Bret Samuel Weinstein is an American biologist and evolutionary theorist who came to national attention during the 2017 Evergreen State College protests. He is considered a member of the informal group of pundits known as the Intellectual Dark Web. Bret is the brother of Eric Weinstein.
Bret Weinstein is a former biology professor at Evergreen State College, a public liberal arts college in Olympia, Washington. He received national attention in 2017 for his opposition to a campus event called "Day of Absence," in which white students and staff were asked to leave campus for a day to recognize their privilege. Weinstein's opposition to the event led to protests and controversy on campus, and ultimately, he resigned from his position. After that, Weinstein had a Career in podcasting and public speaking on issues related to free speech, political correctness, and social justice.
Bret Weinstein is a biologist and evolutionary theorist. He is known for his work on the evolution of complexity and the role of randomness in the origin of life. He is also known for his criticism of certain aspects of contemporary evolutionary biology and his advocacy for a more holistic approach to the study of evolution. He is a research associate at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, California.