got? Now we're going to learn all about how to talk to women. A boucle is a looped yarn or the resulting fabric woven from this yarn. The yarn is made from a length of loops of similar size, which can range from tiny circles to large curls. Oh, so that's why it's loop in Romanian, right? Yes that's right it might be boucle no it's got a little accent uh accent a goo excellent uh so it's got a little accent so uh that is uh all right let's do uh.

[19:37] Um okay this is not not particularly english is this a male or female term Do more men know this word or more women know this word? Degauss. Degauss. D-E-G-A-U-S-S.

[19:54] Exploring "Degauss"

[19:55] Degauss. I don't think it's degauss. I think it's degauss, but what do I know? I do know what this one is. Degauss. Male or female? Sticks or chicks? An outie or an innie? What have we got? Male or female?

[20:14] Is it Degas? How do you pronounce it? I think I've always said Degas. But then I've also been around for the great GIF versus GIF wars. Mail. German? Yeah, Degas. It sounds German. Which means it can't be muttered. All right. It's to de... To neutralize the magnetic fields, right? Like, is it monitor? Degas? So, to neutralize the magnetic field of a ship, for example, to erase information from a magnetic disk or other storage device. Oh, that's when you wave a magnet over something, right? So to make a ship's hull, a steel hull, non-magnetic by applying an opposing magnetic field. All right. Interesting. A computer monitor, that's sort of where I know it. That's where I know it from. So there we go. All right. How about this one? Coal. K-O-H-L, coal, coal, coal, coal, coal, coal, male or female?

[21:26] Male or female, K-O-H-L, male or female, coal. What do we got here? I mean, philosophy is fun, but mucking about with words and sexism is even more fun. Oh it's a department store no coal um coal.

[21:59] Coal is a tough one. Krull! Life is a circle. Okay, so coal is, uh, chick speak. Coal, noun, a cosmetic preparation such as powdered antimony, what? Powdered antimony sulfide used especially in the Middle East to darken the rims of the eyelids. A mixture of soot and other ingredients, oh, come on, really? Ladies. You have something that's made of soot and you call it coal? K-O-H-L. Really? I thought you all were so language-based. All right. A mixture of soot and other ingredients used by Egyptian and other Eastern women to darken the edges of the eyelids. A dark powder used as eye makeup, especially in Eastern countries. So there we go. It's soot. But we don't want to call it soot, because I guess that's not marketing-friendly. Women don't buy soot to put on their face.

[22:51] Learning about "Coal"

[22:52] And coal, C-O-A-L, coal dust, is a coal, is not bad. Coal, K-O-H-L. Yeah, we'll call it Cole, we'll use a homonym, and it'll sound like makeup, and women will buy it. Okay. Alright, fine. Fine, fine, fine.

[23:10] Okay. Um... How about this one? See if you can find a bit of a theme in these males versus females. Males versus females. Yeah, if you're male to female, male if you're Alice Cooper. What is it? Alice Cooper went to Microsoft and said, why not macro hard? It's like, that's actually a good question. No, it's, I hate to know this, smoky eye, like women did the smoky eye thing. So it's something to do with that. All right.

[23:53] Here's another one. Do you think that this is a male or a female word, according to this research? Male or female? Strafe. Strafe. I think strafe. No, I think it's strafe. I've never heard it pronounced strafe. Strafe. Is that a male or a female word? Just out of curiosity, do you think that might lean more towards chest hair or chest feeds, chest feeders? Strafe, S-T-R-A-F-E. Do you think that strafe is a male or a female word? Oh, gosh. Yes, so strafe is in general, you know, when you go with an airplane, you're going over the other troops, right? Hopefully the other troops, hopefully not civilians. But it seems to be, I think it's shooting from the air. I know it's shooting from the air. Maybe it came from an earlier term. But it's to fire, I mean, with somewhat indiscriminate a sense from the air. But let's see what the official definition is. An attack of machine gun or cannon fire from a low-flying aircraft. Oh, a side-maze movement without turning. Of course, of course. Like, you know, when you set up your keyboard stuff, right?

[25:16] I like the, I know canon, they don't mean, I always think with a, like, I sort of think of a biplane with a pirate, like, 18th century canon on the side of it. A little bit of a, a little bit of a backrash, matey. And yes, it is in, a strafe is your, when you go sideways in a video game. You know, I always set up, is it strafe? Yeah, because I turn with the mouse.

[25:39] Delving into "Boucle"

[25:40] So you strafe. So that is, that's a bro term. term and it is a bro term strafe what do we got 0.83 of men know that term 0.46 of women which is a little higher a little higher okay let's do one or two more i find these quite enjoyable um, all right is this a male or a female term a male or female term jacquard, Jaquard, Jaquard, J-A-C-Q-U-A-R-D, Jaquard, Jaquard, Jaquard, Jaquard, Jaquard, male or female term, what do we have here, I have no idea, so, it could be part of my general lack of masculinity, but I sit and talk for a living, oh, how manly, all right.

[26:38] Jaquard, what do you guys got? The word is French, yeah. Probably, probably female. But I gave it a male intonation, Jaquard. I gave it a male intonation, all right.

[26:52] Understanding "Jacquard"

[26:52] All right, the Jaquard machine is a device fitted to a loom that simplifies the process of manufacturing textiles with such complex patterns as brocade, damask, and matelasse. Matelasse. Matelasse. The resulting ensemble of the loom and jacquard machine is then called a jacquard loom. Yeah, can you use it in a sentence? Jacquard. Jacquard.

[27:23] I don't know. When you're jacked, your muscles are hard. Jacquard. That's all I got. That's all I got. All right. I quite enjoy these. Hopefully you're enjoying them too. Let's do one or two more. All right. Now, this one's tricky. This one's tricky. Male or female? Fem. Here, how it opens. Fem to second. Fem to second. Fem to second. Fem to second. F-E-M-T-O, and then the word second, S-E-C-O-N-D. Fem to second. Fem to second. Is that male or female? Because it's got fem. Fem. It's.

[28:10] You think female? Oh, we got some male. We got 50-50. 50-50 split, male to female. All right. Femme to second. Femme. See, it's got femme, like female, but it doesn't have any accents. Circonflex or ague. Yeah, so a femme to second is a unit of time equal... What the hell? 10 to the power of 15? Oh, yeah, 10 to the power of 15. Yes, it is. One quadrillionth, one millionth of one billionth of a second. For a context, a femtosecond is to a second as a second is to about 31.71 million years.

[29:00] So if you want to use that in a sentence, it would be something like, she claims that I'm really bad in bed. But she can't possibly know that in only a femtosecond.

[29:18] So, yeah, femtosecond is really, really tiny. It's a tiny, tiny slice. All right. Oh, these are sometimes too easy. Okay, let's do one that's really easy. Let's do one that's really easy.

[29:36] Investigating "Verbena"

[29:37] Why does that exist? Why does that exist? Oh, because you need a unit of time to measure stimulus to hatred of your average leftist. So they're stimulated by something, then when do they burst out in panicked, low-rent hatred? So you need, between seeing facts and reacting with hostility, you need, actually probably need, slices of a femtosecond, right? So in other words, it's a measure of overreaction, which is why it has the feminine. No, I'm just kidding. I'm just kidding. That's just a joke. All right. Or how long it takes to get deplatformed after you tell some basic factual and scientific truths. All right. So here's one. No, it's too big. Yeah, that's right.

[30:32] Male or female word. I was laughing. It's a good word. Male or female word. Checksum. checksum is checksum something that is used understood more by males or by females, the average npc reaction time well it's you know some portion of that obviously it wouldn't be a whole fem to second Second, checksum. Yes, I think that word is so male, it remains attracted to an attractive female even five minutes after her death. So that is a male word.

[31:20] So, yes, checksum is a male word. So I think checksum is a value that you provide for a compressed file to ensure that it is being compressed and uncompressed correctly. Do I have that right or something like that? Checksum. Let's triple check that. I think that that's what it is.

[31:53] A small-sized block of data derived from another block of digital data for the purpose of detecting errors that may have been introduced during its transmission or storage. All right. By themselves, checksums are often used to verify data integrity, but are not relied upon to verify data authenticity. So I would assume it's something like if you send a file, one of the checksums could have been like, here's the number of bytes that the file is, and then you check the file size when it's done. So i mean you know when you download freeware or something like that they say here's your checksum so i assume it's some validation that you're getting the complete file or the right file, all right uh let's do let's do one or two more what speed now mr sulu checksum for checkoff, um oh gosh i'm trying to find one here that's not too female but it's a little tough all right i'll check some uh it's 0.58 of men 0.25 of women all right, verbena verbena v-e-r-b-e-n-a verbena verbena verbena verbena i think it is verbena verbena verbena v-e-r-b-e-n-a verbena verbena um.

[33:14] What is that? Male or female? Verbena. Female. Sounds like some kind of, what? Italian thing. So, like, all Italian is female? Actually, I mean, certainly northern Italian. All right. So, we got, you guys are checking it up? It's estrogen. Plant, female. How do you know?

[33:38] Unveiling the Meaning of "Fresia"

[33:39] How do you know? Oh, if you hold up a restaurant check and the plant veers away, then it's female, is that right? You think it's botanical? Verbena. Any type of various plants of the genus Verbena, chiefly of the Americas, that have opposite leaves and flowers with five lobed corollas and are used medicinally or cultivated for their showy spikes of variously colored flowers. I'm sure it shows up. But Shakespeare is like, sometimes he just does lists of flowers because apparently there are women in the audience and they just, women just love hearing lists of flowers. I can, half of literature is, you know, the gardenias were in bloom and that's like the opening of East of Eden. It's like every flower known to man will now be described in excruciating detail. So, all right, one more. Let's do one more. Let's do one more.

[34:35] All right. uh here's uh okay here's one with a big ratio neodymium neodymium neodymium neodymium no neodymium neodymium n-e-o-d-y-m-i-u-m neodymium boy word or girl world girl word, neodymium i would guess but it would only be a guess.

[35:11] Neodymium, it's a chemical element it's the fourth member of the lanthanide series in the periodic table it appears between blah blah okay so it's a rare earth element and i did not do that one up 0.56 of men and 0.21 of women know that so it's a little bit more overlap than you would think than you would think.

[35:45] Only men pay attention to neodymium, yeah. It's a bit of a bro word, right? It's a bit of a bro word. All right. Let's do one more. Fresia. Do we do Fresia? F-R-E-E-S-I-A. This one's got a pretty high ratio. Fresia. Fresia. Fresia. Fresia. Fresia. F-R-E-E-S-I-A. What do we got? Fresia. Oh, so educational. If it's any kind of clue, I don't have a clue. You think it's female? Oh, gosh. Yeah, it's pretty. Ah, but it was named, it was described by a man first. Oh, and another man named after. All right. Freesia is a genus of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Iridaceae, First described as a genus in 1866 by Christian Friedrich Eklaner, named after the German botanist and medical practitioner Friedrich Frisia. So, discovered by and named by men, known more by women. 0.27 males, 0.72 females know Frisia. Frisia.

[37:04] All right. One more, one more. Should I mispronounce this to make it tougher?

[37:13] Analyzing "Boson"

[37:14] All right. Boson or boson. Boson or boson. Boson makes it sound more female for obvious reasons. Boson. B-O-S-O-N. Boson. I think I know this one. Boson or boson.

[37:41] Boson. Oh, I didn't have this one right. I didn't have this one right at all. What was I thinking? I thought it was somebody on your ship, like a rank on your ship, on some pirate ship. Call the boson at the front deck. No, you're right. Any class of particles, including photons, mesons, or alpha. Oh, alpha particles. Well, that's why the men know it. Alpha waves and beta saves. Hey, that actually kind of works. Yeah, so it's a bunch of particles. 0.44 women, 0.76 men.

[38:21] She-male actually skews more towards male than female. And I think that's it. Okay, so I'll just go through the list of male names. So I'm going through the list of male names. and then we'll go through the list of female names. Excuse me, male names, what do we got? Howitzer, Thermistor, Azimuth, Femtosecond, Millie Amp, Aileron, Servo, D-Gauss, Boson, Chexum, Paizo Electricity, Gauss, Katana, Shemale, Neodymium, Yakuza, Teraflop, Strafe, Parsec, and Bushido. That is the male, the male, the male words. Female words.

[39:31] What the heck is that? Well, obviously French. french voile oh voile voile it's not voile because there's no accent right voile a light plain weave sheer fabric of cotton rayon silk or wool used especially for making dresses and curtains oh, gosh um, yeah i mean it's funny because uh as a man do you do you care if people can see into your room, uh of course i understand women you know peeping toms and all of that but i'm quite convinced that uh if if only men lifted the world there there really would be no such thing as curtains because we'll just like time to get ready for the show.

[40:19] You kind of way. Male words are war or science. Female words are fashion and flowers. Yes, and makeup. Don't forget the makeup. So, but you know, obviously there's fundamentally no differences between males and females. That's just the way that it is. How dare you? How dare you think otherwise? How dare you? How dare you? How dare you think otherwise? All right. So I'll upload the file here so we can keep it for posterity. But I think it's interesting. There's a lot to think about in terms of this.

[40:57] There you go. You can peruse this at your, yeah, just interchangeable resource units. Absolutely. Absolutely. All right. Have I given you a morning smile? Is anything to do with this joyous language play, Tipworthy? I just, I'm just curious. I just want to know. Is it tipworthy or is it too, is it too painful? I'm so sorry. I missed the conversations over on the, looking pink today. Yeah, yeah, yeah. That's true. Skibbity toilet, 100% riz on the giat got Fumotex. Yeah, Gen A, basically it's like half a language and half a stroke. Uh, missed the intro. Is there a point to all of this? Eh. He keeps saying he will do one or two more and we're like twenty more in. Yes, have you never heard of conquest by incrementalism? Read your son's zoo. Lemon verbena was Laura Wilde's favorite perfume. All right.

[42:05] Boson mass-carrying particle. Oh, some very smart people over there on Rumble. Rumble. Just tipping you to stop count. Absolutely. Absolutely. And actually, one of the reasons the electron microscope was invented was to try and detect women's level of interest in electrons, to try and find something that small.

[42:33] I uh have you ever been trapped I mean that was fun right I thought it was fun have you ever been trapped in a really boring conversation or nearby a really boring conversation.

[42:43] Uh that's rough man I was at a cafe with my daughter yesterday she's working on a big big creative project and I was doing some more research and we were sitting next to these women and it happens with men sometimes too but we were sitting next to these women and i sent my daughter, a picture an image of a giant sun with a black hole next to it where the matter of the sun is being shaved off by the gravity well of the black hole and disappearing into the black hole and she gave me a thumbs up like yeah i get what you're saying because you know we didn't have headphones phones on we were just working at the same table and it was um oh it was just so there was these two boom boomer women i think they were in their 60s and i don't know what it is with boomers and travel like what is that fetish i mean i like travel i know no problem with travel although i had more energy for it when i was younger but what is it with the boomers and the travel bug it's just wild is it a status thing oh we're going to portugal and then we're going to go up to Scotland because I'm blah, blah, blah, blah. And I found out through ancestry.com that I'm apparently 30% Austrian. So we'd have to go there, of course. And it's just like travel, travel, travel.

[43:57] They're just like Pac-Man on the glowing dots of their children's financial futures burning up the inheritance. Is it showing off? We go here, we go there. Here are my photos from them. We do this and we do that. And we travel up and we're meeting up with this couple here and we go there. And holy goodness.

[44:15] What is what is the travel fetish they're trying to run away from the kids that they destroyed well i don't know what it is man but i mean don't we have the kind of society that, boomers are very proud of i mean why would you want to go anywhere i mean everything they voted for everything that they've done uh has created for them societies that should be absolutely perfect because god knows you can't criticize any of the societies that the boomers created little. So why would they need to go anywhere? Yeah, travel can be kind of tiring. I don't get it either, but I'm not a boomer. How many boomers are on a cruise ship? Yes. Yes. Except the entertainers. So running after the wind? Yeah, it's a wild thing. It is a massive. Distracting themselves from society and kids they destroyed? Yeah, boomers, they are the least correctable generation in the history of the world.

[45:14] Boomers as a whole didn't need to weigh consequences because they were just running up debts so I hate debt except if it's an investment like if you're buying something that goes up in value but I hate debt as a whole, because debt makes you lazy and debt makes you unreal it gives you an unreality because normal human beings we have to weigh pros and cons there's good in this, there's bad in that we have to sort of weigh pros and cons, If I buy this, I can't buy that. If I do this, I can't do that. So the boomers were swelled to the vanity of unreal supernatural pride because they could just vote for whatever they wanted and they didn't need to cut back on other things because the government could just print money and borrow money. So every time someone came along with a government program, the boomers were like, well, this will help someone. So yeah, absolutely. Why would you? I mean, the only reason that you wouldn't want this government program is because you hate the people that it's supposed to help because they didn't need to balance things. Nobody came along and said, hey, boomers, boomer, you're nothing but a boomer. So boomers, hey, if you want this government program, what do you want to cut?

[46:27] Right. I remember when I was doing my documentary on California, I went up to the L.A. City Council in public and I queried them on how they were going to pay for all of their and they were older people, right? Older than me. And I and you could just see that resentment, like, how dare you? How dare you ask me to weigh costs and benefits? How dare you bring me to? It's really psychotic, like psychotic people. They think they can fly. Psychotic people have visions that they're Napoleon or Jesus. Jesus, they have unreal, surreal, degraded, wild fantasies, and they're completely out of touch with reality. Right? Completely out of touch with reality. And money printing drives a kind of bizarre, volatile psychosis. So when you go to a lot of boomers and you say, why is there a national debt? Why did you guys vote for so much that there's a national debt? There's this vague resentment. And it actually gets very specific. There's a kind of rage. Because when people get distanced from reality, they become utterly corrupted. And when they're utterly corrupted, when you point out reality to them, they just rage. They rage. They rage.

[47:56] So, yeah, it's wild.

[48:05] All right, so what do you guys got to say? It's just an endless series of pointless distractions gives them something to talk about, anything to not look at themselves. Yeah. They can pretend they're more interesting than they actually are. Yeah. I went on a business trip to Germany lately. It was nice, but I wasn't the one paying, lol. I quite liked business travel. It got a little tiring after a while, but I quite liked. I remember in the year 2000, I spent Y2K in Morocco with my best friend. And then I flew. I spent one night in Toronto where I lived. And then I flew and spent three weeks in China. And I was supposed to fly with one of our business partners. They couldn't make it for a variety of reasons. So I ended up just flying to China completely on my own with no idea where I was going when I landed. It was pretty wild. They say it's another form of negative coping. they didn't want to sit in their big empty houses and be reminded that their grown kids don't want anything to do with them so they literally run to other places to escape their emotions maybe yeah.

[49:07] Unreal supernatural pride well said yeah it's very the superstition of infinity is a beast that devours entire civilizations i also see a lot of talk in women's dating profiles i think that's more of a status and conformity thing i obviously i'm not on dating apps and haven't been but if i saw a lot of travel on an attractive woman's dating app did you take the train no i I would be highly suspicious, right? I would be highly suspicious of a lot of travel because, you know, we all know how a lot of attractive young women travel, right? I'd love to take you to Bali.

[49:54] Alan Greenspan promoted it. Yeah, I don't, you know, I don't care. I mean, I know what you're saying and I'm not saying you're wrong, but I don't care. I don't care. I mean, I'm not saying he's the devil, but let's say the devil comes along and offers you something for nothing. Right? Let's say the devil comes along and offers you something for nothing. Who's responsible for taking that? The devil can't force you. Let's say Alan Greenspan was dangling all of this, oh, money printing, and oh, borrow, and you don't have to have any reality. You can do whatever you want, and there's nothing real, and you never have to compromise, and, you know, all kinds of compromise. Any kind of compromise is a surrender to bigotry, right?

[50:44] And that doesn't mean anybody has to listen, right? That doesn't mean anybody has to listen at all. So, yeah, people are still 100. I mean, look, there's always going to be people in this life who tempt you, right? Tell me some of the temptations you've gone through. Right? Tell me. Tell me. My grandparents, somebody says, want on the road again, carved into their gravestones, travel seems almost religious to them. Well, you should give them a Viking funeral, you know, where you just go out on the ship. It's an American thing, really. Yeah. Acceptable boomer dinner table talk. Weather, food, drink, travel. While Rome burns, they chatter. Yeah. Well, the greatest generation did get to travel. They went to Europe. In helmets, right? So that's sort of a different, right?

[51:50] Somebody says I have a visceral disgust at the boomers I provide service for on their million dollar island mansions they are old fat their kids won't show up if there's no internet they have multiple homes it's nuts oh yeah, and it's worse now the consequences of that debt are now being seen poor academic standards military failures inflation boomers traveling everywhere catching a big wave of debt that others can pay back later Your surf's up. Yeah. My mom, when I was just bringing up something, and not in a pointed guilt-trippy way, she got upset and said, I don't want to keep getting these reminders. Yeah, I get it. I mean, of course, yeah. They got to leave their CO2 footprint. Yeah, yeah. Yeah, because they're all about, oh, they're all frightened about global warming, and yet they travel all the time. Even as a kid, I saw the value of permanent things and thought my parents could buy a nice holiday home for all the flying around, yeah. From the Izzy AMA stream in defense of Gen Alpha, their children, yeah.

[52:58] I would just reflectively think she's a hoe, yeah, yeah. I dated women with a lot of travel, they were 304s, yeah. I enjoy travel to see different geography or feats of humanity slash landmarks, and how people live in different places, though I don't do it much. This is nothing, nothing against travel. I mean, nothing against travel. Nothing about travel. I've been to all 50 states, self-satisfied boomer, yeah?

[53:24] Um, so I think one of the problems is that, you know, boomer policies, the things that boomers have voted for have resulted in, you know, incredible inflation and incredibly high housing prices.

[53:40] So when the boom has traveled, they're not spending time with their kids. And in particular, they're not spending time with their grandkids. They'd rather go and see foreign statues than spend time with their own flesh and blood. That's weird to me. You know, like when my daughter has kids, then I'm going to, you know, assuming it's good with her, I want to spend time with my grandkids. How lovely. What a huge amount of fun that would be.

[54:10] The idea that it's like well but uh i i want to go and uh i want to go snorkeling in bali for a month rather than spend time with my grandkids now i'm not saying i'll never travel when i have grandkids and all of that but the idea that that would be a big chunk of my life would just be weird to me i mean i'd want to help her out i'd want to enjoy uh the grandkids and all of that so i just find it uh this this travel this this this shallow empty travel stuff you know i mean we we We become adults when we learn how to cost-benefit, right? It's an old Tom Sowell thing where he says, there are no solutions, there's only costs and benefits. So we become adults. Like when we're kids, we're like, I'll eat all the candy until I get sick. I'll do, I'll just, whatever, right? I'll do as much as they want and know the only thing, the only limitation is other people's will and interference, right? So when we're kids, we just consume and we don't have any limitation and all of that, right?

[55:11] And we become adults when we realize that there are trade-offs. As a comedian, I listened to many years ago, there's a comedian who said, you know, he's got a kid who's like seven, he had a daughter who's seven or so. And she, he said, you know, I'll never be as simply happy as my daughter, right? So my daughter's looking, I'm driving, my daughter's looking out the window, she's got a smile on her face. And I say, hey, what are you thinking about? And she says, candy. Candy? And she's just perfectly happy thinking about candy. And he's like, oh, I think candy. I think, oh, candy. Oh, man, I got this twinge in my gum. I got to go see the dentist. I really got to cut back on my sugar. You know, I think it's keeping me up at night. Plus, I need to get more sleep. Like, you just go down this costs and benefits thing. Costs and benefits. Costs and benefits.

[56:04] So you become an adult when you have to weigh costs and benefits. But because of debt and money printing, boomers never really had to grow up. In a societal sense, I mean, personally, of course, they couldn't just print their own money in the basement, that they had the government to do that for them, but they didn't have to weigh costs and benefit. And so they became like children when it comes to niceness or kindness or so on, right? They become like children. The welfare state helps the poor. This is the fundamental equation of the boomers. The welfare state helps the poor. Therefore, if you're against the welfare state, you hate the poor.

[56:48] That's it. That's all they got. That's all they've got. Socialized medicine helps the sick. If you're against socialized medicine, you hate the sick and want them to suffer and die. That's all they've got. That's not even a child's thinking. I don't know what that is. It's just immediate right in front of your face. No long-term consequences. No seen versus unseen. No blowback, right? Well, just give money to the poor and the poor will be better off, as opposed to the long-term consequences, which, you know, Charles Murray goes into in his great books on this, the long-term consequences. You know, pay people to quit smoking, and they'll just quit smoking. It's like, no, people will take up smoking in order to be paid to quit, and then they'll just start up again, and they want to be paid again, and they're probably going to end up with more people smoking, right? Right? So, I just, it's these absolutely simple, stupid, wrong equations.

[57:49] Simple, stupid, wrong equations. That just don't make any sense at all. Well, everybody needs to be educated. And if you're against government education, then clearly you don't want people to be educated. It's that level of reflexive, defensive NPC programming with no doubt. And the amazing thing about the boomers is even when they see their society playing out in such a negative way, they're still like, well, we want to go to Portugal next. There's no looking back. You know, it's like they drive in this car too fast. There's a boom, boom. Hey, was that a person? Oh, no, let's drive on to Portugal. Like there's no circling back. There's no circling back.

[58:37] And so for boomers, the concept of sacrifice seems to be somewhat incomprehensible. Sacrifice. I want X, therefore I need to suffer through A, B, C, all the way up to X. The thought of sacrifice.

[59:02] And this fundamentally came out over COVID. I mean, one day we'll do a whole show about COVID and its aftermath, because someone needs to talk about it, and Lord knows other people aren't. But the boomers and COVID. So boomers, the people at most risk of COVID were the boomers who hadn't taken care of their health, right? So if you had comorbidities, if you were obese and old, then you had the most risk when it came to COVID. Children were virtually no risk and you know healthy adults who weren't old were at relatively low risk according to the data that i've read, so the wild thing about covid was the boomers completely freaking out and panicking and shutting down all of society, destroying the social lives of hundreds of millions of children around the world, because they were afraid of getting sick.

[1:00:31] Do you know what I mean? It's like if I had been a smoker my whole life and then I got sick, I wouldn't sit there and say, well, all children's education needs to be shut down so that money can be diverted for treatments to me. That would be bizarre to me. It'd be like, well, I shouldn't have smoked and I regret it now, but whatever, right?

[1:01:03] So that to me is wild, that the boomers were like, in order to protect ourselves, everything in society needs to be shut down.

[1:01:16] People need to be locked in their houses. People need to be locked in their countries. Children need to be locked at home, often with abusers and drunks. Businesses need to be destroyed. Like, literally taking a flamethrower to all social structures because they were afraid of the virus. And, you know, I understand Alpha was pretty nasty and there was obviously some, but they wouldn't sit there and say, well, you know, I have a risk, I have a risk, but I've had a long life, I've had a good life. I've, you know, if I look down at my ample girth, I've clearly enjoyed myself, and I've not exercised, I've not maintained my health, and so there's a virus going around that is hard on people who are old, and now, of course, some people have comorbidities through no fault of their own, so I'm not putting everyone, I mean, age is not a comorbidity, age is just actually that success in not dying, and so I'm not saying all the old people, but, You know, the people who had lifestyle, right? 70 to 80% of illnesses are the result of lifestyle. Not age, of course, but... I guess age is a result of lifestyle too, in that you haven't driven a motorcycle or been a backup dancer for Lizzo. So...

[1:02:39] So, a lot of the boomers who were old and who have comorbidities, a lot of them, it was the result of poor life choices, right? They hadn't exercised, they hadn't eaten well, they hadn't done stretch, they hadn't done what they needed. And, you know, sometimes health is just also going to, you know, get a massage and work out the kinks in your body so your blood flows, your muscles aren't tense the whole time. I have a tendency to keep my shoulders up.

[1:03:04] My parents are quite of a different size, and I got some bits of a big person and some bits of a little person, right? So I'm just a shade under six feet tall, but I've never been able to touch my toes because I have the hamstrings of a hobbit. So, I think for a lot of people, you know, if let's say you're 80 and you're overweight and you're in ill health as a result of life decisions, and some of it not, but in general. So you'd say okay i've got a couple of more years on this planet and so there is i think a kind of calculation that goes on for a lot of people which is i don't think we should shut down all of society and destroy the lives of hundreds of millions of children for a while because they can't socialize they can't get out of the house they can't go play they can't go exercise and and all of that because i've got a couple of years left and maybe they'll be shortened by an illness or a virus the the COVID virus. But if you just look at this calculation, should we harm or hurt other people? The other thing too, you know, everyone knows when you shut down society and people saw this, right, you shut down a lot of healthcare, preventive healthcare, right? People weren't getting their checkups. And this is one of the reasons why cancers I think have gone up because because people weren't getting their chuck-ups and all of that.

[1:04:30] So it seems odd to me. And it seems odd not because, look, that's a tough decision. That's a tough decision to make. But it's the kind of thing, to take an extreme example, you know, if you're 80 years old and you're on the Titanic, do you try to use your grandchildren as icy water flotation devices, or do you hand your grandchildren to the boat and say, I'll take my chances because, you know, they have a whole life ahead of them and I've already had a big, a big life and a long life and all of that. I mean, I'm not quite at that age yet, but I'm, you know, some of my friends have elderly ailing parents and this, you know, it's, it's, it's a question and it's an issue. And I think that most societies in the past have not sacrificed the very young for the sake of the anxieties of the very old in general. I mean, I guess you could say war. Or maybe that's more closer to it, but not children, not children.

[1:05:33] So there was, it seemed to me that there wasn't much of a debate. It wasn't much of a debate. It wasn't like, well, you know, yeah, so if you're old and you have comorbidities, this thing can be kind of risky. But it's not really risky for children or young people or healthy people, you know, under 50 or I don't know, whatever the cutoff was, right? In general, whatever, right? And so there wasn't this, you know, we're going to have to make some tough decisions. What should we do? Like, where should we allocate our resources? What's the costs versus the benefits?

[1:06:09] But Howard Stern went nuts. Well, a whole bunch of people did. And you could see that, right? You could see the boomer stuff coming out, right? You could absolutely see Howard Stern, of course, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and you could see all the boomer stuff coming out, right? So there just was not a debate not only was there not a debate but there's not even a post-mortem, isn't it strange, isn't it strange so as far as i haven't checked the latest data but it seems to me like very few people are taking the boosters covet's still around the boosters seem to have worn out the The vaccines seem to have worn out. COVID's still around. Very few people are taking the boosters, so everyone's just living with COVID. Right? If someone can look this up for me, I don't want to sort of distract with the typing, but what are the percentage of people who are taking... Like, isn't it... Is it weird? Is it just me? I don't want to, you know, be overly jumpy about this stuff, but it just seems very strange to me. So people aren't taking the boosters as much. i think that the people say well the vaccines have sort of petered out in terms of their effectiveness and so on right and so aren't we all just kind of living with covid now.

[1:07:36] Does that does that like does it seem odd is it just i don't want to is it just me doesn't it seem kind of odd that it's just completely vanished and everybody's living like the last The last four years never happened?

[1:07:54] It just seemed odd. Let me see here.

[1:08:13] So this was 2023. Just 15% of Canadians got updated COVID vaccines this fall. Uh so and i think i've seen it in the single digits, so yeah this is sort of older older stuff, um so this was 2023 from new york a month after federal officials recommended new versions of COVID-19 vaccine, 7% of US adults and 2% of children have gotten a shot. Yeah. So it's just gone. You can make the argument, says someone, and it's a great argument, you can make the argument that we can live with COVID because Omicron is not that dangerous as the previous variants. Well, sure, I mean, that's the general theory, right? That any virus, particularly airborne viruses, is gonna scale down in lethality to the point where, you know, you don't wanna kill the carrier, right? So it's just gonna be, it's gonna... So why wasn't that the plan? Well, just wait for it to slow down in lethality, right?

[1:09:43] So, yeah, somebody says, yep, every once in a while, I see people with a mask or someone mentions in a naggy female term, COVID is still a thing, you know. And every time someone, every time someone they know gets COVID, right?

[1:10:09] So anyway, it's just, the vast majority of people seem to be living with COVID with very little, if any, protection from their prior vaccinations. So does this seem odd to me that everyone's just like, it's just like COVID never happened, and now it's just like we have cold plus or whatever people, sort of think about it, right? And there doesn't seem to be any circling back that i can see of like you know is it possible we overreacted is it possible that we went a little crazy there is it possible that's kind of disturbing how easily people were turned against others you know all the people who were like, you know, the, the, the Howard Stern, you know, you know, F their freedoms, vaccinate them, whatever, right? People saying, some people saying vaccinate them against their will, throw them in camps, like all of that. And now people aren't taking the vaccines and living with COVID.

[1:11:30] Does that seem odd to me? Does that seem odd to you? Like, the people who are unvaccinated, like me, I'm not going to take that mystery government juice, right? So people who are unvaccinated is like, we were hated. And in some places there were indications that we were actually quite in danger, right? I mean, there was some severe stripping of rights and liberties and freedoms and so on, right? And now everyone's kind of doing the unvaccinated. Well, most people are kind of doing the unvaccinated thing, right? Like, I don't want to get the new vaccines. I don't want to, whatever. I don't know why. Why? Why won't people get them? I mean, they're ready to go for the doctors anyway, right? And I don't know if people have said why they're not getting them, but that seems quite important, right? Hitler created the modern welfare state in Germany. Ah, sorry, that was Bismarck, but Hitler certainly expanded it. Bismarck created the first modern welfare state. It was Bismarck in the 19th century, in Germany, but Hitler certainly expanded it enormously.

[1:12:54] Sorry, I'm just checking the comments over here. Well and you know when it turned out that the vaccines in general hadn't been tested for prevention or transmission prevention of transmission and so on shouldn't that have been kind of important to to know you know was the rachel mad or the virus stomps with you if you get and it's like well that was never tested and doesn't seem to be, a thing well of course you know maybe some people are getting it because they want to travel sort of but back full circle. But yeah, this sacrificing the young for some of the bad decisions of the elderly. Again, that's sort of back to war. But in terms of children, I think that's kind of a first. Right? I think that's kind of a first. Like you could sort of, extreme example, like the Aztecs, you know, child sacrifice and so on. But that's really for the superstitions. But sacrificing the young for the sake of a lot of the bad decisions of the elderly, sacrificing children for a lot of the bad decisions of the elderly, I think that's kind of new. I think that was kind of a new thing in society as a whole. So.

[1:14:24] Yeah, it's a weird thing. This is the unreality stuff. I mean, society went pretty fucking crazy for a couple of years there, and now everyone is like, that never happened. They're not even denying it happened, they're just living like it never happened, right?

[1:14:48] Somebody says, I think a lot of people did not want to believe that people with knowledge would so wickedly and repeatedly lie to them to their extreme detriment. Well, I think the, and I talk about this in terms of scientism.

[1:15:03] I think that what happened was, the boomers in general, this is also Gen X as well, I'm Gen X, but the boomers got rid of God and replaced it with science. And so then when the people in white coats told them something, It had the absolute of a cult dictate, where people don't even think it's a cult, right? So they had replaced God with science, and therefore, when scientists say 97% consensus, it's been scientifically proven, it's just like, that's just a word of command, you know? It's like something out of Dune. This is a word of Bene Gesserit thing. It's a word of command. Scientists say, oh, okay, well. Well, whereas, you know, the Christians have God, and so they're like, eh, science, you know, it's nice, but it's not a fundamental authority. It's not an epistemological absolute. Science is, you know, it's a human, it's fallible, it's full of sin. Scientists are corruptible, and so on, right? So science is not an absolute. It's not Moses coming down with the Ten Commandments. It's not a commandment from God. But to a lot of the boomers, and to some Gen Xers, Science is the equivalent of a commandment from God.

[1:16:28] And the funny thing is, the funny thing is that, hmm, I think the boomers, like when I look at the movies for the boomers, there's a lot of self-sacrifice in the movies that they admire. There's a lot of people who sacrifice, self-sacrifice in the movies that the boomers admire. And so to me, it would have actually been kind of noble in a way.

[1:16:59] Scientists are the new priests well it's worse than that in a lot of ways because i make this case in a in a podcast that i put out recently so i'll just keep it very brief here but it, you have the bible which is the source data for christianity and you can read that and if some guy comes along tells you things are the opposite of what's in the bible you have access to the source data so you can dismiss that as a false prophet a false priest right but the The scientists have all this absolute shored up by the media as a form of totalitarian control mechanism, and they very rarely will release the source data for what it is that they're talking about. And so it's worse than religion, because with religion, you can pray to God yourself, you can read the Bible, you can get inspiration and so on. So you have access to the source data, so to speak, but you don't have that with science, because they just say, here's the conclusions. Screw you, you can't see the source data or the methodology or the models or the math or anything like that. To hell with you, right? You've just got to believe us, right?

[1:18:01] So, modern science, government-run science, is infinitely more corrupted to me than any religion where you have access to the source documents. You don't have source documents. How can you tell? You can't tell.

[1:18:19] Yeah, release the climate change models, absolutely. Absolutely. Release all the source data. I mean, they wanted to hide the test data for 75 years for the vaccines, right? I mean, if that's not an... Anyway, if that's not an IQ test, I don't know what is. We won't give you the source data. We won't tell you what's in them. The insert sheets are blank, and we demand complete immunity from legal responsibility for the effects. Hmm. Tricky. Tricky. Tricky.

[1:19:02] So yeah, the cult of science is worse than religion, in terms of authoritarianism. And you know, I was talking about this 15 years ago, about the reproducibility crisis, you know, that when they do get source data, which sometimes they do eventually get, and they try to reproduce the experiments, like half of them completely fail. So the boomers admire self-sacrifice and so i think it would be something like the boomers would say, well we shouldn't we shouldn't shut down society for something that affects mostly affects the old and the unwell and in particular the old and unwell right we shouldn't shut i mean for the kid the kids need a life the kids need to get out people need to exercise Young men and women need to meet each other and fall in love and get married and have kids so that there's tax cattle to pay our social security and pensions. So, you know, we can't shut down society, you know, people need like, and it's not just the boomers had kids, right? And so it's not even like abstract. It's like the boomers looked at their grandkids and say, no, you stay locked up.

[1:20:19] You you grandkids stay locked up and my kids you know the boomers have kids in their you know 40s or whatever right and the children are in their 40s and it's like no you basically don't get much access to health care for a couple of years because we're frightened of a virus, somebody says without god and or and or philosophy materialistic science becomes the new god no it becomes a mystery religion right science has become a mystery religion a mystery religion is where you don't have any access to the God, you don't have any access to the texts, you don't have any access to the rules or the facts. You just have to beg the priests. The priests go into a back room, come up with something, come back and tell you and you can't question them or you're a blasphemer, which is not Christianity or Islam or Judaism or Hinduism or Zoroastrianism. A mystery religion that's the emergence of something very, very, very old in human society has come out of scientism, right? Yeah, the boomers' parents Parents sacrificed a lot and were literally, the boomers called them the greatest generation. So they have a massive admiration for sacrifice. Yeah, a whole generation of toddlers did not see facial expressions while learning about facial cues. And I think one of the things that's going to be quite subtle. Wow, so great. What a great explanation. Well, thank you. Thank you.

[1:21:42] Uh, so I'm not sure how many people would thoroughly analyze a complex model, even if they were given access to the source data. The science is just a new priest authority. People go along with it and their confirmation biases. Oh no, absolutely. There are tons of people who would add completely and totally love to dig into a complex model, but source data. Oh yeah. Oh, come on. I mean, you know, this, it's a joke like weaponized autism. Yeah. The oracles of Delphi would be one, right? So there are tons of people who love digging into that stuff. I mean, my gosh. So if you look at someone like Naomi Wolf, right? So when the Pfizer documents came out, Naomi Wolf organized thousands of experts to go through this in great detail for free. I mean, people love to do this stuff. They love to do this stuff.

[1:22:36] So yeah a boomer's love sacrifice and they won't talk about it and they were like well i'm i'm frightened and and this terror of death is really interesting, oh yeah i mean had quite a turnaround in a lot of ways, and you should read her story about she she lives in the woods now with a guy who wears metallica t-shirts really quite a change from the glitterati of new york in the 90s in the noughties but uh when when there's a bear around and she goes and hides in the bathroom and she's incredibly relieved when a man comes home that's the reality right it's bear in the wood stuff crazy right it was the whole world no it wasn't no a lot of countries didn't I mean they couldn't give away the they couldn't give away the vaccines in a lot of places in Africa or at least barely right so, no it wasn't the whole world it wasn't the whole world the Amish didn't lose their minds as far as that goes right so it's not that it wasn't the whole world.

[1:23:49] It wasn't the whole world it was the world with leftists in charge of the media right and that's that's where where it happened, destabilizing event and the most fundamental I think thing that's gonna and it's gonna unwind over decades it's gonna unwind over decades is, the fact that society went mental was totally wrong about some pretty fundamental things the society went mental and vicious, and won't, evaluate error or fault won't apologize won't talk about what they got wrong or what mistakes were made and won't admit any fault uh the reason why this is was i think pushed by a lot of leftists and the reason why it's so destabilizing is that the young is going to grow up with absolutely no respect for society like i'm that's just the price that's just the price you pay.

[1:24:40] I mean, particularly the young people who had bad family members, right? You've got an abusive or drunk or violent or unstable or neurotic or nagging or whatever it is. You've got some kind of family member. And it's like, because school is your relief for that, right? Getting out, getting to school is your relief from that. Now you're stuck at home and, you know, the education is nonsense. Apparently it doesn't matter. Like you can just cheat, right? As a lot of kids did when they worked from home. Nobody cares, right? So the education is nonsense. sense and society's locking you up with an abuser because everyone's going to die and it's such an extreme that you have to lose significant portions of your childhood i mean people lost dances they lost extracurricular activities i mean i used to my gosh i mean i'd go to school and i'd do after school activities and sports and so on until the evening because i didn't want to go home.

[1:25:29] So the kids lost all of that and they're locked in their houses with their abusers, Now, kids, you can say, well, you know, there was this massive dangerous thing that was killing all these people and, you know, we're so sorry, but, you know, this is what had to happen. But it's like, eh, it didn't play out the way that people expected or the way that it was told, right? The Imperial College, well, that guy's been wrong since the 2000s with swine flu and all this kind of crap, right? Neil Ferguson or whatever his name is, right? Right? So, the young people are like, okay, so, you know, a quarter of my childhood got totally shredded, and I got locked up with abusers because of this deadly virus, and now nobody's really taking the vaccines, and everybody's just living with the virus, and it's not considered a thing, and nobody's talking about it.

[1:26:21] So they don't believe anything anymore this is why the Gen A is relentlessly cynical and that's quite destabilizing in a lot of ways, now good or bad doesn't particularly matter there's good and bad aspects to it but they don't they won't believe anything they won't believe anything with no respect for society because what did society do to them? Locked them up for years, often with abusers, for something that they were in no danger of. And the studies seem, again, I'm no expert on these, but the studies seem to say that, children don't really transmit the virus and teachers weren't particularly at risk. But none of that matters. So facts don't matter. Facts don't matter. Reality doesn't matter. Their welfare doesn't matter. So they're just growing up and they have no interest in society. Society has no credibility. And that is actually quite dangerous in a lot of ways, right?

[1:27:35] Yeah, I mean, Sweden bucked the pressure to some degree and did fairly well. All right. So I think, sorry, I hate to sound rude, but I mean, this is a virtually no, I appreciate that donation. This is a virtually no donation show.

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[1:28:28] Unveiling the Boomers' Impact

[1:28:29] But, yeah, I think that, I mean, certainly I enjoyed the language stuff at the beginning. and I think the analysis of the boomers and COVID is quite valuable and I think puts things into a lot of perspective.

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