Capitalism needed to invent a new kind of person, a new subject to fit into its scheme. Science and rationalist philosophy was happy to provide.

Mentioned on the podcast:

Harriet Washington Medical Apartheid

Richard Dawkins The Selfish Gene

Jared Diamond Guns, Germs, and Steel

Excellent critique of Diamond's book from the Savage Minds blog 

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