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    #332 – Kanye ‘Ye’ West Interview

    We have a responsibility to recognize and respect the unique backgrounds of those around us.

    enOctober 24, 2022

    About this Episode

    Ye is a legendary artist, producer, and designer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Ye's Twitter: https://twitter.com/kanyewest Ye's Instagram: https://instagram.com/kanyewest Ye's Website: https://kanyewest.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 (07:26) - Engineering (18:21) - Kim Kardashian (20:07) - Sex and the future of humanity (30:12) - Happiness (32:49) - The Holocaust (1:21:58) - Fashion (1:37:31) - 2024 US election (1:42:10) - Humor (1:44:20) - Media and antisemitism (1:56:23) - Trusting people (1:59:37) - Accountability (2:09:36) - Legacy (2:10:28) - Advice for young people (2:23:29) - Regret

    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Engineering is the foundation of every successful product and a tool to bridge the gap between the subjective and the objective. It should be embraced to create something meaningful and break the cycle of repeating the mistakes of the past.
    • Aspiring to excellence is an essential part of success, and this is especially true when it comes to relationships.
    • Kanye's story is a reminder that ambition, drive and determination through the power of love and family will always be greater than any material wealth.
    • Express your thoughts and opinions boldly, create living spaces based on joy, and appreciate your own subjective beauty to live a life of happiness and fulfillment.
    • Respect and acknowledge the pain of others and be aware of the history of oppression and the power of language in order to create a better future for everyone.
    • We should strive to learn from our history, focus on the present, be a community, and judge people based on character, not skin colour, in order to create a better future for all.
    • It is important to recognize when someone takes advantage of opportunities, acknowledge the pain it causes, take responsibility for our own actions, and use our words to spread love and understanding.
    • To create a fair and just system, it is important to identify and understand each individual's unique situation instead of taking a blanket approach, and to use judgement carefully and wisely in order to make the best decisions for everyone.
    • Despite not receiving sympathy, Kanye was inspired to use his powerful voice to make a difference and motivate others to do the same.
    • When facing difficult circumstances, stay calm and look for solutions. Be open to understanding different perspectives, and strive for unity instead of division.
    • We have a responsibility to recognize and respect the unique backgrounds of those around us.
    • With courage and determination, we can achieve success despite the most challenging of circumstances.
    • With unwavering faith and determination, success is achievable even in the face of obstacles.
    • Kanye West has used his influence to bring value to companies and has kept his faith in God despite the challenges he has faced. He also recognizes the importance of having true friends and investing in relationships that matter.
    • Success isn't everything and it is important to look beyond money and at the bigger picture.
    • Kanye West emphasizes the importance of listening to and understanding the pain of those who have been marginalized, as well as the need for environmental sustainability as a way of creating a better future.
    • Humor is a powerful tool that can bring people together, but it needs to be used responsibly to avoid prejudiced remarks that can lead to hate.
    • We must continue to work together to create a world where everyone is treated equally and with respect.
    • Surround yourself with people you trust and create incredible teams to engineer positive change.
    • Instead of focusing on difficult issues and being transactional in relationships, strive for love and understanding. Question mainstream narratives, but be mindful of potential consequences. Come together to engineer solutions to problems instead of relying on population control.
    • Education is the key to success and a powerful tool for creating a brighter future for the African American community. Collaboration and access to resources and knowledge are essential for creating informed decisions.
    • Take risks and have a vision, even if it means taking a step back in order to move forward. It is also important to remember that it is OK to make mistakes, and to not take things too seriously.
    • Believe in yourself and use engineering to create something incredible. Share information and collaborate to find the best outcome. God sometimes creates doppelgangers in different places and times, so trust your gut and do what feels right.
    • It is important to strive for a balanced life between having fun and intellectual pursuits, while also taking part in healthy conversations and dialogues. We must be prepared to sacrifice short-term happiness and comfort for the greater good, and focus on shining a light on others instead of envying them.
    • Apologizing for past wrongs, being judgmental in a positive way, and working together to serve God are all great ways to make a lasting impact on the world.
    • Respect and compassion can help us strive to make a positive difference in the world, and a balance of empathy and resilience can create a better future for all.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Embrace Engineering and Unlock Life's Opportunities

    Engineering is the key to unlocking many of life's opportunities.It is the foundation of every successful product, and it is the tool that allows us to bridge the gap between the subjective and the objective.It is up to us to understand its importance and apply it in our lives.As Kanye notes, it is the only thing we should teach in school.With engineering, we can make progress and break the cycle of repeating the mistakes of the past.We can be leaders, and make a lasting impact on the world.By embracing engineering, we can all be empowered to create something meaningful.

    Striving To Be The Best Version Of Yourself

    Aspiring to excellence is a key part of success.Kanye and Lex's conversation illustrates this in a powerful way.From Kanye's admiration of Steve Jobs, to the recognition that greatness is subjective, to his analogy of Mario Brothers, it becomes clear that striving to be the best version of yourself is essential.Ultimately, Kanye's admiration of Kim highlights the importance of striving for greatness in all aspects of life.This is especially true when it comes to relationships; Kim is Kanye's 'princess' and it is clear that he is devoted to protecting her.The conversation between Kanye and Lex serves as a reminder that greatness is not just about tangible accomplishments, but also about striving to be the best version of yourself.

    The Power of Love and Family in Kanye's Inspiring Story

    Kanye's story is an inspiring one.He's driven by the desire to be loved and to have a family, and this has motivated him to create a vision of a world with localized farms and better food.His ambition to build something meaningful, something that will help others, is a testament to the power of love and family.His story is one of motivation, drive, and determination that can lead to success.It's a reminder that the power of love and family will always be greater than any material wealth.

    Taking Responsibility for Our Pursuit of Happiness

    Kanye's message is that when it comes to pursuing happiness, it's important to take responsibility for our own actions and inactions.We should never be afraid to express our thoughts and opinions, even if they are unpopular.Furthermore, we should strive to create a world where our buildings and living spaces are based on what brings us joy, rather than on industry and economy.Lastly, we should appreciate our own subjective beauty and recognize that we should surround ourselves with people who bring us peace and joy.By doing this, we can live a life of happiness and fulfillment.

    Acknowledging Pain and Oppression to Create a Better Future

    Learning to respect and acknowledge the pain and suffering of others is an important lesson to learn.Lex and Kanye have a conversation that highlights the destructive power of racism and the Holocaust.They discuss the need to be aware of the use of technology and science in a way that can be used to oppress people.They also talk about the importance of understanding the effects of abortion on the African American community.Finally, they discuss the power of language and how some words can evoke painful memories of past suffering.It is essential to be aware of the history of oppression and the power of language in order to create a better future for everyone.

    Learning from History to Create a Brighter Future

    In life, it's important to learn from history and draw wisdom from it.At the same time, it's important to focus on the present and move forward.We should strive to be a community, not just consumers, and to judge people based on their character, not their skin colour.It is wrong to harp on the painful parts of our history, and instead focus on the present and work together to create a better future.We should strive to recognize and understand each other's pain and work together to overcome it.This is the only way to create a brighter future for everyone.

    Acknowledging Pain and Taking Responsibility

    In the music industry, people often get taken advantage of.Our society is built on opportunities, and it's important to recognize when someone has taken those opportunities and used them to their advantage.It is important to acknowledge the pain of those taken advantage of, and to release it, separate it, and move on.It is easy to point the finger and blame certain groups, but it is more important to look inward and take responsibility for our own actions.It is also important to recognize the power of our words and to use them to spread love and understanding in the world, rather than hate and prejudice.

    Utilizing Engineering Principles to Solve Conflicts

    Using engineering principles as a way to solve conflicts is a powerful tool.Kanye West demonstrated this by proposing to compare the top 10 execs in 3 fields and top 10 clients in each field to create a new constitution for the industry.He also suggested to go after individuals instead of a whole group of people.This teaches us that to create a fair and just system, we must identify and understand each individual's unique situation instead of taking a blanket approach.It is also important to use judgement carefully and wisely in order to make the best decisions for everyone.

    Finding Strength to Rise Above Difficulties

    Kanye felt as though he had been mistreated by the world, having experienced loss and censorship.As a responsible leader, he chose to move away from the pain and put his energies into doing something positive that would benefit his family and the world.He was inspired by the strength of a young woman who had been through four years of suffering, and found his own inner strength to rise above his own difficulties.He acknowledged that he wouldn't get the sympathy vote, but still wanted to make a positive difference.He chose to use his powerful voice to make a difference, and motivate others to do the same.

    A Samurai's Faith Rewarded: Striving for Unity Instead of Division

    Kanye's story of a Samurai is an inspiring one.He faced an uncertain situation, but instead of resorting to violence he chose to walk away.He went to the top of the mountain and his faith was rewarded.It is a lesson that we can all learn from, that the best way to deal with difficult circumstances is to stay calm and look for solutions.Kanye was also challenged on his views on Jewish people, and he was asked to apologize.He learned that it is important to be open to understanding different perspectives and to own up to mistakes.Lastly, he reminded us to remember that we are all on the same side, no matter our differences.We should strive for unity instead of division.

    Taking Accountability to Promote Respect and Fairness

    In our society, it is important to treat everyone with respect and fairness, regardless of their race, gender, or socioeconomic class.Kanye West learned this lesson when he was advised by Lex Fridman not to make claims about Jewish control of the media.Instead, Kanye was encouraged to use his platform to lift up and support others, particularly those from underrepresented communities.He realized that by separating himself from his culture, he was forgetting who he was.Taking accountability, he decided to take action and use his platform to hire more black engineers and create a more diverse workforce.This story is a reminder that we all have a responsibility to recognize and respect the unique backgrounds of those around us.

    Overcoming Obstacles to Find Success

    Kanye's story of his journey as an artist and entrepreneur is inspiring.His struggles and triumphs show that even in the most challenging environments, we can still find success.He overcame the obstacles of poverty, gang culture, and marginalization to have a voice.He used that voice to create his own fashion line, an empire that was supported by some of the most influential people in the world.His courage and determination have made him an example of what is possible when we refuse to be limited by our circumstances.

    Overcoming Struggles with Faith: The Story of Kanye West

    Kanye West is an artist with a passion and vision, but also one who has faced many struggles.His career has seen moments of great success and also periods of difficulty.Despite the obstacles he has faced, such as being dropped from a deal and facing exhaustion, he never gave up hope.He had faith that everything would work out for the best and he kept pushing himself to the limits.He knew that with the support of God, he could make it through anything.Even when everything seemed to be going against him, he trusted in his faith and kept moving forward.In the end, Kanye was able to come out on top and make a name for himself.

    Embracing Life, Relationships and Faith with Kanye West

    The greatest gift is life itself and Kanye West proves this through his story.Even when faced with difficult situations, he refuses to feel pain and chooses instead to be pro-life and pro-God.He recognizes the importance of having true friends who are with him when times are tough, and investing in relationships that matter.He also understands that his influence can be used to better the lives of others, and he has used it to bring value to companies such as Gap and Balenciaga.Despite the challenges, Kanye has kept his faith in God and continues to fight for what he believes in.

    Kanye: An Inspiration for Change

    Kanye is a great artist and designer who has made it to the top of the industry.He was explaining how his unique sound was something that Timberland recognised, and why he had to go to him for production.Despite being criticised for speaking his mind, Kanye used it as a platform to make a change in the industry, encouraging people to look at contracts and work together to make it better.He also emphasised that success isn't everything and that people should look beyond money and at the bigger picture.His insight and passion for change is an inspiration for us all.

    Giving Everyone a Voice and Achieving Environmental Sustainability

    Kanye West is using his platform to promote the idea of giving everyone a voice, even those who have been marginalized by society.He expresses the importance of understanding and listening to the pain of others, even if it is our own fault.He also emphasizes the need for environmental sustainability, noting that elastic waistbands are not biodegradable.He wants to use fashion, and engineering, to create a better future for the planet.His message is to create a platform where everyone can be heard and work together to create a better world.

    Using Humor Responsibly for a Better Future

    Humor is an important tool to bring people together.It is a social engineering to create a better and peaceful future.It is a universal language which can be understood by all and can help us to move on from dark times.But sometimes, jokes can be taken too far and can be hurtful.It is important to know how to use humor in an appropriate way and to avoid prejudiced remarks that can lead to hate.Humor can be a great way to express our thoughts and emotions, but it is important to be aware of its power and to use it responsibly.

    Taking Action to Create an Equitable Society

    In our society, we are often judged and even discriminated against based on our race and gender.This has been going on for centuries, with African Americans being some of the most affected.However, it is only recently that we are starting to see progress.The Black Lives Matter movement has raised awareness of the injustices that African Americans face and has encouraged people to take action.Additionally, people are becoming more aware of the power of the media and how it can be used to manipulate public perception.Although we have come a long way, there is still much work to be done when it comes to creating a more equitable society.We must continue to work together to create a world where everyone is treated equally and with respect.

    Refusing to Back Down and Focusing on Solutions

    Kanye wanted to use his engineering skills to help his community.He had conversations with business people and was frustrated to find out that no one wanted to make a change.He was even told he couldn't explain himself and was asked to apologize.However, he refused to back down and decided to focus on solutions rather than resentment.He encouraged people to surround themselves with people they trust and create incredible teams, as that is how great engineering is achieved.By doing this, he believes he can help those without a voice and make a real change.

    Building Lasting Trust Relationships and Solving Problems

    It is important to focus on solutions rather than the difficult issues.Developing lasting trust relationships with people is essential.We should not be transactional in our relationships, instead we should strive for love and understanding.It is also important to have people around us that we can trust who are willing to call us out on our bullshit and help us stay on track.We should be open to questioning mainstream narratives, but also be mindful of the potential consequences of our words.Finally, it is important to come together and engineer ways to solve problems, rather than rely on population control.

    Empowering the African American Community Through Education

    Education is a powerful tool for upliftment and growth.It is important for people to have access to the knowledge and resources to make informed decisions.In the section, Kanye is discussing the influence of media and business on the wellbeing of the African American community, and how he wants to create opportunities for his people to have power again.He reflects on how the media has promoted sickness and how the knowledge of health and resources are not being shared with the community.He states that the only way to empower the people is through education and collaboration.As a community, we need to come together and provide access to the resources and knowledge needed for people to make informed decisions for themselves.Education is the key to success and a powerful tool for creating a brighter future.

    Surrounding Yourself With Confidence and Taking Risks for Success

    People often try to make sure they are successful in their career by surrounding themselves with people of similar background or skill sets.It is important to have a team of people who have confidence in each other and to trust one another, even if there are differences in background or experience.Ultimately, life is unpredictable, and it is important to be able to let go of titles and the idea of permanence when it comes to success.It is important to take risks and have a vision, even if it means taking a step back in order to move forward.It is also important to remember that it is OK to make mistakes, and to not take things too seriously.Kanye West's advice for young people is to not tweet when sleepy, but also to not be afraid to take risks and make mistakes.

    Engineering Something Beautiful Through Collaboration and Trust

    Kanye has a dream to bring his vision to life.He has the ambition to create something tangible, something that people can see and appreciate.He has a strong belief that anything is possible and encourages people to trust their heart and their gut and to do what they feel is right, no matter what other people say.He talks about how to engineer something from scratch or with an established platform and how to combine different aspects of different platforms to create the best result.He also shares his wisdom about how God sometimes creates doppelgangers in different places and times and about how collaboration and sharing of information is essential for success.Kanye's message is clear: trust yourself and use engineering to create something beautiful.

    Striving for Balance and Healthy Conversations

    Growing up, it is important to strive for balance in life, between having fun and intellectual pursuits, as well as spiritual and psychological growth.Social media can be a double-edged sword, enabling us to connect with others, but also providing an easy platform for divisiveness and hate.Therefore, it is important to strive for healthy conversations and dialogues, and to research multiple versions of a story before coming to a conclusion.It is also important to put our vision first, and be prepared to sacrifice short-term happiness and comfort for the greater good.In the end, we must strive to avoid envy, and instead focus on shining a light on others.

    Empowering Positive Impact Through Future-Thinking and Unification

    Kanye is making a point about how to make an impact with your actions, no matter how small.He encourages people to think in the future, taking into account the lasting effects of their actions.His example of apologizing for something he said to the Jewish population is a great example of how his actions can make a positive impact.He also talks about how being judgmental can be a good thing and how it can help us in our daily lives.Finally, he emphasizes the importance of working together to serve God, no matter our differences.There is power in uniting to make the world a better place.

    Empathy, Understanding, and Love: Kanye's Words of Wisdom

    Kanye's words of wisdom touched on the importance of empathy, understanding and love.He shared his experience of being in the public eye and how it has shaped his beliefs.His acknowledgement of mistakes and his desire to use them as an opportunity to grow and become better reflects his self-awareness and resilience.His message of respect and compassion resonates with us, as it shows that we can all strive to make a positive difference in the world.With love, understanding and the right balance of empathy and resilience, we can create a better future for all.

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    #426 – Edward Gibson: Human Language, Psycholinguistics, Syntax, Grammar & LLMs

    #426 – Edward Gibson: Human Language, Psycholinguistics, Syntax, Grammar & LLMs
    Edward Gibson is a psycholinguistics professor at MIT and heads the MIT Language Lab. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Yahoo Finance: https://yahoofinance.com - Listening: https://listening.com/lex and use code LEX to get one month free - Policygenius: https://policygenius.com/lex - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/edward-gibson-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Edward's X: https://x.com/LanguageMIT TedLab: https://tedlab.mit.edu/ Edward's Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=4FsWE64AAAAJ TedLab's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@Tedlab-MIT 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 (10:53) - Human language (14:59) - Generalizations in language (20:46) - Dependency grammar (30:45) - Morphology (39:20) - Evolution of languages (42:40) - Noam Chomsky (1:26:46) - Thinking and language (1:40:16) - LLMs (1:53:14) - Center embedding (2:19:42) - Learning a new language (2:23:34) - Nature vs nurture (2:30:10) - Culture and language (2:44:38) - Universal language (2:49:01) - Language translation (2:52:16) - Animal communication

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

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