Category Archives: Gad Saad

September 16, 2017

Gad Saad believes in free speech at (almost) all costs (Video)

“Really we’re pretty much like North Korea at this point,” said Saad.

Gad Saad is Jewish and emigrated from Lebanon due to religious persecution, yet he supports the freedom of speech of Holocaust deniers.

That’s how committed he is to an open dialogue, something he says is being lost in the western world.

Saad is scheduled to speak Monday evening at the University of Regina on “forces that impede the free and rational exchange of ideas.”

“I support the right of grotesque, diabolical people saying that the Holocaust and anything that I might have experienced is a hoax. Why? Because that’s what freedom of speech is. It’s the right for people to be idiots, to be wrong,” said Saad, a marketing professor at Montreal’s Concordia University and the Canada Research Chair in evolutionary behavioural sciences and Darwinian consumption.

There are only two exceptions to “absolute” freedom of speech, said Saad.

The first is using words to directly incite violence against other people.

The second is defaming or libelling someone.

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September 11, 2017

The Slow Eradication of Freedom of Speech in Canada – The Saad Truth (Video)

This was the taped lecture that I delivered remotely (i.e., it was played for the audience) in Toronto on September 10, 2017.

August 14, 2017

More Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome on Display – The Saad Truth (Video)

Why have you not weighed in on the Chinese occupation of Tibet? Hypocrite! Ah yes, the ostriches are out in full swing.

August 10, 2017

Gad Saad: Psychology of Trump and the Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome (Videos)

Gad Saad (Evolutionary Behavioural Scientist) joins Dave Rubin to discuss Bill C-16 and the complexities of discussing the politics of transgender issues, the psychological reasons someone might support Donald Trump, and Gad’s new book on the “Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome.

July 27, 2017

Death of the West by a Thousand Cuts – The Saad Truth (Video)

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July 13, 2017

Joe Rogan Experience #985 – Gad Saad (Video)

Gad Saad is Professor of Marketing & Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption and author of “The Evolutionary Bases of Consumption” and “The Consuming Instinct”

July 6, 2017

The Omar Khadr Case: Pay Up Canada and Apologize! – The Saad Truth (Video)

Look at that sweet and innocent Canadian child! I briefly comment on the recent judgment regarding the Khadr case and I read a letter that was sent to Justin Trudeau from a Middle Eastern Canadian immigrant.

June 30, 2017

My Chat with Evolutionary Psychologist Pascal Boyer – Part I – The Saad Truth (Video)

Topics include the application of evolutionary psychology across a broad range of phenomena (e.g., OCD, religion) as well as reasons that it garners such animus. We conclude with a discussion of various strategies for pursuing a scientific career.

June 21, 2017

Piers Morgan is an Enemy of Reason and an Affront to Human Dignity – The Saad Truth

Must watch video.

June 6, 2017

People Who Use Logic #33 (Video)

Ben Shapiro, Larry Elder, Gad Saad and others talk about the useful idiots of political correctness like Feminists, radical Islam and Social Justice Warriors.