From the New World
From the New World
Dwarkesh Patel: Desire and Innovation

Dwarkesh Patel: Desire and Innovation

Effective Altruism, Stagnation, Podcasting, and Prodigies

Dwarkesh Patel is the host of The Lunar Society podcast and writes The Lunar Society newsletter.

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8:00 childhood

15:00 administrative state

25:00 prodigies

35:00 art and digitization

53:00 Economic progress

56:00 Talent

1:19:00 Curtis Yarvin

1:32:00 Podcasting

1:47:00 Effective Altruism