Author Archives: Lex Fridman

#203 – Anya Fernald: Regenerative Farming and the Art of Cooking Meat

Anya Fernald is the co-founder of Belcampo farms, chef, and regenerative agriculture expert. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(09:04) – Cooking is an art and a service
(10:43) – Food is health
(12:45) – Anticipation makes food taste better
(14:36) – Lex on breaking the 72 hour fast
(18:47) – Falling in love with cooking
(20:28) – Alienation during the diet
(23:09) – Cooking advice for minimalists
(29:14) – Complexity of coconut oil
(32:35) – Anya’s favorite meal
(39:17) – Sources of heat
(41:46) – Why do people freak out about barbecue
(44:58) – Does the origin of the meat itself make a difference?
(47:06) – What is regenerative farming?
(51:16) – AI will be a better farmer than humans
(55:17) – Carbon negative farming is possible right now
(57:04) – Certified Humane
(1:00:34) – Evolutionary diet of animals
(1:03:17) – Neuralink can help us understand animals
(1:07:13) – All grass-fed meat made the same?
(1:11:57) – Health benefits of grass-fed beef
(1:16:29) – What does it take to be a woman CEO of a meat company?
(1:23:57) – Making cheese for Italian mafia
(1:27:56) – How to judge a good meal?
(1:29:58) – The best meal in the world
(1:37:48) – Anya played oboe in the Sicily municipal band
(1:39:23) – Hunting has inspired regenerative farming
(1:44:07) – Meaning of life
(1:45:27) – Advice for young people: grow through discomfort

#202 – Rick Doblin: Psychedelics

Rick Doblin is a psychedelics researcher and the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:54) – Introduction to psychedelics
(11:09) – Psychedelics reveals the inner depths of humans
(23:43) – Differences between psychedelics
(31:08) – The future of psychedelics
(39:52) – Epigenetics
(45:49) – DMT
(53:16) – Ego dissolution
(56:33) – One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
(59:32) – Psychedelics and Creativity
(1:03:25) – MKUltra and the Grateful Dead
(1:08:04) – Ted Kaczynski
(1:13:46) – Timothy Leary
(1:21:10) – Good Friday Experiment
(1:25:46) – Forming of MAPS
(1:37:01) – Gaining access to psychedelics
(1:45:30) – MDMA Medical Trials
(2:17:00) – Clinical Trials for other substances
(2:21:43) – Future of society with psychedelics
(2:26:13) – Big Pharma
(2:32:32) – Advice for the younger generations
(2:38:17) – Meaning of life

#201 – Konstantin Batygin: Planet 9 and the Edge of Our Solar System

Konstantin Batygin is a planetary astrophysicist at Caltech. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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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
(07:17) – Overview of our Solar System
(22:14) – What is the Oort Cloud?
(27:10) – Life in the interstellar medium
(28:42) – Are there aliens out there?
(31:22) – How unique is Earth?
(34:02) – Did Jupiter destroy early planets?
(40:16) – How hard is it to simulate the Universe?
(44:49) – Quantum mechanics in evolution of objects in the Solar system
(49:15) – Simulating the first formations around the Sun
(55:02) – Will it be possible to simulate the full history of the Solar System?
(57:23) – How far should we go with the simulation?
(59:43) – Increasing immersion in video games
(1:06:09) – What is Planet Nine?
(1:12:37) – The origin of life
(1:15:02) – Evidence of Planet Nine
(1:17:32) – Discovery of Neptune
(1:18:42) – When will we find Planet Nine?
(1:21:21) – Planet Nine throws rocks into the Kuiper Belt
(1:25:15) – Could Planet Nine be a primordial black hole?
(1:35:20) – Commercial space revolution boosts science and the human condition
(1:42:46) – Solving sex in space
(1:43:24) – Would humans evolve if we couldn’t see the stars?
(1:49:08) – Military funding and science
(1:53:11) – Is Oumuamua space junk from a distant alien civilization?
(2:06:33) – Wild ideas create the future
(2:14:22) – The perfect place to die
(2:16:03) – Greatest song of all time
(2:22:34) – Music enables science for Konstantin
(2:24:51) – Music practice tips for busy people
(2:28:41) – Memories of 1990s Russia
(2:35:14) – Advice for young people
(2:41:10) – Meaning of life

#200 – Michael Malice: Totalitarianism and Anarchy

Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(08:00) – Animal Farm
(11:02) – Emma Goldman
(14:07) – Albert Camus
(15:37) – How to be a hero in Nazi Germany
(22:43) – Camus on Existentialism vs Nihilism
(28:44) – Cynicism is a lie
(33:52) – Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union
(54:10) – Lex and Michael argue: can most people think on their own?
(1:05:48) – How Lex and Michael use Twitter
(1:15:11) – Life is beautiful
(1:18:13) – Returning to Ukraine
(1:20:07) – Michael is now an underwear model
(1:24:13) – The Anarchist Handbook
(1:25:59) – Tolstoy was an anarchist
(1:38:41) – Anarchy debate between Lex and Michael
(2:07:49) – Why Michael doesn’t vote
(2:25:04) – Austin and New York
(2:33:40) – Alex Jones

#199 – Roger Reaves: Smuggling Drugs for Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel

Roger Reaves is one of the most prolific drug smugglers in history. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(09:56) – Money
(12:17) – Pablo Escobar
(19:30) – Jorge Ochoa
(27:05) – First time
(31:51) – Landing an airplane on the highway
(34:41) – Barry Seal
(45:05) – Mena, Arkansas
(49:58) – Assassination of Barry Seal
(1:03:10) – American Made
(1:07:22) – Blow
(1:09:28) – Story of torture in a Mexican prison
(1:14:08) – Getting shot down
(1:27:51) – Prison
(1:41:34) – Reflections on a life of crime
(1:46:51) – Advice for young people
(1:49:49) – Love
(2:03:09) – Death
(2:05:55) – Meaning of life
(2:09:58) – Poem

#198 – Sara Walker: The Origin of Life on Earth and Alien Worlds

Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist interested in the origin of life. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:44) – Origin of life
(15:38) – Did aliens seed life on Earth?
(20:48) – What is life?
(32:27) – Cellular automata
(36:56) – The laws of physics may change with time
(46:41) – Nobel Prize for the origin of life
(52:01) – Is consciousness fundamental to the universe?
(1:03:19) – Life is the most deterministic part of physics
(1:05:54) – Free will
(1:14:11) – How to detect alien life
(1:28:48) – How many alien civilization are out there?
(1:35:32) – Shadow biosphere
(1:41:59) – UFO sightings
(1:45:35) – Exponential population growth of AI lifeforms
(1:52:42) – The role of death in life
(1:56:45) – Advice for young people
(2:02:31) – Meaning of life

#197 – Jocko Willink: War, Leadership, and Discipline

Jocko Willink is a retired Navy SEAL, co-author of Extreme Ownership, and host of Jocko Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(09:01) – The beauty and tragedy of war
(14:35) – Soviet Union in World War II
(20:54) – What makes a just war?
(34:30) – Jordan Peterson
(37:42) – Fear of death
(41:53) – Autonomous weapons systems
(53:28) – What makes a great leader?
(56:15) – Elon Musk – a leadership case study
(1:10:03) – Steve Jobs – a leadership case study
(1:20:16) – Sundar Pichai – a leadership case study
(1:27:15) – Young Jamie
(1:31:23) – Discipline
(1:34:15) – A day in the life of Jocko
(1:40:30) – Jiu Jitsu
(1:56:18) – Books

#196 – Yeonmi Park: North Korea

Yeonmi Park is a North Korean defector, human rights activist, and author of the book In Order to Live. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(09:20) – Growing up in North Korea
(14:45) – Animal Farm
(21:00) – Search for meaning
(25:48) – Love
(28:05) – Language
(32:28) – Yeonmi’s dad
(34:30) – Escaping North Korea
(39:47) – The world is ignoring the genocide in North Korea
(51:49) – Evil
(54:40) – Nuclear war
(55:30) – Marxist origins of North Korea
(1:00:43) – Famine
(1:05:30) – Kim Jong-un is pure evil
(1:12:06) – Freedom
(1:15:18) – Michael Malice
(1:18:57) – Diversity
(1:26:18) – Political correctness
(1:35:50) – Jordan Peterson
(1:40:01) – Michael Malice book on North Korea
(1:45:31) – Advice for young people
(1:48:33) – Facing assassination
(1:58:47) – Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
(2:01:20) – Meaning of life

#195 – Clara Sousa-Silva: Searching for Signs of Life on Venus and Other Planets

Clara Sousa-Silva is a quantum astrochemist at Harvard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:57) – Discovery of phosphine on Venus
(20:34) – Phosphine gas
(30:47) – Searching for molecular fingerprints
(41:44) – What does a quantum astrochemist do?
(56:48) – Spectroscopic networks
(1:01:13) – Biosignature gases
(1:04:06) – UFOs and aliens
(1:17:24) – Alien civilizations
(1:34:59) – Programming
(1:42:15) – Why science is beautiful
(1:46:07) – How to be productive
(1:56:27) – Books
(1:57:59) – Meaning of life

#194 – Bret Weinstein: Truth, Science, and Censorship in the Time of a Pandemic

Bret Weinstein is and evolutionary biologist, author, and co-host of the DarkHorse Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(09:04) – Why biology is beautiful
(16:38) – Boston Dynamics
(20:02) – Being self-critical
(30:09) – Theory of close calls
(38:46) – Lab leak hypothesis
(1:12:41) – Joe Rogan
(1:21:50) – Censorship
(1:58:40) – Vaccines
(2:12:26) – The paper on mice with long telomeres
(2:40:09) – Martyrdom
(2:48:54) – Eric Weinstein
(2:58:13) – Monogamy
(3:10:31) – Advice for young people
(3:17:16) – Meaning of life