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    • The Ongoing Struggle: Palestinian Neighborhoods and the Threat of Expulsion in East JerusalemPalestinians in East Jerusalem face ongoing threats of eviction and colonization, with settlers claiming their homes and lands. The struggle for justice continues as families fight back and appeal to the courts.

      The Palestinian neighborhood of Sheik Girah in East Jerusalem, along with many other Palestinian neighborhoods, is facing the threats of colonialism, settler expansion, and forced expulsion. The speaker's family, like others, was expelled from their homes in 1948 and forced to move to different cities. The injustice continues as settlers claim Palestinian houses and lands based on falsified documents, while the Israeli courts refuse to authenticate Palestinian documents. This battle is not merely a legal dispute, but a political one, aimed at social engineering and demographic manipulation to remove as many Palestinians as possible from occupied Jerusalem. Despite facing multiple expulsion orders, Palestinian families fight back, appealing to the courts for justice and buying time. These stories shed light on the ongoing struggle and oppression faced by Palestinians in their own land.

    • Demystifying the situation in Palestine and highlighting the political nature of eviction orders through a successful campaign.International and diplomatic pressure resulted in the cancellation of eviction orders, exposing the political battle in Palestine and highlighting the illegitimacy of Israeli jurisdiction over the occupied eastern part of Jerusalem.

      The campaign launched by Mohammed El-Kurd and his family aimed to demystify the situation in Palestine, providing a clearer understanding of the asymmetry of power and the political nature of the eviction orders. The international and diplomatic pressure exerted as a result of their campaign forced the Israeli Supreme Court to cancel all eviction orders until further notice, setting a precedent and highlighting that this is a political battle rather than a legal one. It is important to note that the eastern part of Jerusalem is under occupation according to international law, making Israeli jurisdiction over the area illegitimate. Palestinians living in Jerusalem are residents without citizenship, despite their generations of history in the region. The media often fails to provide important contextual information, leading to a loss of understanding and potentially malicious narratives.

    • The Israeli Government and Systematic Oppression of PalestiniansThe conversation reveals the discriminatory laws and policies of the Israeli government, highlighting the expulsion of Palestinians, manipulation of legality, and ongoing displacement, emphasizing the need to address oppression and injustice.

      The Israeli government has systematically oppressed the Palestinian people through discriminatory laws and policies. The conversation highlights the case of Yona Tan Yusef, a Jerusalem council member responsible for rejecting building permits, who has actively promoted the expulsion of Palestinians and expressed Islamophobic views. It is revealed that the Israeli government classified lands as firing zones in order to purposefully expel residents, and a settler judge with an illegal settlement in the West Bank decides the fate of Palestinians. The conversation emphasizes that legality does not equate to morality, and history has repeatedly shown that laws can be manipulated and abused to facilitate atrocities. The evidence of hate and racial oppression can be seen in the policies and actions of the Israeli government, making confessions and slip-ups unnecessary to prove their intentions. Additionally, the conversation touches upon the ongoing displacement and dispossession of Palestinians, asserting that the catastrophe, known as the nakba, did not begin or end in 1948.

    • The Nakba: Israel's Displacement of PalestiniansThe ongoing displacement of Palestinians by the Israeli regime, known as the Nakba, has caused immense suffering and injustice, with atrocities committed and villages destroyed, resulting in the near total destruction of Palestinian society.

      The establishment of Israel and the ongoing displacement of Palestinians have led to immense suffering and injustice. The Zionist paramilitaries, which later became the Israeli defense forces, committed atrocities and massacres, resulting in the destruction of over 500 villages and the death of over 15,000 people. Palestinians were forced to flee their homes, leading to the near total destruction of their society. This ongoing oppression, referred to as the nakba, is still happening today, with people losing their homes and being expelled from their land. The Israeli regime's claim to historical rights is a distraction, as no one has the right to slaughter people, displace them, and continue to live in their homes without shame or reflection.

    • Beyond Religion: Unveiling the Human Rights Crisis in PalestineThe focus on the Palestinian situation goes beyond religion, shedding light on the systematic human rights violations and injustices faced by Palestinians, and emphasizing the importance of resistance for a better future.

      The situation in Palestine cannot be reduced to a mere religious conflict. It is essential to acknowledge the human rights violations and injustices that are systematically occurring in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The conversation emphasizes that nobody has the right to oppress and confine an entire population, denying them freedom of movement, access to basic resources, and dignity. The focus here is on the policies, laws, and actions that perpetuate these injustices, rather than individual feelings or beliefs. While anger may exist, it serves as fuel for action and resistance against the oppressive forces. By understanding the reality of the situation and refusing to bow down, the new generation of Palestinians strives for a better future.

    • Understanding the Difference between Anti-Zionism and Anti-SemitismCriticizing Israeli policies is not the same as hating Jewish people; it is essential to differentiate between political ideologies and religious beliefs. We should focus on addressing ongoing colonialism and preventing diversion from real issues.

      There is a distinction between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism. While some may argue that opposing Zionism is equivalent to opposing the Jewish people, it is important to understand that Zionism is a political movement, not a religion. Criticizing the policies and actions of the Israeli state does not equate to hating or discriminating against Jewish individuals. It is crucial to differentiate between religious beliefs and political ideologies. Additionally, the conversation highlights the need to focus on the ongoing colonialism happening in Palestine, where people are being displaced, homes are being taken away, and innocent lives are being lost. The use of labels and smear campaigns to silence opposition should be opposed, as they divert attention from the real issues at hand.

    • Challenging Perceptions and Defending Palestinian ResistanceMohammed El-Kurd criticizes anti-Semitism, advocates for Palestinian rights, questions the definition of terrorism, and emphasizes the need to fight for justice through multiple means.

      Mohammed El-Kurd expresses his disapproval of anti-Semitism and acknowledges the historical persecution of Jewish people. He defends his use of analogies and tweets, explaining that he was expressing frustration with the actions taken against Palestinians by Israeli soldiers, policemen, and settlers in their neighborhood. El-Kurd highlights the exceptionality Palestinians face, as they are not allowed to use peaceful or armed resistance and are criticized for expressing their frustration. He challenges the definition of terrorism and questions who has the power to define it. El-Kurd also mentions the double standards present in how violence is perceived and portrayed. While he believes that violence has been effective in certain cases of protest and resistance, he emphasizes the importance of fighting on all fronts.

    • The multifaceted approach to achieving peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians.Recognition, return, and redistribution are essential for justice and peace. The conversation reveals the need for equal treatment of Palestinians to achieve a peaceful resolution.

      There is a need for a multifaceted approach to bring about change and peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians. Violence alone is not seen as an effective method by the Palestinian people, as they have historically turned the other cheek and seen little progress. The obstacles to peaceful coexistence include the occupation, policies, siege, asymmetry of the judiciary, and the need to dismantle the whole system. Recognition, return, and redistribution are essential for justice and peace. Palestinians advocate for the right to return to their homes and the restoration of land that was taken from them. The existence of a nine-meter high cement wall has also torn apart Palestinian families and their livelihoods. The conversation reveals the need for recognition and equal treatment of Palestinians to achieve a peaceful resolution.

    • Challenges and Barriers Faced by the Palestinian PeopleDespite facing numerous obstacles and hardships, the Palestinian people have managed to maintain their national identity for 70 years, highlighting the futility of violence and the interconnectedness of Palestinian cities. The recent invasion of Janine by the Israeli army further magnifies their ongoing suffering.

      The Palestinian people face numerous challenges and obstacles due to colonial barriers imposed on them. These barriers include police negligence, land confiscation, walls with security guards and cameras, and restricted movement within the West Bank. Additionally, the Palestinian people living in open-air prisons lack access to clean water, supplies, good food, and healthcare. Despite these hardships, the Palestinian people have maintained their national identity for 70 years, which is incredibly impressive. It is clear that violence and crackdowns on refugee camps only lead to more violence. The conversation also highlights the interconnectedness of Palestinian cities and the displacement that has occurred over generations. The recent invasion of Janine by the Israeli army further emphasizes the ongoing suffering and exile endured by the Palestinian people.

    • The Palestinian Struggle: Root Causes and Ongoing ViolenceUnderstanding the deep sense of survival behind Palestinian actions is crucial in addressing the ongoing violence, which stems from the illegal occupation and must be the focus of a peaceful resolution.

      The Palestinian people face ongoing challenges and suffering due to the Israeli occupation. The Jeanine camp and surrounding areas have been the source of numerous attacks on Israelis, resulting in deaths on both sides. While some may argue that Palestinians are arming themselves out of a desire for violence, it is crucial to understand that their actions stem from a deep sense of survival. Palestinians endure excruciating circumstances, including land seizures and restricted movement, all under illegal occupation. The double standard and glorification of violence in media coverage further exacerbate the situation. It is essential to recognize the root cause of the violence, which is the occupation itself. Only through addressing this fundamental issue can a path towards a peaceful resolution be found.

    • Understanding the underlying factors and misconceptions in the Hamas-Israel conflict.Recognize the root causes of violence and challenge stereotypes, advocating for fair treatment and equal humanity for the Palestinian people.

      There are deeper underlying factors behind the violence between Hamas and Israel. It is important to recognize that Hamas firing rockets into Israel is not unprovoked, but rather a response to the dire conditions they live in, such as being trapped in a densely populated enclave with limited access to basic rights and resources. The conversation also highlights the effects of racism and stereotypes that perpetuate a skewed narrative about Palestinians, portraying them as violent terrorists. It is crucial to understand that the Palestinian people are not inherently violent, but rather individuals who deserve to enjoy a full spectrum of humanity. Additionally, both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas may not always prioritize the best interests of their people, as maintaining power becomes a driving force in their actions.

    • Moving Beyond Borders and Power HierarchiesMohammed El-Kurd envisions a world without violence, war, and oppressive systems. He advocates for the return of refugees, land redistribution, and recognition of past injustices as necessary steps towards progress.

      Mohammed El-Kurd envisions a world that goes beyond the concept of nation-states and power hierarchies, one that transcends borders and does not require militaries, prisons, walls, or racist laws. While violence and the hunger for power may be intrinsic to human nature, El-Kurd believes that there is a way to move beyond them and hopes for a world without war. In terms of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, El-Kurd does not see a two-state solution as fair to all the people affected, but believes that refugees need to return, land needs to be given back, wealth needs to be redistributed, and recognition of the Nakba (catastrophe) needs to happen for any progress to be made. The actions and policies on the ground speak for themselves, regardless of flowery language about peace and coexistence.

    • The complex tension between Israel's security and its impact on Palestinians.It is crucial to consider multiple perspectives and question the narratives surrounding Israel's security, as the actions taken can have significant consequences on the lives of Palestinians.

      There is a complex tension between the perceived security of Israel and the impact it has on the Palestinian population. While Israel emphasizes its need for security due to the threat of terrorism and potential nuclear weapons, there are concerns about the disproportionate measures taken and the impact on Palestinian lives. The conversation touches upon the Israeli government's use of the existential threat narrative to expand its military power and control over the region. However, there is also a realization that the Palestinians themselves face real insecurities, such as limited institutional support, cyber security, and healthcare. The conversation highlights the importance of considering multiple perspectives and questioning the narratives surrounding Israel's security and the actions taken in its name.

    • Advocating for Justice and Freedom for PalestiniansMohammed El-Kurd prioritizes addressing injustices faced by Palestinians, advocating for their rights, safety, and the return of homes and lands, while criticizing Israeli institutions for their actions and lack of accountability.

      Mohammed El-Kurd is primarily concerned with addressing and ending the injustices and atrocities faced by Palestinians, rather than fixating on the fate of the settlers or the future of Israel. He wants an end to ethnic cleansing and a return of Palestinian homes and lands, while also advocating for the rights and safety of Palestinians, particularly refugees and prisoners. El-Kurd emphasizes the importance of basic freedoms, such as a little boy being able to jog around Jerusalem without fear of harm. He acknowledges that Israelis can have their own state but emphasizes that it should not come at the expense of Palestinians or perpetuate a system of Jewish supremacy. El-Kurd also criticizes the Israeli military, police, and courts for their actions and lack of accountability.

    • Lack of Diversity and Inclusivity in Israeli Politics Limits Peaceful CoexistenceThe history of Palestine and Jerusalem shows a harmonious coexistence, but this has been disrupted by European settlers. A more inclusive approach is needed to achieve peace in the region.

      There is a lack of diversity on the Israeli political spectrum, which limits the vision for a peaceful coexistence in Jerusalem and the larger region. The Israeli Supreme court, often regarded as progressive, is actually seen as a conservative institution that makes decisions that dispossess villages, deny the release of Palestinians held without charge or trial, and uphold laws that prevent Palestinian couples from reuniting. The speaker believes that the history of Palestine and Jerusalem shows a diverse and harmonious coexistence of different religions and cultures, which was disrupted by European settlers who turned it into a religious conflict. The ongoing land registry process further raises concerns about property loss for Palestinians due to the refusal of Israeli courts to consider pre-state ownership documents. Overall, the conversation highlights the need for a more inclusive and equitable approach towards achieving peace in the region.

    • The Palestinian Struggle: Challenges and InequalitiesThe international community, especially the United States, plays a negative role in perpetuating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Public opinion and active support are crucial for justice and liberation for Palestine.

      The Palestinian struggle for justice and liberation is not only a fight against the Israeli regime, but also against the lack of support from the international community, specifically the United States. The speaker emphasizes the negative role played by the United States, perpetuating the ongoing conflict through military aid and political support for Israel. They highlight the vast amount of money provided in foreign aid, questioning the interest of American taxpayers in funding apartheid in another country. The conversation sheds light on the importance of public opinion, as shifting views among everyday Americans contrast with the politicians who prioritize a relationship with Israel over the needs of their own districts. The discussion also touches on the legacy of Ghassan Kanafani, a Palestinian writer who played a significant role in shaping political consciousness and inspiring future generations. Overall, the conversation highlights the need for greater international awareness and active support for the Palestinian cause.

    • The Power of Words: Advocating for Palestinian LiberationUsing words as a tool for freedom and resistance, Palestinians face challenges from local reactionary leadership, normalization deals, and the legitimacy of unelected governments involved in the Abrahamic Accords, highlighting the need for continued resistance and advocating for justice and freedom.

      Words have the power to shape culture and public opinion, and they can be used as a tool for freedom and resistance. The late writer, Hassan Kanafani, emphasized the importance of using words in the struggle for Palestinian liberation. However, the conversation also highlights the challenges faced by Palestinians in the face of local reactionary leadership, the normalization deals with Israel, and the imperial Zionist regime. The Abrahamic Accords, often portrayed as religious reconciliation, are actually driven by arms deals and economic interests. Furthermore, the conversation raises questions about the legitimacy of these agreements, as they are made by unelected governments that do not represent the will of the people. Overall, the conversation emphasizes the need for continued resistance and the use of words to advocate for justice and freedom.

    • The Power of Literature and Culture in Shaping Public Opinion and Policy ChangeMohammed's use of literature and culture challenges negative stereotypes of Palestinians and highlights the need for political education in the diaspora, while poetry offers a source of hope and self-expression.

      Literature and culture have the power to change public opinion and narratives, which in turn can affect policy and material change. Mohammed recognizes the responsibility he has as a writer and the privilege of having a voice and platform. By defining himself and representing his own experiences, he aims to challenge the negative definitions of Palestinians that have been perpetuated over the years. Additionally, Mohammed believes that the United States provides an opportunity for greater leverage and impact, as there is a growing reckoning among the American public regarding their tax money and politicians' investments. He also emphasizes the importance of political education for Palestinians in the diaspora, especially in the English language. Poetry, for Mohammed, has been a source of hope and inspiration, allowing him to express himself freely in the face of exclusion from mainstream spaces.

    • The power of poetry in conveying complex ideas and its ability to extend beyond its medium.Poetry can effectively communicate the impact of bureaucratic laws, and the use of poetic elements in various forms of expression can provide deeper understanding.

      Poetry can serve as a powerful tool to convey complex ideas and emotions in a simple and impactful way. The example of the poem "God as a Refugee" highlights how poetry can effectively communicate the impact of bureaucratic and complicated laws on everyday Palestinians. It captures the essence of what these laws mean to the landowners, farmers, and the Palestinian people as a whole. Additionally, the conversation emphasizes that poetry's power of words can extend beyond just the medium of poetry itself. Whether it's writing novels or even tweeting, the ability to convey messages with poetic elements can be influential in various forms of expression. Moreover, humor plays a significant role in confronting tragedy and adversity, providing a unique perspective and allowing for deeper understanding. Through his upcoming memoir, Mohammed El-Kurd aims to document the experiences of his neighborhood and other threatened communities with dignity, rejecting the notion of being polite in their suffering.

    • The Power of Humor and Coping Mechanisms in Vulnerable SituationsPalestinian writers face challenges in conveying nuance and deeper ideas due to the limitations of the news cycle and language barriers, hindering their ability to move beyond activism and journalism.

      The use of humor and coping mechanisms helps individuals in vulnerable situations find strength and power within themselves. Mohammed El-Kurd shares how his aunt's obsession with cleanliness and his teasing about leaving the dishes dirty were absurd ways to cope with their harrowing reality. He also discusses the public framing of Palestinians as powerless victims, denying their joy and the ability to find beauty in their lives. As a writer, El-Kurd faces difficulty in focusing on timeless messages due to the relentless news cycle of the occupation. In English, he is limited to providing facts and figures to assert the existence of Palestinians, while in Arabic, he can delve into philosophy and complexity. This conversation highlights the struggle of Palestinian writers to move beyond activism and journalism and explore nuance and deeper ideas.

    • Flawed and Biased Media Coverage of Israel and PalestineDespite biased reporting, Palestinians remain resilient in their pursuit of justice and hold onto hope, finding joy in the simple pleasures and unapologetic spirit of their people.

      The media's coverage of Israel and Palestine is deeply flawed and biased. It fails to mention key facts, such as the occupation of Palestinian towns or the illegality of settlements. Instead, it often relies on quotes and perspectives solely from Israeli officials, while only interviewing Palestinians when they have been victims of violence. This biased reporting perpetuates negative associations with Palestinians and undermines their struggle for justice. Furthermore, censorship and limitations on discussing Palestine are prevalent within journalism. Despite these challenges, Palestinians like Mohammed El-Kurd find strength in their obligation to shed light on the truth. They draw hope from history, knowing that injustices cannot persist indefinitely, and believe in the inevitability of justice. Despite the hardships faced, Palestinians cherish their homeland, finding joy in the simple pleasures and the unapologetic spirit of their people.

    • Palestinians refusing to give up, persisting through prejudice and persecution, demonstrating resilience and determination in the face of adversity.Palestinians show immense strength and perseverance in the midst of conflict, refusing to be defeated by external forces and embracing moments of joy as acts of defiance.

      The Palestinian people refuse to let external forces break their spirits. Despite facing prejudice and persecution, they continue to live their lives with resilience and determination. Contrary to misconceptions, Palestinian culture does not glorify death or celebrate loss, but rather uses moments of joy and celebration as a defiant way of saying, "You have not defeated us." This resilience is evident not only in times of conflict, but also in their approach to imprisonment and the destruction of their homes. Palestinians understand that these systems were designed to crush their spirits, yet they persist in pursuing education, finding ways to participate in society, and rebuilding what has been destroyed. Their unwavering stubbornness is a testament to their love of life and freedom.

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    Kevin Spacey is a two-time Oscar-winning actor, who starred in Se7en, the Usual Suspects, American Beauty, and House of Cards, creating haunting performances of characters who often embody the dark side of human nature. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get $350 off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Kevin's X: https://x.com/KevinSpacey Kevin's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevinspacey Kevin's YouTube: https://youtube.com/kevinspacey Kevin's Website: https://kevinspacey.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 (10:14) - Seven (13:54) - David Fincher (21:46) - Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman (27:15) - Acting (35:40) - Improve (44:24) - Al Pacino (48:07) - Jack Lemmon (57:25) - American Beauty (1:17:34) - Mortality (1:20:22) - Allegations (1:38:19) - House of Cards (1:56:55) - Jack Nicholson (1:59:57) - Mike Nichols (2:05:30) - Christopher Walken (2:12:38) - Father (2:21:30) - Future
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    #431 – Roman Yampolskiy: Dangers of Superintelligent AI

    #431 – Roman Yampolskiy: Dangers of Superintelligent AI
    Roman Yampolskiy is an AI safety researcher and author of a new book titled AI: Unexplainable, Unpredictable, Uncontrollable. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Yahoo Finance: https://yahoofinance.com - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get $350 off EPISODE LINKS: Roman's X: https://twitter.com/romanyam Roman's Website: http://cecs.louisville.edu/ry Roman's AI book: https://amzn.to/4aFZuPb 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 (09:12) - Existential risk of AGI (15:25) - Ikigai risk (23:37) - Suffering risk (27:12) - Timeline to AGI (31:44) - AGI turing test (37:06) - Yann LeCun and open source AI (49:58) - AI control (52:26) - Social engineering (54:59) - Fearmongering (1:04:49) - AI deception (1:11:23) - Verification (1:18:22) - Self-improving AI (1:30:34) - Pausing AI development (1:36:51) - AI Safety (1:46:35) - Current AI (1:51:58) - Simulation (1:59:16) - Aliens (2:00:50) - Human mind (2:07:10) - Neuralink (2:16:15) - Hope for the future (2:20:11) - Meaning of life
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    #430 – Charan Ranganath: Human Memory, Imagination, Deja Vu, and False Memories

    #430 – Charan Ranganath: Human Memory, Imagination, Deja Vu, and False Memories
    Charan Ranganath is a psychologist and neuroscientist at UC Davis, specializing in human memory. He is the author of a new book titled Why We Remember. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Riverside: https://creators.riverside.fm/LEX and use code LEX to get 30% off - ZipRecruiter: https://ziprecruiter.com/lex - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/charan-ranganath-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Charan's X: https://x.com/CharanRanganath Charan's Instagram: https://instagram.com/thememorydoc Charan's Website: https://charanranganath.com Why We Remember (book): https://amzn.to/3WzUF6x Charan's Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ptWkt1wAAAAJ Dynamic Memory Lab: https://dml.ucdavis.edu/ 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 (10:18) - Experiencing self vs remembering self (23:59) - Creating memories (33:31) - Why we forget (41:08) - Training memory (51:37) - Memory hacks (1:03:26) - Imagination vs memory (1:12:44) - Memory competitions (1:22:33) - Science of memory (1:37:48) - Discoveries (1:48:52) - Deja vu (1:54:09) - False memories (2:14:14) - False confessions (2:18:00) - Heartbreak (2:25:34) - Nature of time (2:33:15) - Brain–computer interface (BCI) (2:47:19) - AI and memory (2:57:33) - ADHD (3:04:30) - Music (3:14:15) - Human mind
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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
    Lex Fridman Podcast
    enMay 15, 2024

    #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

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