In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Eric Topol about vaccine hesitancy and related misinformation. They discuss the problem of political and social siloing, concerns about mRNA vaccines, the Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA, the effectiveness of the COVID vaccines, vaccine efficacy vs effectiveness, the Delta variant, the misuse of the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), concerns about long-term side effects from vaccines, bad incentives in medicine, ivermectin, government and corporate censorship, the curious case of Bret Weinstein, vaccine mandates, and other topics.
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The soothing sounds of cooler heads prevailing. They covered a lot. Including the fact that intelligent people are spreading misinformation. Already aware they’ll be accused of doing the same. Sam Harris was able to disagree with his friend Bret Weinstein in this conversation with Eric Topol. What does he have that Bill Maher and Joe Rogan don’t?