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🎙Crypto, AI, and Techno-optimism with Liron Shapira

David speaks with Liron Shapira, Founder&CEO of, a relationship coaching service with over 100,000 clients. Liron is a technologist, rationalist, and serial entrepreneur, whose skeptical takes about crypto and other bloated startups on have been read over a million times. If you wanted an...

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How To Change the World by Simply Existing

Everyone you have heard of, seen, or encountered was a data point that shaped your understanding of the world. They taught you about the possible states of human existence. The homeless man on the street, the waiter in the restaurant, the celebrity on television, and the athlete in the stadium....

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The Power of Reframing: How a Change in Narrative Transformed My Life

In the scale of the universe, a lot of the things we worry about seem meaningless. The same could be said of our innovations. It is statistically improbable that you will experience any events of magnitude in the scale of the universe during the span of a single human life....

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Play Asymmetric Games

Linear games get linear results. In order to win a linear game, you need to move the needle. You must increase your input for your output to change. Earning money is a linear game. You need to work to earn every additional dollar. Making money, however, is different. When you...

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The Power of Information Control

Slavery in the United States was abolished in 1865. Unfortunately, "abolished” doesn’t mean it ended. You may be familiar with the Jim Crow laws that kept the spirit of injustice alive in the South well into the 20th century. But you might be surprised to learn that there were...

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