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    #305 – Martin Rees: Black Holes, Alien Life, Dark Matter, and the Big Bang

    Elon Musk's Silicon Valley culture and reusable first stage has made space exploration cheaper and more accessible, pushing the boundaries of what was once thought possible.

    enJuly 23, 2022

    About this Episode

    Lord Martin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist at Cambridge University and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Martin's Twitter: https://twitter.com/lordmartinrees Martin's Website: https://www.martinrees.uk Martin's Books: If Science is to Save Us: https://amzn.to/3yXRqsc The End of Astronauts: https://amzn.to/3B604ro On the Future: https://amzn.to/3OlzLjB PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:39) - Understanding the universe (15:09) - Human limitations and AI (24:05) - Dark matter (31:25) - Vast universe (39:07) - Alien life (52:59) - Space exploration (1:17:22) - Future technology (1:28:44) - Newton and Einstein (1:32:46) - Black holes (1:46:27) - Cosmological threats (2:13:31) - Advice for young people (2:16:02) - Mortality

    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Despite the complexity of the universe, research and understanding can lead us closer to the truth.
    • AI can help us understand the complexities of the universe that may otherwise be beyond our grasp.
    • AI has already made contributions in science, and can be used to explore and understand phenomena such as dark matter, which is essential for understanding the universe.
    • The large Hadron Collider has not yet found particles which would be the obvious candidates for dark matter, yet there is still a vast amount of parameter space which has yet to be explored, possibly leading to new theoretical ideas that could shed light on this mysterious matter.
    • It is important to be open-minded in our exploration of theories and remember that physical reality may extend beyond what we can see.
    • The universe is much larger than we can imagine and is full of possibilities that can open up a new realm of exploration and discovery.
    • Technology is enabling us to explore and discover the secrets of the universe and uncover new possibilities of life beyond our own planet.
    • To ensure our survival as a species, we must explore the possibilities of technological advancement and space exploration without being aggressive and expansionist.
    • Although space exploration is a venture only the wealthiest and bravest can undertake, it is a necessary step in the evolution of life and intelligence beyond the stars.
    • Acknowledging collective intelligence is essential to inspiring and educating the world. We should be grateful for the efforts of billionaires to push boundaries and explore the unknown.
    • Elon Musk's Silicon Valley culture and reusable first stage has made space exploration cheaper and more accessible, pushing the boundaries of what was once thought possible.
    • In a world increasingly relying on robots, it is important to remember that humans are still needed to take on adventures and risks and that these risks can have a positive effect on generations of young minds.
    • Technology should be embraced cautiously and with consideration for human rights and welfare.
    • Through collaboration of diverse mindsets and mental styles, modern science has gone far beyond what Newton knew.
    • We are all connected to the cosmos through the atoms that were created inside stars billions of years ago.
    • Most galaxies have a black hole in them, and they become very bright when they are capturing gas.
    • We must be conscious of our actions and strive to protect the planet for the generations to come.
    • We must prioritize safety measures and be prepared for any technological risks in order to properly navigate the interconnected world.
    • In order to build resilient human institutions, we need to be mindful of the risks posed by dangerous pathogens while also addressing the root causes of inequality and embittered populations.
    • To create a brighter future, we must strive to achieve a balance between progress and responsibility. We must be conscious of the impact of our actions and work together to create a more harmonious world.
    • Everyone has the potential to be a great leader and make important decisions that can have long-term effects, despite criticism.
    • To take advantage of life’s opportunities, we should be open to new experiences and embrace death with a sense of luck and gratitude.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Unravelling the Mysteries of the Universe

    Through advancements in science, we now know that the universe is much bigger and more mysterious than previously thought.From this, we have learned about the origins of the universe, about the existence of black holes, neutron stars, and explosions.We have also discovered many planets which orbit around stars, and have been left to wonder if life could exist on any of these planets.With the complexity of biology, we have yet to unlock the mysteries of the universe and understand if we are the only living organisms in it.We may never be able to understand this fully, but with further research and understanding, we can get closer to the truth.

    Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe with AI

    The sciences are like a tall building, made up of many different levels.From physics at the base to economics at the top, each science has its own unique concepts that explain how its respective world works.For example, in chemistry, balance is a concept, in biology, cell biology, and in psychology, the concept of imprinting.Even though we can understand some aspects of the universe, there may be some fundamental limitations of the human brain that prevent us from grasping the deepest truths of the universe.However, AI may help us in this sense, as it can process information quickly and help us to understand the theories that we wouldn't be able to understand on our own.Thus, even if we may never fully understand these theories, AI could help us to get closer to understanding the mysteries of the universe.

    Unravelling the Mysteries of the Universe with AI

    AI is an incredible tool that can help us understand the universe better.Its power has already made contributions in science and can be used to analyze enormous samples in a short time, better than humans.AI has made progress in understanding phenomena like galaxy size and shape, and is even being used to simulate quantum mechanics and control high temperature plasma.Nobel prizes can sometimes do more harm than good, but AI's are marching forward and may eventually win one.Dark matter is a mystery that has been hard to figure out, but it is essential for understanding why galaxies remain confined.

    Uncovering the Mystery of Dark Matter

    Dark matter is a mysterious form of matter which makes up a large portion of the universe, yet can't be seen.Scientists believe it is made up of particles which do not interact with each other or interact with other matter.These particles are so small that they have not been found yet, but their collective effects can be seen through computer simulations.The large Hadron Collider has not yet found particles which would be the obvious candidates for dark matter.However, there is still a vast amount of parameter space which has yet to be explored.It is possible that new theoretical ideas will shed light on this mysterious matter and uncover particles which can be tested in our present day universe.

    Exploring the Mysteries of the Early Universe

    Science has advanced over the years and with it, our understanding of the universe.We can now make sense of the quantum world and the cosmos, but the very early universe is still a mystery to us.We understand that it may involve counter-intuitive concepts and that we may have to jettison the idea of finite space and time.We are open-minded in our exploration and theories, but it may be that physical reality extends far beyond what we can see.It is important to remember that we can take seriously a theory's predictions if it is vindicated in many other places.

    Exploring the Boundless Possibilities of the Universe

    The vastness of our universe can be humbling and awe-inspiring.Even though we can't see beyond the horizon, science has taught us that the universe is much larger than we can imagine.We have to come to terms with the fact that our planet may not be as special as we thought, and that alien life may exist in other places in the universe.Now we are beginning to understand more about how life began here on Earth and use technology to search for signs of life around other stars.This is a truly exciting time for humanity, and it opens up a whole new realm of possibilities.

    Unveiling the Possibilities of Life Beyond Earth

    The search for life beyond Earth is an exciting prospect.With technology advancing every day, we may soon be able to detect light from distant planets around other stars.In the next 20 years, we may even be able to separate the light from a distant exoplanet from the much brighter light of its star, and analyze the spectrum to look for evidence of oxygen or chlorophyll.Even within our own solar system, the Earth's pale blue dot could be analyzed to infer the length of the day and the climate, providing evidence of life.The search for alien civilizations is also possible, and requires us to keep an open mind as we look for strange and anomalous objects.With more and more technology, we can unlock the secrets of the universe and explore the possibilities of life beyond our own planet.

    Exploring Our Technological Civilization and the Possibilities of Space Exploration

    Our journey of life on Earth spans over 4 billion years and has led to the emergence of a technological civilization of humans.We are however, limited by physical constraints and may not last more than a few hundred years.To overcome this, humans will design their progeny to be better adapted to the environment they live in, which could eventually lead to us becoming cyborgs or electronic beings.We can also use robots to explore space and they are far cheaper than human exploration.In the end, human space flight should not be pursued by public funding agencies as it has no practical purpose and is expensive.We can however, still compete in the space of ideas without being aggressive and expansionist.

    Venturing Beyond the Stars: A Journey of Discovery

    The world is full of brave and daring adventurers who are willing to take risks and face the unknown.Space exploration is one such venture that requires such a spirit of adventure.Reaching the stars requires a hefty budget, so it's fitting that the task be left to the billionaires and their sponsors.With the help of advances in genetics and cyborg techniques, a small community of these adventurers may even make it to Mars by the end of the century.However, it is important to remember that these brave souls will not be the culmination of evolution, but rather precursors to future life and intelligence beyond the stars.We can only imagine the beauty and mystery these entities will experience in their journey.

    Exploring Boundaries: Leveraging Collective Intelligence to Inspire and Educate the World

    Humans are capable of creating beauty and intelligence through interaction and collaboration.This is why exploring the unknown and pushing boundaries is so important.It is not just about recreational thrill-seeking but also about inspiring and educating the world.We must be humble to realize that self-awareness is not the highest form of being and that collective intelligence may be more valuable and important.Billionaires are often blamed for playing with toys for their own pleasure, but in reality, their work is inspiring and makes a huge impact on the world.We should be grateful for their efforts and recognize their importance in helping us explore and discover new things.

    Cheering On Pioneers: Elon Musk's Silicon Valley Culture and Space Exploration

    People have always been driven to explore and push the boundaries of our capabilities.Governments have been responsible for some of these big projects, such as the Apollo program, but Elon Musk has been able to take on such projects much more cheaply and quickly.His success is due to his Silicon Valley culture, a re-usable first stage and the assembly of his project within one building.Through his project, Musk has been able to make it feasible to do things that were once thought of as crazy, such as solar energy from space.He has also made space exploration and technology cheaper and more accessible.As a result, it is now possible to launch over a hundred tons into earth orbit with a much cheaper rocket, enabling us to go beyond what was once thought possible.Although humans could take on the risk of going to space, the public is unlikely to fund them, as seen with the crashes of the shuttle.People like Steve Foster, who are prepared to take risks and extend the bounds of humanity, will always be cheered on.

    Exploring the World Beyond: The Value of Being Human

    The world we live in is becoming more and more advanced, and as a result, robots are being used more and more in space exploration.However, there are still some risks that cannot be taken by robots and must be taken by humans.It is important to remember that it is still important for humans to take on adventures and risks, and that these risks can have a positive effect on generations of young minds.To ensure that humans are not replaced by robots, taxes should be imposed on the big international conglomerates that use them, and the money should be used for decently paid, dignified posts that value the importance of being human.

    Reaping Benefits of Technology without Compromising Humanness

    Technology can be a great asset to us, providing us with more efficient ways of completing tasks and freeing us from mundane and mind numbing jobs.It is important, however, to be cautious about how quickly we embrace technological advancements and to respect humanness.We should use tax money to fund initiatives that help people who have been displaced by technology, rather than focus on projects with short-term profit potential.We need to ensure that these advancements are not happening at the expense of basic human rights and welfare.By taking a slow and methodical approach, we can ensure that technology is working to benefit us, not replace us.

    Harnessing the Collective Power of Humankind

    Newton was a remarkable intellect, but modern science has gone far beyond what he knew.We now understand that the solar system moves in elliptical orbits, stars are made of the same elements as the earth, and that nuclear energy is what keeps the sun shining.We've also discovered the concept of space-time and the big-bang theory, showing the immense scale of the universe.This knowledge is due to the many different mindsets and mental styles of scientists, not just Newton's genius.It's fascinating to think how far we've come, and it's a reminder of the collective power of humankind.

    Exploring the Incredible Black Holes of Our Universe

    Black holes are an amazing entity that have been theorized and observed in the past 50 years.They form when a star collapses and is too massive to become a neutron star.They are extremely dense and exotic and can look like an entire solar system.Einstein's theory predicted them, but he never took the theory seriously.We can learn a lot from them as they provide us with extreme conditions that we can't simulate.All the atoms inside our bodies were synthesized inside a star, many different ones, that lived and died billions of years ago.It's an incredible reminder of our connection to the cosmos.

    Unveiling the Mysteries of the Universe's Brightest Objects

    David discovered the first black holes 50 years ago when he noticed that a star was being orbited by an object that was emitting x-ray radiation.Black holes are very small and dense and can be found in the centers of galaxies, as well as orbiting stars.Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe and are powered by the energy of a black hole.It is thought that most galaxies have a black hole in them, and they become very bright when they are capturing gas.In our own galaxy, the black hole is not very bright as it is not consuming much gas.While we live in a universe filled with stars and giant black holes, in our own galaxy it is estimated that the black hole will not collide with another for 4 billion years.

    Navigating Unprecedented Challenges In This Century

    In this day and age, we are faced with a multitude of threats, both natural and man-made.In 4 billion years, our galaxy will collide with another, but it will not be a cause of worry as the stars will not be much closer together.However, this century is special as it may see the transition from flesh and blood entities to cyborgs.Humans now have the power to impact the future of the planet, with the potential for misuse of technology that could have far-reaching consequences.We must be mindful of our actions and work to protect the planet for future generations.

    Striving for Efficiency and Resilience in the Digital Age

    The world is rapidly advancing in technology and interconnectivity, but this progress brings with it the potential for serious global catastrophes.Cyber attacks and bioengineering, if misused, can cause immense destruction.People with the technical knowledge and expertise can create global chaos.On top of this, the risk of nuclear war still exists.Governments need to prioritize safety measures and be prepared for any technological risks.We need to be aware of the benefits and pitfalls of this interconnected world and strive to find a balance between efficiency and resilience.

    Balancing Resilience and Efficiency in Times of Uncertainty

    The pandemic has brought to light the importance of making trade-offs between resilience and efficiency.We have learned that it may be efficient to keep 95% of hospital intensive care beds occupied, while the Germans keep 20% of them free for an emergency.Although the fatality rate of COVID-19 could have been worse, it also revealed many flaws in our human institutions.We need to be mindful of the danger posed by a small group of people with access to dangerous pathogens, while balancing our need for freedom, security, and privacy.We must also work on reducing the reason why people feel embittered, particularly in Africa where the population is growing but economic development is lagging.Lastly, although the world has made progress in life expectancy, infant mortality, and literacy, we must also consider the ethical implications of the excessive inequality between the 2000 richest people and the bottom billion.

    Bridging the Gap Between Potential and Reality: Striving for a Bright Future Through Responsible Progress.

    We live in a world with vast capabilities and potential.However, it is our ethical obligation to ensure that this potential is used to bridge the growing gap between our current condition and the potential of our world.It is our responsibility to ensure that the solutions we employ are effective and do not lead to further atrocities and suffering.Technology has brought us closer to the brink of destruction, but it also brings us closer to the opportunity to create a better future for all.We must strive for a balance between progress and responsibility to create a brighter future.We have to be conscious of the impact of our actions, and work together to achieve a more harmonious world.

    Embracing Change Through Charismatic Leadership

    It is important for young people to be aware of the choices they make and the opportunities that come with them.It is easy to think that certain opportunities are only available to certain people, but this is not the case.Everyone has the potential to succeed, but they must take the initiative to try.We need charismatic individuals to lead the public in making important decisions that will have long-term effects, such as those concerning climate change.People such as Pope Francis, David Attenborough, Bill Gates and Greta Thunberg have had a big effect on public opinion and even on the rhetoric of businesses.Lastly, it is important to remember that great leaders are not afraid of a little bit of criticism and that there will always be a need for them.

    Exploring the Depths of the Universe with Gratitude

    Having the opportunity to explore the depths of the universe can be a great privilege.To be successful, one should pick an area to work in where new things are happening, and something that suits their style.As life can be finite, we should be grateful for the fortune and opportunities life brings.We should keep our eyes open for new opportunities and not be afraid of death as it can bring a sense of luck and gratitude.Martin Rees is an example of someone who has explored the depths of the universe and brought new knowledge to us all.We should be grateful and inspired by his example.

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    #425 – Andrew Callaghan: Channel 5, Gonzo, QAnon, O-Block, Politics & Alex Jones

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    Andrew Callaghan is the host of Channel 5 on YouTube, where he does street interviews with fascinating humans at the edges of society, the so-called vagrants, vagabonds, runaways, outlaws, from QAnon adherents to Phish heads to O Block residents and much more. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - ShipStation: https://shipstation.com/lex and use code LEX to get 60-day free trial - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/andrew-callaghan-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Channel 5 with Andrew Callaghan: https://www.youtube.com/channel5YouTube Andrew's Instagram: https://instagram.com/andreww.me Andrew's Website: https://andrew-callaghan.com/ Andrew's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/channel5 This Place Rules: https://www.hbo.com/movies/this-place-rules Books Mentioned: On the Road: https://amzn.to/4aLPLHi Siddhartha: https://amzn.to/49rthKz PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:53) - Walmart (10:24) - Early life (29:14) - Hitchhiking (40:49) - Couch surfing (49:50) - Quarter Confessions (1:07:33) - Burning Man (1:22:44) - Protests (1:28:17) - Jon Stewart (1:31:13) - Fame (1:44:31) - Jan 6 (1:48:15) - QAnon (1:54:00) - Alex Jones (2:10:52) - Politics (2:20:29) - Response to allegations (2:37:28) - Channel 5 (2:43:04) - Rap (2:44:51) - O Block (2:48:47) - Crip Mac (2:51:59) - Aliens

    #424 – Bassem Youssef: Israel-Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, Middle East, Satire & Fame

    #424 – Bassem Youssef: Israel-Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, Middle East, Satire & Fame
    Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian-American comedian & satirist, referred to as the Jon Stewart of the Arab World. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/bassem-youssef-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Bassem's X: https://x.com/Byoussef Bassem's Instagram: https://instagram.com/bassem Bassem's Facebook: https://facebook.com/bassemyousseftv Bassem's Website: https://bassemyoussef.xyz PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:30) - Oct 7 (36:59) - Two-state solution (52:37) - Holocaust (1:00:24) - 1948 (1:09:17) - Egypt (1:23:39) - Jon Stewart (1:25:51) - Going viral during the Arab Spring (1:49:55) - Arabic vs English (2:02:18) - Sam Harris and Jihad (2:07:25) - Religion (2:26:37) - TikTok (2:31:10) - Joe Rogan (2:33:07) - Joe Biden (2:37:33) - Putin (2:39:21) - War (2:44:17) - Hope

    #423 – Tulsi Gabbard: War, Politics, and the Military Industrial Complex

    #423 – Tulsi Gabbard: War, Politics, and the Military Industrial Complex
    Tulsi Gabbard is a politician, veteran, and author of For Love of Country. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Riverside: https://creators.riverside.fm/LEX and use code LEX to get 30% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Notion: https://notion.com/lex Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/tulsi-gabbard-transcript EPISODE LINKS: For Love of Country (book): https://amzn.to/3VLlofM Tulsi's X: https://x.com/tulsigabbard Tulsi's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@TulsiGabbard Tulsi's Podcast: https://youtube.com/@TheTulsiGabbardShow Tulsi's Instagram: https://instagram.com/tulsigabbard Tulsi's Facebook: https://facebook.com/TulsiGabbard Tulsi's Website: https://tulsigabbard.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:14) - War in Iraq (15:00) - Battle injuries and PTSD (22:10) - War on terrorism (30:51) - War in Gaza (34:52) - War in Ukraine (38:38) - Syria (46:20) - Warmongers (55:40) - Nuclear war (1:11:08) - TikTok ban (1:23:13) - Bernie Sanders (1:28:08) - Politics (1:46:59) - Personal attacks (1:49:07) - God

    #422 – Mark Cuban: Shark Tank, DEI & Wokeism Debate, Elon Musk, Politics & Drugs

    #422 – Mark Cuban: Shark Tank, DEI & Wokeism Debate, Elon Musk, Politics & Drugs
    Mark Cuban is a businessman, investor, star of TV series Shark Tank, long-time principal owner of Dallas Mavericks, and founder of Cost Plus Drugs. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Listening: https://listening.com/lex and use code LEX to get one month free - Cloaked: https://cloaked.com/lex and use code LexPod to get 25% off - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/mark-cuban-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Mark's X: https://twitter.com/mcuban Mark's Instagram: https://instagram.com/mcuban Cost Plus Drugs: https://costplusdrugs.com Shark Tank: https://abc.com/shows/shark-tank Dallas Mavericks: https://www.mavs.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (11:10) - Entrepreneurship (26:03) - Shark Tank (36:29) - How Mark made first billion (1:02:39) - Dallas Mavericks (1:08:05) - DEI debate (1:43:58) - Trump vs Biden (1:46:20) - Immigration (1:55:53) - Drugs and Big Pharma (2:11:53) - AI (2:16:05) - Advice for young people

    #421 – Dana White: UFC, Fighting, Khabib, Conor, Tyson, Ali, Rogan, Elon & Zuck

    #421 – Dana White: UFC, Fighting, Khabib, Conor, Tyson, Ali, Rogan, Elon & Zuck
    Dana White is the CEO and president of the UFC. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/dana-white-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Dana's X: https://x.com/danawhite Dana's Instagram: https://instagram.com/danawhite Dana's Facebook: https://facebook.com/danawhite UFC's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@UFC UFC's Website: https://ufc.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:31) - Mike Tyson and early days of fighting (17:10) - Jiu jitsu (23:14) - Origin of UFC (37:25) - Joe Rogan (43:31) - Lorenzo Fertitta (45:58) - Great fighters (49:55) - Khabib vs Conor (53:01) - Jon Jones (56:03) - Conor McGregor (1:01:05) - Trump (1:06:44) - Elon vs Zuck (1:08:04) - Mike Tyson vs Jake Paul (1:10:52) - Forrest Griffin vs Stephan Bonnar (1:18:06) - Gambling (1:33:08) - Mortality

    #420 – Annie Jacobsen: Nuclear War, CIA, KGB, Aliens, Area 51, Roswell & Secrecy

    #420 – Annie Jacobsen: Nuclear War, CIA, KGB, Aliens, Area 51, Roswell & Secrecy
    Annie Jacobsen is an investigative journalist and author of "Nuclear War: A Scenario" and many other books on war, weapons, government secrecy, and national security. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - HiddenLayer: https://hiddenlayer.com/lex - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Policygenius: https://policygenius.com/lex - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/annie-jacobsen-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Nuclear War: A Scenario (book): https://amzn.to/3THZHfr Annie's Twitter: https://twitter.com/anniejacobsen Annie's Website: https://anniejacobsen.com/ Annie's Books: https://amzn.to/3TGWyMJ Annie's Books (audio): https://adbl.co/49ZnI7c PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:37) - Nuclear war (12:21) - Launch procedure (18:00) - Deterrence (21:34) - Tactical nukes (30:59) - Nuclear submarines (33:59) - Nuclear missiles (41:10) - Nuclear football (50:17) - Missile interceptor system (54:34) - North Korea (1:01:10) - Nuclear war scenarios (1:10:02) - Warmongers (1:14:31) - President's cognitive ability (1:20:43) - Refusing orders (1:28:41) - Russia and Putin (1:33:48) - Cyberattack (1:35:09) - Ground zero of nuclear war (1:39:48) - Surviving nuclear war (1:44:06) - Nuclear winter (1:54:29) - Alien civilizations (2:00:04) - Extrasensory perception (2:13:50) - Area 51 (2:17:48) - UFOs and aliens (2:28:15) - Roswell incident (2:34:55) - CIA assassinations (2:53:47) - Navalny (2:56:12) - KGB (3:02:48) - Hitler and the atomic bomb (3:06:52) - War and human nature (3:10:17) - Hope