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    #343 – Roger Gracie: Greatest Jiu Jitsu Competitor of All Time

    Roger Gracie's attitude and practice contributed to his success in his fight, and he applied the same lesson to other areas of his life.

    enDecember 03, 2022

    About this Episode

    Roger Gracie is a legendary jiu jitsu competitor and MMA fighter. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Bambee: https://bambee.com and use code LEX to get free HR audit - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Roger's Instagram: https://instagram.com/rogergracie/ Roger's Website: https://rogergracie.com/ Roger's Online Jiu Jitsu: https://rogergracietv.com/ Roger's match against Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L-Ni7bFAHg Watch full matches at FloGrappling: https://flograppling.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) - The moments before a match (15:17) - Confidence (29:43) - Greatest jiu jitsu match of all time (51:04) - Renzo Gracie (1:03:21) - Braveheart (1:04:44) - Self-belief (1:18:50) - Cross-collar choke (1:22:53) - Mount position (1:39:07) - How to progress in jiu jitsu (1:41:22) - Best submission in jiu jitsu (1:45:55) - The greatest competitor of all time (1:48:01) - Roger's statistics (1:55:57) - MMA vs jiu jitsu (2:04:25) - Gordon Ryan (2:16:51) - John Danaher (2:19:23) - Bear fight (2:22:21) - Tie (2:32:53) - Advice for beginners (2:42:13) - Drilling (2:50:09) - Roger vs Bear, Lion, Gorilla, and Anaconda (2:55:14) - Advice for young people (3:05:02) - Love

    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Developing the skill of clearing your mind of any distractions and minimizing unnecessary movement in order to conserve energy can be applied to many aspects of life.
    • Knowing when to act is essential for success in a fight, and experience and practice are key to developing this confidence.
    • When facing adversity, accept your mistakes, tap out if needed, and try harder to push yourself and make yourself better. Practice being in bad positions and train with people who are better than you.
    • Training both offense and defense equally is important to become a complete fighter and having no weaknesses. Practicing to escape bad positions and avoiding them is also important.
    • Learning judo requires long periods of practice to understand the nuances of both your opponent's attack and your own defense, and to develop the mental focus and confidence to stay in control of the match. Success can bring a great sense of satisfaction and pride.
    • Having a strategy, being prepared and staying in control can help you gain a psychological advantage over your opponent.
    • Being able to react quickly and think strategically, even when under pressure, is key to succeeding in difficult situations.
    • Roger Gracie's experience shows that defense is paramount for success in physical activities, and can be used to shake off opponents, get out of difficult situations, and establish control in order to finish the fight quickly and efficiently.
    • Using one hand to dig into the chin and another to open the lapel is an effective way to close the guard and make a person uncomfortable without putting them to sleep.
    • Determine to never give up, push beyond perceived limitations and strive to succeed even in the toughest of times.
    • Roger Gracie's attitude and practice contributed to his success in his fight, and he applied the same lesson to other areas of his life.
    • Learning to remain composed in stressful situations, to not let emotions take control, and to be vulnerable to others can help find a balance between being in control and letting go.
    • Roger Gracie's story teaches us that hard work and determination can help us achieve our goals, no matter how big they may seem.
    • We can achieve our goals if we stay true to ourselves, work hard and have perseverance.
    • Dedication and practice are essential for mastering any skill.
    • With practice and dedication, it is possible to improve fighting skills and learn how to effectively use techniques to outmaneuver opponents.
    • Mount position is the most exposed, with the arms free and head too high to defend; however, it is tricky to hold and people on the bottom of mount panic more and fight harder.
    • It is important to use weight strategically and to be careful when attempting a second hand, as the opponent will have two hands to block against one.
    • Repositioning your body weight is an essential skill in many physical activities, requiring time and practice. With perseverance, you can develop the skill and become successful against the best of opponents.
    • To become a master at anything, dedicate yourself to practice and never giving up. Focus on training weaknesses, and practice all techniques and scenarios until you are confident. The best submission in Jujitsu is the cross collar choke, and you have a better chance of escaping from the back than if your opponent has you in a mount position.
    • Mount position gives an advantage as it offers more mobility while back control positions are difficult to escape due to lack of space. Marcelo Gas and Che are two of the greatest Jujitsu competitors of all time, known for their technical ability and agility respectively.
    • Roger Gracie is a testament to the fact that technique can be used to overcome physical disadvantages and achieve great success in any sport.
    • MMA is much faster and more physical than jujitsu and requires more explosiveness and better conditioning. It is possible to adjust the rules, but it is still more challenging than jujitsu.
    • Becoming a successful MMA fighter requires dedication, training, and strategy and involves controlling the distance between you and your opponent, adjusting your guards and strategies, and being aware of your limited options when on the ground.
    • Roger Gracie's story shows that with hard work, dedication and passion, anything is possible.
    • Investing in knowledge and understanding of the foot locks technique is essential to ensure that it is used effectively and safely for self-defense.
    • Roger Gracie's training philosophy is based on hard work, dedication and an understanding of the importance of dominating positions, training weaknesses and having a strong belief. He also believes that life experience and fighting experience are important components of success in Jiujitsu.
    • Knowing and applying physical tactics strategically can be a great advantage in any situation.
    • Training with opponents of different skill levels can help a martial artist sharpen techniques and improve overall skill. Roger Gracie was able to hone his signature cross-choke from mount by training with purple belts, which helped him become one of the best in his field.
    • To excel in martial arts, one must push themselves to try new things, practice their weaknesses, focus on conditioning, stand-up technique, understanding their opponent's defenses, and learning a variety of throws. Being relaxed and taking it slow is also important.
    • Relaxing the body and mind is key to success in learning to move efficiently and gracefully. Start training 2-3 times a week and practice the same techniques until you find what works for you. Training more will help you get better, but it is not necessary to train excessively.
    • Learning martial arts requires hard work and dedication, but with the right mindset and patience, anyone can become a martial arts master.
    • Drilling is essential for learning the mechanics of a movement, but it is only with a resistant opponent that the real lessons can be learned. Wrestling and judo emphasize the importance of drilling to learn the basics, but eventually drilling becomes less important and sparring becomes more important.
    • Challenges can be seen as opportunities to learn and improve. Self-belief is essential in order to find success in any endeavor.
    • Surround yourself with winners and use them as an example. With determination, self-belief and support, anyone can overcome adversity and win their own battles.
    • Believe in yourself and don't be afraid to take risks. Failure is inevitable, but use it to become more resilient and don't let anyone extinguish your fire. The rewards of putting yourself out there are well worth it.
    • Failure is an important part of the learning process and with the right support and attitude, anything is possible.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Focusing on Control and Conserving Energy

    Hodge Gracie taught us valuable lessons on focus and concentration.He was not the favorite in his second match against Che, but he still walked confidently to the mat, almost blind to the people around him.He cleared his mind of any anxious thoughts and instead of thinking, he focused on controlling his emotions and adrenaline.He also learned that when he felt exhausted, he should not think about it, as it was of no value.He developed a skill of minimizing unnecessary movements and calculating every move to conserve energy.These lessons can be applied to many aspects of life, as it is important to focus and clear the mind from any distractions.

    Timing is the Key to Success in a Fight

    Roger Gracie, a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu champion, explains the importance of timing in a fight.He emphasizes that it's not about speed, but rather about the perfect moment to act.There is a certain beauty in executing the perfect move at the right moment, and the opponent often realizes too late what happened.To gain this confidence, one needs to have experience in fights, but when you don't have that, practice in training is key.The fear is always present, but it is important to focus on the confidence and trust yourself.Knowing when to act is the key to success.

    Accept Your Mistakes and Push Yourself to Be Better

    The story goes like this: Roger Gracie was not in the best of shape for his first fight, as his training was not up to the mark.He had to accept the fact that he was not performing to the best of his abilities, and he decided to work on it.He trained harder, increasing the intensity of training, focusing on the key points and improving his techniques.He was more confident in the second fight, but he still had to be careful of not giving up or getting too tired.He realized that the key to success in such a situation is to accept mistakes, tap out if needed and try harder.He understood that it is better to tap out and not risk injuring yourself than to resist and not give up.He also learnt that it is important to practice being in bad positions and to train with people who are better than you, to push yourself and make yourself better.

    Becoming a Complete Fighter with Mastering Offense and Defense

    Roger Gracie understood the importance of training to be a complete fighter - to have no weaknesses.He put in the hard work to practice both offense and defense equally and learned to be comfortable in the worst positions.He knew that even if he ever got pinned down by the best opponent, he would have a route to escape.His advice was to practice both escaping and avoiding bad positions as both are important.Not just side control, but any submission lock or back mount - he practiced to make sure he had no weaknesses.

    Mastering Judo Through Practice and Repetition

    Learning judo requires practice and repetition to master the techniques, movements, and defense.It is important to understand the details of the movement and how to protect yourself, as well as how to progress towards a submission.To be successful, one must practice for long periods of time to understand the nuances of their opponent’s attack and their own defense.It is also important to develop the mental focus and confidence to stay in control of the match.As with any challenge, there can be a great sense of satisfaction and pride when one succeeds.

    Gaining a Psychological Edge Through Strategy and Control

    Roger Gracie had an important fight with a lot of pressure.To prepare, he decided to play defense during the first 5 minutes.He was prepared to take the risk of getting kicked down and stuck to his game plan.He knew he could dictate the pace better if he was on top and was comfortable being on top and bottom.His opponent kept attacking, but Roger was able to stay in control and neutralise the attack.This was a psychological battle, where Roger was able to frustrate his opponent by staying in control and walking slowly into the middle of the mat.By doing this, Roger was able to gain a psychological edge over his opponent.This shows that having a strategy, being prepared and staying in control can help you gain a psychological advantage over your opponent.

    React Quickly and Think Strategically Under Pressure

    Roger had to think quickly and adjust his strategy during his fight.He noticed his opponent was frustrated and slowing down, so he took advantage of the situation and pulled guard.He had to be careful to defend against his opponent's attempts to roll him, but with quick thinking, he was able to switch the grip on his arm and free his left one to post.This allowed him to get the hook in, and eventually he was able to sweep his opponent.Roger was able to stay calm in a very difficult situation, think on his feet, and adjust his strategy in order to win the fight.This teaches us the importance of being able to react quickly and think strategically, even when under pressure.

    Defense is Essential for Success

    The importance of defense is paramount in any physical activity.Roger Gracie, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, learned this lesson during a fight with a much bigger opponent.His defense was key to his success, as he was able to shake off the opponent's advances and get out of bad positions.He also used his size to his advantage, as he was able to shake off the opponent and get out of difficult situations.He also used the element of surprise, by going for the throat before the opponent had the chance to defend himself.Once he had established control, he was able to finish the fight quickly and efficiently.Roger Gracie's experience is a lesson for all: defense is essential for success.

    Effective Choke Technique: Closing the Guard

    Roger Gracie was teaching Lex Fridman about an effective choke technique.If a person can't get the neck, they shouldn't 'go for the kill'.Instead, they should use one hand to dig into the chin and the other to open the lapel.This will put pressure on the person and make them uncomfortable, but it won't put them to sleep.To make sure their head can't slip up, they should close the gap and then feel relief and satisfaction when they succeed.The genius behind this grip is that it's an effective way to close the guard so that no one wants to be in it.

    The Power of Never Giving Up

    Roger Gracie learned an important life lesson while competing in Jujitsu: never give up.Even when the odds are against you and your body is exhausted, you can find the strength to push through.He experienced this first-hand in a fight where he was on the brink of defeat and his body was ready to give up, but he found the strength in himself to fight to the end.This determination to never give up has been a driving force in Roger's life, pushing him to go beyond his perceived limitations and succeed.He has taken this lesson with him in all aspects of life, always striving to never quit and persevere even in the toughest of times.

    Developing a Callous to Quitting and a Calm, Composed Attitude

    Roger Gracie learned a valuable lesson in his fight - never quit.He learnt to shut off the voice that tells him to quit and develop a callous to it.He also learnt that having a calm, composed attitude was key to success.He reflected this in his jujitsu and his fights.Both his personality and practice contributed to this masterful attitude.He was able to take this lesson and apply it to other areas of his life, which has enabled him to achieve great success.

    Finding Balance Through Letting Go

    Roger Gracie learned from his experience as a professional athlete that worrying and letting your emotions get the best of you is not beneficial.He has learned to be calm and relaxed in stressful situations and to not let adrenaline take control of him.This has helped him in regular life, as he has learned to remain composed even in the most difficult of circumstances.He has also learned to not let emotions take control and to stay focused and think rationally.As a result, he has become more emotionally closed off from the world, but he has also learned the value of being vulnerable to others.Ultimately, Roger has learned to find a balance between being in control and letting himself be open to others.

    Achieving Goals Through Hard Work and Determination

    Roger Gracie had an inner belief that he could be the best in the world from a very young age.He trained with the best, saw his own progression, and was motivated to keep going.When he was 14 and went to the south of Brazil to visit his uncle, he was exposed to the "Gracie lifestyle" and was inspired to keep going.He decided to push himself, lost weight, ate well, and trained every day.He competed in tournaments and was determined to be the best in the world.Roger's determination and hard work paid off, and he eventually achieved his goal of being the best in the world.This story teaches us that hard work and determination can help us achieve our goals, no matter how big they may seem.

    Achieving Success Through Hard Work and Perseverance

    Roger Gracie's story is an inspiring one.Despite not having the support of his family or anyone else, he had the perseverance and self-belief to follow his dream and become one of the best.He understood that he had to make sacrifices, such as his social life and career paths, to focus on his dream.He understood that he had to put in the hard work and training, and not rely on empty words to get to his goal.Through hard work and dedication, he was able to achieve success.This story teaches us that no matter what challenges we face, we can still achieve our goals if we stay true to ourselves and work hard.

    Practicing for Mastery: The Roger Gracie Story

    The learning from this section is that it is important to practice continuously to obtain expertise in any field.Roger Gracie emphasizes the complexity of jujitsu and how it requires more than just learning the theory - it requires practice.He also mentions that in order to become good you have to practice the same move multiple times.This story could go like this: Roger Gracie discovered that to become a master of jujitsu, he had to practice the same moves continuously.He realized that it's not just about learning the theory - it's about applying it and mastering it.He learned that even when people know what move he is going to do, he can still manage to succeed.It took him years to perfect the moves and he learned that practice is key to mastering any skill.This teaches us that practice is one of the most important components of success, and with enough dedication, you can achieve greatness.

    Understanding the Details and Subtleties of Fighting

    Learning how to fight can be intimidating, however it is possible to improve with practice.To become proficient, it’s not about just finishing the fight but understanding the details and subtleties of each movement.Through understanding the positioning of the body and hands and the dominance of the mount position, it is possible to control and outmaneuver an opponent and even the playing field.With practice and dedication, one can learn to effectively use the skills and techniques to become a better fighter.

    Mastering the Mount Position in Jiu-Jitsu

    Roger Gracie taught his daughter Jiu-Jitsu from a young age, and she was able to use her skills effectively against a boy her size.Although the boy was unable to escape the mount position, he was not hurt.Roger Gracie explained that the mount position is the most exposed, with the arms free and head too high to defend.He noted that he prefers to be held in side control than in mount, as in side control the attacker's head is further away from the defender's hands.He advised that mount is tricky to hold and people on the bottom of mount panic more and fight harder.

    Understanding Body Positioning and Pressure to Gain Control

    Gaining control and dominance over an opponent requires skill and understanding of body positioning and pressure.For example, in martial arts, it is important to use your weight strategically.Sitting up high, while hugging the opponent, pins them down and takes away their ability to move.However, if the goal is to attack, the attacker must lean forward, reducing their weight and allowing them to advance.This motion could be the most difficult skill to learn, as it requires a precise balance of pressure and weight.It is also essential to be careful when attempting a second hand, as the opponent will have two hands to block against one.With practice and awareness, a fighter can use their weight to their advantage and control the situation.

    Repositioning Your Weight: Essential Skill with Practice and Patience

    Repositioning your body weight is an essential skill in many physical activities.Learning this skill requires time and practice, and can be daunting even for the best of us.For example, in the martial art of Jiu Jitsu, you must learn how to reposition your weight against skilled opponents.To do this, you must be able to use your legs against your opponents arms to push them into a lower position which will help you gain the advantage.You must also develop the technique of getting your hands into your opponents elbows, and eventually getting your thumb or four fingers into your opponents collar in order to gain a strong grip.Doing this successfully requires practice and patience, as you will inevitably make mistakes and get bruised in the process.However, with a little bit of perseverance, you can develop the skill of repositioning your weight and eventually become successful against the best of opponents.

    Dedication and Practice: The Keys to Mastery

    Mastery of any skill requires dedication and practice.Jujitsu is no different.According to Roger Gracie, the process towards mastery is simply practice.He reiterates that it's not about faking out your opponent or getting tough, but rather training your weaknesses.To be a master, you must practice all techniques and scenarios, and repeat them until you are confident.He suggests that the best submission in Jujitsu is a cross collar choke, and that you have a better chance of escaping from the back than if your opponent has you in a mount position.If you want to be a master at anything, you must practice and dedicate yourself to never giving up.

    Mastering Mount and Back Control Positions in Jujitsu

    Mount and back control positions are two of the most important moves in jujitsu.Roger Gracie explains that the mount position gives you the advantage because there is very little space between the opponents for them to escape.You have more mobility to use your arms and bridge off to escape.On the other hand, back control positions can be difficult to escape as there is no space to move.Even if the person has their hands between the bodies, they can't do much.Ultimately, Marcelo Gas is known for his technical ability and Che is known for his agility and aggression, making them two of the greatest jujitsu competitors of all time.

    Roger Gracie: Proving the Power of Technique

    Roger Gracie is an example of the power of technique over physical strength.He fought twice with a much smaller opponent, tapping him out within 5 minutes in the first fight and winning by points in the second.He used a back collar choke and cross choke from mount to defeat his opponents and it was through his technique rather than strength that he was successful.His longevity in the sport is a testament to his skill as he was able to remain dominant for a long time.He is a great example of how technique can help a person succeed despite physical disadvantages.

    The Importance of a Strong Grip for MMA Success

    Roger Gracie is a legendary MMA fighter who learned the importance of having a strong grip for success.He realized that although he could still armlock his opponents without grips, he would be at a disadvantage if his grips were weak.He knew it was too much of a risk to continue competing if he couldn't be at 100%.Therefore, he decided to focus on MMA and still compete in jujitsu, but only once a year.He learned that MMA is much faster and more physical than jujitsu, which requires more explosiveness and better conditioning.He noted that it is possible to change the rules to calm things down, but it's still a lot more challenging than jujitsu.

    Taking Control of Your MMA Career

    Starting out in MMA can be an intimidating experience.With the speed and the strikes, it can be difficult to control the pace.To make it in MMA, you must dedicate your time, energy and heart to it.You must be willing to adjust your guards and strategies for different opponents.It is especially important to control the distance between you and your opponent, as well as be aware of your limited options when on the ground.With the right amount of dedication, training, and strategy, you can become a successful MMA fighter.

    Pursuing His Duty and Love - Roger Gracie's Inspiring Journey

    Roger Gracie is an icon of martial arts and his journey is an inspiring example of duty and love.He chose to take up Jisu at a young age, knowing that he would have to do MMA at some point.Despite his love for the art, he chose to pursue his duty and eventually went on to beat the best in the world.His dedication to the craft is evident as he not only continues to compete, but also stay abreast of the new developments in the field.His story shows that with hard work, dedication and passion, anything is possible.

    Foot Locks - A Powerful Tool for Self-Defense

    Foot locks have traditionally been seen as a risky move in the fight world, but with the growth of Jujitsu as a sport, attacking the foot is no longer a bad move.It has been developed and can be effective in self-defense situations if the practitioner invests enough time and energy into it.As long as the fighter remains in control and maintains dominance, foot locks can be a powerful tool.Investing in knowledge and understanding of the technique is essential to ensure that it is used effectively and safely.

    Hard Work, Dedication and Life Experience: Roger Gracie's Training Philosophy

    Roger Gracie has a unique perspective on Jiujitsu and fighting.He believes that hard work and dedication are key to success, as well as understanding the importance of dominating positions like back mount.He also believes in training weaknesses and having a strong belief in order to be the best.Roger has learned a lot from John Donaher, who is an incredible coach.He is dedicated to helping his athletes and researching new ways to make them better.He also believes that life experience and fighting experience are important components of success in Jiujitsu.It is clear that Roger Gracie's training philosophy is based on hard work and dedication.

    Using Physical Strength, Intimidation, and Knowledge Strategically

    The use of physical strength, intimidation and knowledge are important tools in any situation.Roger Gracie and Lex Friedman discuss how bears use these same tactics to fight each other.Bears use their size, thick fur and strength to intimidate their opponents, but also show restraint to avoid injury.They may also use trees as a form of defense.Joe Rogan has suggested using a tie as a choking technique, but Roger Gracie and Lex Friedman note that it is not a reliable form of attack.They suggest instead using a jacket or tie to unbalance an opponent.Through this exchange, we learn that knowledge of physical tactics and the ability to use them strategically can be a great advantage in any situation.

    Mastering Martial Arts Through Training with Different Skill Levels

    Martial arts is a skill that requires practice and patience to master.It is important to train with people of different levels in order to sharpen different techniques.Roger Gracie was able to hone his signature cross-choke from mount by training with purple belts, as he found their defense to be better than black belts.Despite the difference in skill levels, Gracie was able to adjust to his environment and use the challenge of training with lower-level opponents to improve his own techniques.He was able to use these techniques to become one of the best in his field.

    Practice and Preparation: Keys to Success in Martial Arts

    Roger Gracie, a champion martial artist, emphasizes that practice and preparation are key to success.He explains that if you only focus on your strengths, you will remain vulnerable to your weaknesses.To gain an edge, he recommends pushing yourself to try new things and to practice your weaknesses, even if it means going against lower-ranked opponents.He also recommends focusing on conditioning, stand-up technique, and understanding your opponent's defenses, as well as learning a variety of throws.Finally, he encourages beginners to be relaxed and to move slow, as this is the hardest thing to do.With these tips in mind, anyone can take their martial arts skills to the next level.

    Learning to Move Efficiently and Gracefully

    Moving efficiently and gracefully takes practice and effort, especially as a beginner.Relaxing the body and mind is key to success, as it is much harder to learn as an adult than a child.It is recommended to start training 2-3 times a week and to practice the same techniques until they work.It is also important to find what works for you and to learn from it.You don't have to be perfect in all techniques, but it is important to stay focused and have fun with what you are doing.Training more will help you get better, however, it is not necessary to train excessively to become successful.

    Challenging Oneself Through Martial Arts

    Learning martial arts is often seen as a way to challenge oneself, both mentally and physically.It takes hard work and dedication to reach the highest level.It is important to practice both offensive and defensive techniques to gain a full understanding of the art.It is also important to remember to relax and enjoy the journey, even when it is difficult.Drilling can help to learn the mechanics of a move, but it is important to practice with resistance in order to master the move.With patience, hard work and practice, anyone can become a martial arts master.

    Drilling vs. Sparring: Understanding the Mechanics of Movement

    Drilling is essential for learning the mechanics of a movement, but after the mechanics are learned, it becomes important to practice with a resistant opponent in order to truly understand and master the movement.Drilling helps to condition the body and can improve timing, but it is only with a resistant opponent that the real lessons can be learned.Wrestling and judo in particular emphasize the importance of drilling to learn the basics, but it is important to remember that eventually drilling becomes less important and sparring becomes more important.

    Harnessing Self-Belief to Master Martial Arts

    Roger Gracie is a master at Jujitsu, a martial art that requires knowledge of precise body movements, timing, and feeling your opponent.Through repetition, he has honed his skill to master the art.When asked if he could fight a lion, bear, gorilla, or anaconda to the death, he chose the gorilla because he believes he has the best chance of staying on its back if he gets a full lock.Roger never doubted himself, but instead used every challenge as an opportunity to learn and improve.

    Achieving Greatness Through Determination and Self-Belief

    Roger Gracie is an example of how determination and self-belief can lead to greatness.He never let his failures bring him down, and he was always focused on his goal.He knew he had to beat all his opponents and not just win, but submit them to prove he was the best.As a young person, it is important to surround yourself with winners and use them as an example.People like Muhammad Ali demonstrate that greatness is achievable, even in the face of adversity.With determination, self-belief and support, anyone can win their own battles.

    Taking Risks and Striving for Success as a Young Person

    It is important to take risks and strive for success as a young person.Even if your parents, teachers or community discourage you, you can find a supportive group of people online.Failure is inevitable, and it's important to learn from these experiences and use them to become more resilient.It may be scary, but the rewards of putting yourself out there are well worth it.Everyone has the potential to be great; don't let anyone extinguish your fire.Believe in yourself and don't be afraid to try.

    Reaching Our Highest Potential Through Love, Compassion and Determination

    Love is the foundation of success.Roger Gracie has experienced this in his own life, with the support of his family and friends helping him to reach his goals.Despite the occasional failure, he found the strength to keep going, knowing that it was the only way to succeed.He teaches us that failure is an important part of the learning process and that with the right support and attitude, anything is possible.Through his story, we are reminded that with love, compassion and determination, we can all reach our highest potential.

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    #429 – Paul Rosolie: Jungle, Apex Predators, Aliens, Uncontacted Tribes, and God

    #429 – Paul Rosolie: Jungle, Apex Predators, Aliens, Uncontacted Tribes, and God
    Paul Rosolie is a naturalist, explorer, author, and founder of Junglekeepers, dedicating his life to protecting the Amazon rainforest. Support his efforts at https://junglekeepers.org Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - ShipStation: https://shipstation.com/lex and use code LEX to get 60-day free trial - Yahoo Finance: https://yahoofinance.com - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get $350 off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/paul-rosolie-2-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Paul's Instagram: https://instagram.com/paulrosolie Junglekeepers: https://junglekeepers.org Paul's Website: https://paulrosolie.com Mother of God (book): https://amzn.to/3ww2ob1 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 (12:29) - Amazon jungle (14:47) - Bushmaster snakes (26:13) - Black caiman (44:33) - Rhinos (47:47) - Anacondas (1:18:04) - Mammals (1:30:10) - Piranhas (1:41:00) - Aliens (1:58:45) - Elephants (2:10:02) - Origin of life (2:23:21) - Explorers (2:36:38) - Ayahuasca (2:45:03) - Deep jungle expedition (2:59:09) - Jane Goodall (3:01:41) - Theodore Roosevelt (3:12:36) - Alone show (3:22:23) - Protecting the rainforest (3:38:36) - Snake makes appearance (3:46:47) - Uncontacted tribes (4:00:11) - Mortality (4:01:39) - Steve Irwin (4:09:18) - God
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    #428 – Sean Carroll: General Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes & Aliens

    #428 – Sean Carroll: General Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes & Aliens
    Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist, author, and host of Mindscape podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - HiddenLayer: https://hiddenlayer.com/lex - Cloaked: https://cloaked.com/lex and use code LexPod to get 25% off - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/sean-carroll-3-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Sean's Website: https://preposterousuniverse.com Mindscape Podcast: https://www.preposterousuniverse.com/podcast/ Sean's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@seancarroll Sean's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/seanmcarroll Sean's Twitter: https://twitter.com/seanmcarroll Sean's Instagram: https://instagram.com/seanmcarroll Sean's Papers: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Lfifrv8AAAAJ Sean's Books: https://amzn.to/3W7yT9N 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 (11:03) - General relativity (23:22) - Black holes (28:11) - Hawking radiation (32:19) - Aliens (41:15) - Holographic principle (1:05:38) - Dark energy (1:11:38) - Dark matter (1:20:34) - Quantum mechanics (1:41:56) - Simulation (1:44:18) - AGI (1:58:42) - Complexity (2:11:25) - Consciousness (2:20:32) - Naturalism (2:24:49) - Limits of science (2:29:34) - Mindscape podcast (2:39:29) - Einstein

    #427 – Neil Adams: Judo, Olympics, Winning, Losing, and the Champion Mindset

    #427 – Neil Adams: Judo, Olympics, Winning, Losing, and the Champion Mindset
    Neil Adams is a judo world champion, 2-time Olympic silver medalist, 5-time European champion, and often referred to as the Voice of Judo. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - ZipRecruiter: https://ziprecruiter.com/lex - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/neil-adams-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Neil's Instagram: https://instagram.com/naefighting Neil's YouTube: https://youtube.com/NAEffectiveFighting Neil's TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@neiladamsmbe Neil's Facebook: https://facebook.com/NeilAdamsJudo Neil's X: https://x.com/NeilAdamsJudo Neil's Website: https://naeffectivefighting.com Neil's Podcast: https://naeffectivefighting.com/podcasts/the-dojo-collective-podcast A Life in Judo (book): https://amzn.to/4d3DtfB A Game of Throws (audiobook): https://amzn.to/4aA2WeJ 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 (09:13) - 1980 Olympics (26:35) - Judo explained (34:40) - Winning (52:54) - 1984 Olympics (1:01:55) - Lessons from losing (1:17:37) - Teddy Riner (1:37:12) - Training in Japan (1:52:51) - Jiu jitsu (2:03:59) - Training (2:27:18) - Advice for beginners

    #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