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Naval on wealth, investing, startups, tech and life. Founder of AngelList, investor in Uber and hundreds more, author of Venture Hacks and Startupboy.
Is the Universe Discrete or...
Quantum theory and relativity disagree
Be skeptical of absolute certainty
The subject matter is not
Proofs are not certainties
We can keep on making progress
They should make risky and narrow predictions
They’re not derived from looking at the past
Knowledge is in the observer, not the observed
The laws of physics can’t predict the future
A different vision of the place of people in the universe
Progress is inevitable as long as we have good explanations
A collection of all my episodes on happiness
Many claim to read, but very few understand
We can understand anything that can be understood
Take no one’s word for it
The rare book that expanded my repertoire of reasoning
“Believe in science” is an oxymoron
Innovation is the parent of prosperity
Innovation is the child of freedom
A preview of our other podcast
Discovering the truth can change you where self-improvement fails
Even smart people go along with society’s lies
Wise people are quiet.
Peace is happiness at rest. Transcript: http://nav.al/peace-motion
The mind should be a servant, not a master
Addiction holds together artificial relationships and fake activities
Pursuing pleasure for its own sake creates addiction
Happy people make better decisions
A peaceful mind makes better decisions
You can increase your happiness without losing your drive
Happiness is returning to a state where nothing is missing
You’re not stuck at your current level of happiness
Happiness is more like poetry than algorithms
It's easier to fulfill your material desires than to renounce them
This podcast is a practical philosophy of health, wealth and happiness
Every interview on “How to Get Rich”
Externalities let you account for the true cost of products by including hidden costs like environmental damage.
What future income is worth today by applying a discount to its future value.
A lot of people are willing to pay more than what companies charge.
Charge people for extras based on their propensity to pay.
Life gets a lot easier when you know someone’s got your back.
Improve your leverage in negotiations by turning short-term relationships into long-term ones.
People who can’t communicate can cooperate by anticipating the other person’s actions.
Don't ruin your reputation or get wiped to zero.
If you think and act like an owner, it’s only a matter of time until you become an owner.
Envy can give you a powerful boost, or it can eat you alive if you let it follow you.
If you cut fair deals, you will get paid in the long run.
The goal is that we are eventually wealthy and working for ourselves.
Misunderstanding accountability, and other mistakes on the path to creating wealth.