Rebel Wisdom

When our existing assumptions and ways of thinking break down, it's the rebels and the renegades, those who dare to think differently, who need to reboot the system.

  • From Evergreen to the Intellectual Dark Web - Heather Heying

    Created: 15 December 2018

    Until recently Heather Heying and her husband Bret Weinstein were teachers at Evergreen College, until they were targeted by a student mob and became the most high profile victims of campus militancy. They are now both members of the new constellation of internet personalities known as the Intellectual Dark Web (IDW).

  • Inside the Intellectual Dark Web with Eric Weinstein

    Created: 13 December 2018

    Eric Weinstein coined the term 'The Intellectual Dark Web', to describe a group of heterodox thinkers who have risen to prominence on the web. It includes Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, Joe Rogan, Dave Rubin, Bret Weinstein, Heather Heying, Douglas Murray and others. In this interview with David Fuller of Rebel Wisdom he explains the purpose and genesis of the IDW, and how the growth of a new ideological worldview has made it necessary.

  • Bret Weinstein on his Richard Dawkins Debate

    Created: 03 December 2018

    What kind of creatures are we? Evolutionary biologists Richard Dawkins and Bret Weinstein debated the future of evolutionary biology in Chicago in October. In it, they explore vital disagreements about key issues in evolution, in particular the role of belief structures such as religion. Rebel Wisdom sat down with Bret Weinstein for an exclusive post-debate analysis. 

  • Addicted to Ideology? with Gabor Maté

    Created: 22 November 2018

    Can we be addicted to ideology? Gabor Maté is an world famous expert on addiction - in his book 'In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts' he talks about how addiction is best viewed not as a crime or illness but as a coping mechanism for a personal, spiritual crisis.

  • Men and Women after #metoo - The Female Shadow?

    Created: 11 November 2018

    Earlier this summer, a group of women released a film where they apologised to men for how they had treated them. The film went viral, with hundreds of thousands of views. It also sparked polarised reactions - both for and against.   

  • Men and Women after #metoo - A New Conversation? part II

    Created: 11 November 2018

    Earlier this summer, a film featuring women apologising for how they had treated men went viral online. The film's creator, Dr Hanna Milling called for a new dialogue between men and women.

  • Humanity's Phase Shift with Daniel Schmachtenberger

    Created: 11 November 2018

    Daniel Schmachtenberger is a futurist, evolutionary philosopher and strategist, and social engineer. This conversation with David Fuller of Rebel Wisdom looks at the growing civilisation-level crisis that we are beginning to see around us, and looks at what a genuine 'phase shift' for human progress might look like.

  • Western Culture: Death & Rebirth with Richard Tarnas

    Created: 11 November 2018

    Richard Tarnas is known as one of the most influential and perceptive cultural historians of our time. In 'Passion of the Western Mind', he presented a vast overview of the history of western thought and culture, with predictions of where both were heading.

  • NPC Meme and Simulated Thinking

    Created: 11 November 2018

    Recently, the NPC (non-player character) meme has broken free of social media and made its way into the mainstream. Why has it spread so fast, and how does it relate to Jordan Greenhall's concept of 'thinking vs simulated thinking'.


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