The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 979 with Sargon of Akkad

Episode Number: 979
Episode Guest: Sargon of Akkad
Original Airdate: June 26, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Blue Apron, Onnit, Caveman Coffee

Guest Bio: Sargon of Akkad is an “anti-identitarian liberal” YouTuber.

Topics Discussed: Kekistan; Pepe the Frog; Twitter shadowbanning people; Twitter verification; he thinks people are afraid of him; his political leanings; alt-right; most of his subscribers are left of center; gender pronouns; Latin pronouns; blackness and whiteness; Delaware professor fired for talking about Otto Warmbier; transracial; more gender and gender roles talk; Anita Sarkeesian talk; he did his first video in response to Anita; Gamergate; Frank Frazetta art; tribalism; feminists vs. men; male feminists; cucks; Joe is fascinated by the popularity of YouTubers challenging mainstream media; Netflix thumbs up/thumbs down ratings; Hardcore Henry movie; John Wick and John Wick 2 movies; talk about Anita Sarkeesian at VidCon talking about Sargon; progressives; forced diversity in businesses; affirmative action; systematic racism; (1:00:00) chiropractors aren’t real doctors; Playboy model died after chiropractic adjustment; dropping out of school; centrism; victim mentality; a lot of women are afraid of men; people don’t watch TV anymore; Jimmy Savile; more whining about Anita Sarkeesian; Joe says Sargon is labeling himself a victim and tells him to stop talking about Anita; Joe talks about getting fucked by YouTube advertising money because of PewDiePie; PewDiePie Nazi talk; Wall Street Journal PewDiePie articles; more PewDiePie talk; more affirmative action talk; talk about Bret Weinstein and Evergreen College; Evergreen president told hand gestures are microaggressions; revenge; more talk about Otto Warmbier; people making things about them and turning themselves into a victim; genders and races don’t suck, people suck; male feminists; Blade movie; 30 Days of Night movie; racism; more PewDiePie talk; Kraut and Tea; mainstream media talk; more PewDiePie talk; male feminists; social justice warriors; Kat Blaque; Laci Green(2:00:00) you’re not allowed to change your opinion or else you’re branded a “flip flopper”; Hillary Clinton changed her opinion on gay marriage; Hillary’s speeches to the bankers; Bernie Sanders talk; John F. Kennedy; culture of politics in the past; more talk about mainstream media; fake news; the future of interpreting the truth; privacy in the future; Kurt Eichenwald caught looking at tentacle porn; cryptocurrency devalued by billions because of fake news; talk about the fall of Theranos; Trump and Clinton talk; Pepe the Frog and Kekistan talk; Scientology; the afterlife; religion; preacher charged for pictures of heaven; fake teen doctor; the bible; similarities between religions; more religion talk; social justice warriors; more religion talk; ISIS and Muslims; Bid’ah and Islam; Muslims; hijabs; Megyn Kelly interview with Alex Jones; conspiracy theories and hoaxes; Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket landing video; flat earthers don’t believe satellites exist; talk about what flat earthers believe and why; people love to uncover the truth; (3:00:00) flat earth belief and creationism; chemtrails; globalists; gay frogs; the gay bomb; tick bite makes people vegetarians; ticks; ThermaCELL mosquito repellent; black people don’t look for Bigfoot; people probably mistake black bears for Bigfoot; Gigantopithecus; Homo floresiensis; Bigfoot; Willow Creek movie; Anonymous says NASA has evidence of aliens; what if aliens visited earth; alien language; dolphin language; more talk about alien communication; have aliens visited earth; Wealth, Poverty, and Politics book; Why Nations Fail book; Guns, Germs, and Steel book; population density; sophisticated ancient civilizations; iridium; Gobekli Tepe; Machu Picchu; nuclear glass; asteroidal impacts and ancient civilizations; age of the Great Sphinx of Giza; Giza pyramids; ancient agriculture; Sargon doesn’t think the Sphinx is that large and Joe gets angry; debate about the construction of the Sphinx/pyramids; Sargon isn’t impressed by ancient architecture/structures and doesn’t think the people who built them were advanced; The Lost City of Z; Parthenon; Acropolis of Athens; Colosseum; cockfights; bullfights; Spanish matador dies during bullfight; Spain and Muslims; moral judgments about history; Sargon says we don’t have to apologize for things that happened in the past; The Crusades.


Books Mentioned

These are the books that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

Wealth, Poverty and Politics

Thomas Sowell - Basic Books - Kindle Edition - Edition no. 2 (09/06/2016) - English

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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson - Crown Business - Edition no. Reprint (09/17/2013) - Paperback: 544 pages

$19.00 - $5.10 $13.90
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Jared M. Diamond - W. W. Norton & Company - Edition no. 1st (04/01/1999) - Paperback: 480 pages

$18.95 - $7.95 $11.00

Movies Mentioned

These are the movies that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

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Hardcore Henry [Blu-ray]

Universal Studios Home Entertainment (07/26/2016) - Blu-ray, R (Restricted) - Running time: 97 min - Sharlto Copley, Danila Kozlovsky, Haley Bennett, Andrey Dementyev, Dasha Charusha - French, Spanish, English

$14.98 - $4.99 $9.99
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John Wick [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD]

Lionsgate Home Entertainment (02/03/2015) - Blu-ray, R (Restricted) - Running time: 101 min - Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Dean Winters, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen - English

$19.99 - $10.37 $9.62
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John Wick: Chapter 2 [Blu-ray]+DVD+ Digital HD

Summit Inc/Lionsgate (06/13/2017) - Blu-ray, R (Restricted) - Running time: 122 min - Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan - English, Spanish

$19.99 - $5.00 $14.99
Blade

New Line Cinema (06/12/2012) - Blu-ray, R (Restricted) - Running time: 120 min - Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright, Donal Logue - English

$12.98
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30 Days Of Night [Blu-ray]

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (02/26/2008) - Blu-ray, R (Restricted) - Running time: 113 min - Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston, Ben Foster, Mark Boone Junior - English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Thai

$6.99 - $2.52 $4.47
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Willow Creek [Blu-ray]

Dark Sky Films (09/09/2014) - Blu-ray, Unrated (Not Rated) - Running time: 80 min - Bryce Johnson, Alexie Gilmore - English

$29.98 - $19.17 $10.81

Products Mentioned

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My Thoughts: Four hours of a YouTuber and Joe chatting about feminists, social justice warriors, politics, religion, the flat earth conspiracy theory, chemtrails, ancient civilizations, and other stuff you’ve likely heard before. It took me three days to work up the motivation to get through this. Joe gets a little pissed off at him towards the end when talking about ancient civilizations and structures.

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