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What Is Parasite Stress? Is This Strange Phenomenon Altering Our Politics? Did It Lead To World War 2?

The concept of parasite stress is one that has been studied by my guest Dr Randy Thornhill for decades – it’s the idea that the more infectious disease that is prevalent in a country, the more right-wing and collectivist a population is. With a very strong correlation. With that in mind, I was…

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Chatter #200 – Dr Randy Thornhill: Parasite Stress And How Disease Shapes Our Politics

Covid has caused massive upheaval and disruption around the world, but something I had not given a lot of thought to was the idea that disease shapes our political leanings. The concept of parasite stress is one that has been studied by my guest Dr Randy Thornhill for decades – it’s the idea…

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