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Naval on Smash Notes

Naval podcast.

December 31, 2019

Naval on wealth creation. On Twitter at @naval.

Episodes with Smash Notes

‘Knowledge’ is just our best guess at the time

David Deutsch’s theory is centered around good explanations

A collection of all our episodes on The Beginning of Infinity.

Pessimism is self-fulfilling

But it ignores all the ways we’ve innovated our way out of previous traps

It’s harder to guess how life might improve

The door is always open for new ideas

General relativity vs. Newtonian mechanics is a recent example

Even the best get left behind

The best theories come from your imagination, not extrapolation

The prediction comes after the explanation