Theories of Everything with Curt Jaimungal
Luis Elizondo on Biological UFO Samples, Remote Viewing, and explaining ”Somber” #UFOamnesty

Luis Elizondo on Biological UFO Samples, Remote Viewing, and explaining ”Somber” #UFOamnesty

October 20, 2021

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LINKS MENTIONED:

-That UFO Podcast with Dan and Andy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHw9Lru3EcpRQyM7AI5TlmA

-Truthseeker's podcast: https://www.youtube.com/c/Truthseekershow

-Super Chat link: COMING

-Luis Elizondo podcast (Part 1): https://www.youtu.be/aAmFlLfsZKM

-Kevin Knuth podcast: https://youtu.be/atntnU_baHc

-Ross Coulthart podcast: https://youtu.be/JM3kxeU_oDE

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-Anjali's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnjaliOnGaia

TIMESTAMPS:

00:00:00 Introduction

00:04:13 What's been keeping Lue busy?

00:10:03 Shape shifting / mimicking aliens 

00:13:36 Orbs and UFOs... Are they drones? Are they all around us, cloaked?

00:17:07 Tom Delonge on orbs and CE5

00:19:19 [Stephanie Highfil] Breadcrumbs being dropped by the gov't. We put the pieces together

00:22:20 [Ross Coulthart] Were you told what NOT to say, after you left AATIP?

00:26:25 The reason certain authorities don't want you the truth about UFOs (forbidden truths)

00:32:23 How long have aliens / UAPs been here? Decades? Centuries? 10,000s of years?

00:45:39 Other sources of evidence (biology, the moon, etc.)

00:48:47 [Terry] What evidence is there that these are "craft"?

00:51:14 Compelling photos that show occupants in the UFOs exist

00:52:37 [James] Truth and reconciliation / change.org petition

00:57:45 [Dan Zetterstrom] High strangeness and the hitch hiker effect

01:06:12 [Scott Larkin] The Adam and Eve event

01:07:34 [Someone] AAWSAP vs AATIP and Lue's involvement in each

01:09:59 Remote viewing and Lue Elizondo

01:11:25 [Aawaf] Disclosure and engagement with UFOs

01:12:45 Transmedium (can UFOs travel through rock / solid material?)

01:16:28 [Alien Alcoholic] Biological material has been collected

01:17:06 [Senzubean] Warp Drives without motion, as craft mechanism

01:17:56 [Steve Cambian] Why not release tax forms to prove your role at AATIP?

01:21:32 Anjali, and bringing certain people to hear UFO communications directly

01:24:13 [Ina Eder] How to prepare ourselves for a post-disclosure world?

01:27:50 Greer, and clarifying Lue's "somber" comment

01:37:46 On Neil Degrasse Tyson and anti-disparagement toward skeptics

01:44:20 "Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence"... Curt doesn't buy it.

01:47:48 [rooterRoter] Idealist vs Materialist

01:52:45 Lue asks Curt why he's interested in this subject

01:56:11 Lue's question to the audience (enthymemes)

02:04:38 [DIYCraftq] Alien abduction experiences

02:07:45 [Hicko] Cattle mutilations (why not other animals?)

02:13:16 [S R] Zimmernacht

02:13:56 [Stojin Carlusick] Allies of Humanity

02:14:23 [Matt] What questions SHOULD we be asking?

02:15:47 More reasons why certain people don't want disclosure

02:21:39 The pale blue dot, and what matters

02:29:22 Does the gov't think it knows what UFOs are?

02:30:48 Limitations of language and telepathy

02:31:30 [Kevin Lansdowne] Cryptoterrestrials

02:32:21 [Umixx] Project Crystal Knight / Project Serpo

02:32:47 [Matt Wood] How many "holy s**t" moments did Lue have while investigating?

02:33:44 [Gus_Baja] If he’s under NDA; how will his book be "new"?

02:36:19 [Wally Laperty] Men in black, confuscating UFO material / intimidating witnesses

02:40:31 Curt speaks to the audience

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Les Stroud on Bigfoot, Orbs, Filmmaking, and Creativity

Les Stroud on Bigfoot, Orbs, Filmmaking, and Creativity

October 9, 2021

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00:00:00 Introduction 00:03:13 Bigfoot and Survivorman series inception 00:07:19 Similarities of investigating UFOs to investigating Bigfoot (Curt owes Les) 00:08:46 Les' poor upbringing in a drug ridden neighborhood 00:12:48 The trappings of fame and being treated like a monkey 00:15:16 What drives Les' output? Is it pure "creativity"? 00:17:27 The peace in not mattering 00:18:51 Altered states 00:21:19 It's okay to be a multitasker 00:22:06 Wim Hoff method 00:23:52 Elements of filmmaking that were purposefully NOT included in Survivorman 00:27:12 People stealing Les' style (Bear Grylls, etc.) 00:29:49 Ratio of filmed footage to what's edited in 00:31:12 What art has (largely) become 00:34:42 How meticulous filmmaking is 00:40:20 Techniques for making episodes engaging 00:44:24 Having permanent mild existential crises (and Les' relation to TOE) 00:49:57 Is anything separate from God? 00:54:51 Bigfoot and consciousness 00:58:08 Les' Bigfoot experience with orbs 01:03:53 Interacting telepathically with Bigfoot 01:05:56 Never before told story about a being speaking to Les 01:09:09 Orbs 01:11:20 UFOs and Bigfoot (story by Les) 01:16:14 Alien intentions, evil, good, and love overcoming in the end 01:18:27 [Crepitus s] Has Les ever considered doing an urban survival show? 01:19:34 [Boukm3n] Limits. I would like to ask him about pushing personal limits. Doing hard things is tough, but controlling the mind is tougher. How has survival shifted his mindset? 01:21:05 [Paul V] When times are hardest what gives you the strength to carry on? 01:21:53 [@StanAlister] Wim Hoff applied to harsh survival conditions 01:22:43 [James McKevitt] Any long term damage from the extreme survival outings? 01:23:41 [Jimi Lee] The great reset 01:25:41 [Some Guy] Being comfortable alone is the most important skill? 01:27:15 [Phillip Wareham] Prepping, especially for climate change and EMP / solar storms? 01:29:42 Will Les do a "survival" online course? 01:30:44 [Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Comacho] Bigfoot being interdimensional and low tech? 01:31:29 Lost time while camping

Jonathan Blow on Consciousness, Video Game Design, True Art vs. False, and Free Will

Jonathan Blow on Consciousness, Video Game Design, True Art vs. False, and Free Will

September 27, 2021

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/80f47smhYEI

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LINKS MENTIONED:
-Jon's talk on video game ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCVVLAs9mJU
-Jon's talk on motivation and burnout:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7kh8pNRWOo
-Iain McGilchrist interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-SgOwc6Pe4
-Rupert Spira interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocP6JSyicY0

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TIMESTAMPS:
00:00:00 Introduction
00:02:46 Jon recounting people using him for clicks
00:05:53 Too many wannabe gurus, and not enough instruction in our culture
00:08:00 Curt's mainupulation of the "formal" aspects of film is owed to Jonathan
00:09:34 The goal of understanding the universe (what does that mean?)
00:17:23 How understanding oneself is related to understanding the universe
00:19:41 Limits of language and "truth"
00:25:10 Video game design and building one's own TOE
00:33:22 Examples of what works and doesn't in game design for Braid's aesthetics
00:44:03 Game mechanics vs the "theme"
00:54:29 Not being able to explain true art
00:56:06 True art vs. "propaganda"
01:04:01 Dislike of contemporary art
01:12:06 Jon on video game reviews (and discussions on art, in general)
01:32:32 Specifics on how Jon does video game design
01:42:02 Rupert Spira in The Witness
01:47:08 Original ideas are difficult
01:49:34 Meditation and life long insights from single moments
02:00:20 Materialism vs. qualia vs. stories vs. models
02:06:25 Wolfram's physics model
02:09:21 Free Will is too "simple"
02:16:12 Super Bunyhop's and Joseph Anderson's review of The Witness
02:16:39 Dunkey?
02:16:45 VR is interesting but not for immersion
02:22:54 Stanley Parable
02:23:36 OpenAI applied to video games
02:26:00 Unreal Engine 5, hype?
02:31:24 [ForceField] On Henri Bergson
02:32:49 [stef] How do you achieve subconscious artistic expression in game making
02:34:41 [Steven Brent] Videos games better than other mediums for certain emotional expressions?
02:36:45 [Pooja Soni] Video games and helping mental illnesses / adjunct to therapy
02:40:27 [James R] Mind uploading
02:43:31 [Tom] Analytic / rational vs. intuitive / supra-rational 
02:45:34 [Chris Merola] Stephen's Sausage Roll is one of the best puzzle games
02:48:42 [championchap] Having aphantasia and designing games
02:49:50 [Brian Mauch] Ask why the industry has gone to "shit"?
02:51:41 [James Jones] On Neuralink
02:53:37 [Johannes Norrbacka] Jai and opinion on other data-oriented languages
02:56:33 [Lara Lebeu] What connects him to non-duality teachers? (because of the Rupert Spira video in The Witness)
02:59:35 We're at a stagnation point in society
03:04:00 [Mr. K] "Yeah: wtf is Kojima working on lol"
03:04:16 [ZenoEvil - Meaning Machines] Why hasn't Braid's success led to copycats?
03:06:31 [Wes Lord] Getting over burnout and other motivational issues
03:08:45 [bc1n0] "Please beta access to Jai? Will pay $100 for access."
03:10:54 [Michael Bespalov] Hades' early access model
03:13:22 How does playtesting work? And how does Jon use it?
03:15:25 [Ivan] Thoughts on state of free speech in the world
03:21:07 Eric Weinstein, Peter Theil, and stagnation (again)
03:26:02 SCRUM? Kanban? What's the work process?
03:29:49 [Ruari VK] Why is it called 'The Witness'?

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Ross Coulthart on UFOs, Wilson Memo, SAFIRE Project, and Human Abductions #NASAtellthetruth

Ross Coulthart on UFOs, Wilson Memo, SAFIRE Project, and Human Abductions #NASAtellthetruth

September 24, 2021

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LINKS MENTIONED:
-In Plain Sight: https://www.amazon.com/Plain-Sight-Investigation-Impossible-Science/dp/B09B7ZJ9TP/ (not an affiliate link)
-ALGO's podcast (Amjad's): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9IfRw1QaTglRoX0sN11AQQ
-Tom Delonge / Brian Keating / Jim Semivan podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBSdg3nwxoo
-The UFO Podcast with Ross: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJpgwNkO7fY
-Truthseekers (Steve Cambian): https://www.youtube.com/c/Truthseekershow
-Luis Elizondo interview ("somber"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAmFlLfsZKM
-Project Unity podcast: https://www.youtube.com/c/ProjectUnity
-Red Panda Koala (Tom Delonge documentary): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvSbzThCfsiETLp3eOdVkNw
-NASA Footage (STS-48 Shuttle): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vVvEdPXOXg
-James Oberg's debunk: http://www.jamesoberg.com/sts48.html
-Ross Coulthart's documentary (UFO Phenomenon): https://youtu.be/sm6AL5lA4Zc

LINKS NOT MENTIONED BUT PERTINENT:
-Check out friend of the show (scientist on board with the Galileo Project), Prof. Brian Keating who has a new book out, Think Like a Nobel Prize Winner distilling his interviews with 9 Nobel Prize winners into actionable wisdom, tools, and life-hacks to release one's inner genius. Order it here https://amzn.to/2UPTxOI and tune into Brian’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/DrBrianKeating

THANK YOU:
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TIMESTAMPS:
00:00:00 Introduction
00:05:01 [AAAStarTrader] He has linked cattle mutilations to UAPs but what does he know about governments covering up similar human mutilations, potentially with special forces assistance?
00:09:15 [AlienAlcoholic] Have you heard about any facilities that house live alien entities?
00:09:27 Are certain alien types more harmful than others? Or more friendly?
00:14:57 [@StanAlister] Why with 3 billion smartphones are there still not many clear photos?
00:19:37 Has Ross had gov't officials threaten him / tap him?
00:25:02 On Jim Semivan suggesting that the gov't currently doesn't engage in disinformation
00:30:23 Why the media disparages the topic of UFOs
00:41:55 Tips on keeping your digital information from spying eyes
00:50:17 [@DavidBWriter] Collaborating with Leslie Kean and NYT
01:05:16 [William E] Corso's book "The Day After Roswell"
01:14:59 [Harry White] Has Ross seen orbs / UAPs / "summoners"?
01:18:04 [Poopdig] Wilson Memos... legit? Why?
01:39:38 [quantumcryogenics] Do you agree with Dr. Eric Davis that UFO experiences always always come with poltergeist effects?
01:40:04 [Dan Zetterstrom] Slide 9 and human mutilation
01:45:12 [AdministrativeFudge8] Haim Eshed
01:46:16 [Steve Cambian] What is the purpose of the infiltration in the UFO community by gov't officials?
01:51:24 Comments on Luis Elizondo's "somber" comment
02:07:54 Tom Delonge freaks Ross out
02:18:25 [William Edwards] Eric Davis and Hal Puthoff, and SAFIRE Project
02:21:50 What they found on the moon that the public doesn't know
02:26:39 On Salvatore Pais
02:38:42 [Dom Telonge] What was NOT included in the book because it was too incredible?
02:39:37 [Firaas Dilawar] Majestic 12
02:42:20 [Euphoric_Gur_4674] What can we do to keep the UFO story alive?
02:54:07 #NASAtellthetruth and how to get the gov't to release info
03:07:23 Ross' 7 steps for the UFO community

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[Special] Curt reads ”Is God A Taoist?” by Raymond Smullyan (with commentary)

[Special] Curt reads ”Is God A Taoist?” by Raymond Smullyan (with commentary)

September 21, 2021

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/P-jh6tRh3Jw

The late Raymond Smullyan was an American mathematician, logician, Taoist, and philosopher who's writings are beloved.

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LINKS MENTIONED: -Raymond Smullyan's book: amazon.com/Tao-Silent-Raymond-M-Smullyan/dp/0060674695/ (not an affiliate link) -Read along with the excerpt: https://www.mit.edu/people/dpolicar/writing/prose/text/godTaoist.html

THANK YOU: -Jacob Smullyan (Raymond's cousin) who cheered me on and gave me the go-ahead to record this, bringing the joy of Raymond's work to more people.

TIMESTAMPS: None.

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Leo Gura on Ego Death, God, Reality vs Dream, TOEs, and an ”Ask Me Anything”

Leo Gura on Ego Death, God, Reality vs Dream, TOEs, and an ”Ask Me Anything”

September 20, 2021

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/YspFR9JAq3w

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LINKS MENTIONED:
-Part 1 with Leo Gura (watch first): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-w8k4smC74
-Raymond Smullyan "Is God A Taoist" reading: COMING
-Chris Langan interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-bRM1kYuNA
-Frank Yang (questions): https://www.youtube.com/post/UgwC63Ol9xj3GyR3Ef94AaABCQ
-Tyler Goldstein's analysis of Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K52EW8SxJVw
-Fakery's analysis of Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOJ5cuguHNc
-Steve Scully's TOE: https://www.cascadinguniverse.org/
-Unreleased and unlisted Matthew Phillips interview: https://youtu.be/DTC6ZW4_VKk

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TIMESTAMPS:
00:00:00 Introduction
00:04:31 Reflections from Curt and Leo about the previous conversation
00:18:58 In non-dualism, why do some of the differences actually matter? Ex. Poison vs water.
00:26:14 Why can't we imagine into existence whatever we like?
00:31:39 This life is a precious gift
00:38:55 "Definition of God" is the reverse of the problem
00:42:51 Dream analogy breaks because the congruity of experience of "waking life" is vastly higher
00:52:11 What is "real" vs "imaginary"
00:56:14 How do you convince someone with words when it's experience we need?
01:06:51 Gödel and allowing contradictions -- how does one argue anything?
01:10:36 Fractal nature of reality
01:13:18 Is "science" the problem? A counter view
01:20:42 Santa Claus vs Chapstick (which is real?)
01:29:41 It's unlikely that the East is entirely correct -- what about the West?
01:38:26 Consciousness is "evolving" toward something
01:44:23 Daniel Schmachtenberger
01:48:04 Mind uploading
02:10:59 Curt surmises death is the emergent property, not life
02:12:36 Frank Yang and comparing psychedelics
02:14:24 Belief vs Perception
02:25:27 Being humble and skeptical can be an ego-trap
02:28:41 Connection between fear and truth
02:34:07 Satan is that which doesn't want to submit
02:50:36 How can God deceive God?
03:12:31 Jungian integration and God realization
03:17:20 Admitting your own lies
03:24:48 Temporality and sin / false
03:43:10 Isolating oneself as self-indulgence
03:49:28 If you truly thought *any* problem through, it would terrify you
03:53:24 Ego death
04:00:00 [Steve Scully] How do I get Leo or Curt (or anyone) to read my theory of everything?
04:11:12 How does Leo keep his head still
04:19:55 Spiritual bypassing
04:22:26 What's the point of God realization if everything is the way it is
04:25:22 Jesus and Buddha
04:29:30 [ric erfv] Thumbnail choice
04:30:21 How does Leo prepare the talk for his video? Is there an outline?
04:34:41 UFOs, CE5
04:42:08 [Fakery] What is intuition and how does one develop it?
04:44:34 [Fakery] Cultivating beauty and the arts / aesthetic taste
04:50:48 [Pedro Gorilla] Has Leo been in a state of psychedelic-induced psychosis? Advice?
04:54:18 [Sam Thompson] Comments on Gödel and epistemology and Chris Langan
04:58:19 Experiencing without language
05:01:13 [Sam Challis] Meditation vs Psychedelics
05:05:16 [Marian-Alexandru Pisica] Is it possible to bring the relative to the Absolute?
05:18:42 [Michael Wirth] Leo's thoughts on Ra Material
05:22:24 [Matt Aquino] Problem with Leo's theory
05:25:09 [MacGuffin] Is Leo "chill" to hang out with?
05:26:52 [leododgewiper] Leo's family taking psychedelics
05:27:36 [Noah Seip] Ask him what his first person experience of reality is at this moment
05:31:23 [Samuel Boucher] Narcissist trap of looking down on the lower levels of the spiral
05:37:09 Death penalty
05:43:49 [Park Avenue] Leo's parents and upbringing
05:47:54 [Emir Çökekoğlu] "I can't find motivation to improve my quality of life at the material / dual level..."
05:56:55 Leo's role on Bioshock Infinite as a designer
06:05:55 Leo's greatest "vice"
06:10:29 Veganism and porn
06:18:48 [Wordcounterino Kripperino] What is Leo's morning routine?
06:22:22 [Carl-Richard Løberg] What attachment is holding Leo back?
06:27:08 Leo's advice for Curt and Theories of Everything
06:40:56 [The Seer] Why didn't religious leaders call themselves God if they were God realized?
06:45:10 [Peashooter] "Did Leo say he wasn’t sharing the most dangerous insight publicly?"
06:50:13 [Tim R] Leo addresses the entire human race in a one-minute speech
06:50:49 Final word to the audience and to Curt from Leo
07:00:17 Matthew Phillips of Transcend

Noam Chomsky on Consciousness, Sam Harris, Mandating Vaccines, Husserl, and Kripkenstein

Noam Chomsky on Consciousness, Sam Harris, Mandating Vaccines, Husserl, and Kripkenstein

September 10, 2021

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00:00:00 Introduction 00:03:10 [finding blanks] Which of your beliefs do you hold most tenaciously that has the least evidence? 00:03:45 [Mohit Mukherji] Is phenomenology (in the tradition of Husserl etc.) an adequate way to study consciousness 00:05:50 [Jake Watson] Can you ask him why he thinks Hume was a rationalist?  00:08:05 [Laura] Retrocausality and free will 00:09:55 [Cybmor] Russell's descriptivist theory, Kripke's causal theory, semantic externalism 00:18:36 [Kelly Gerling] What does it mean to make a "plan" cognitively? 00:20:47 [Joe Smith] Is recursion an intrinsic and universal property of all human E - language? (as opposed to I - Language) 00:22:39 [Sam Thompson] Stone Duality and studying formal languages topologically 00:25:40 [Chris Langan] Pre-linguistic consciousness / insight 00:28:39 [Chris Langan] Consciousness and language association 00:30:37 [Peter Glinos] Incompatibility between multiculturalism and "progress" 00:34:18 [John Doe] Debate with Sam Harris on the Middle East? 00:37:38 [Someone] Mandated vaccination / why trust the gov't and large pharmaceutical corporations? 00:46:10 [Harjot Singh] Chomsky's thoughts on Stoicism 00:47:48 [John Clever] Heidegger, Husserl, and Kierkegaard / Continental philosophy in general 00:48:28 [George Holliday] Eating animals contradicts being moral + animal agriculture in general

00:54:57 [John Tillo] Speaking a new language after brain trauma 00:56:35 [Karl Héðinn] The legacy concerning his Universal grammar + people calling Noam an “essentialist” 01:02:45 [Debra] What questions does Noam have for us? 01:05:36 [William Patterson] On the Kripkenstein Rule Following Paradox

Dror Bar Natan on Knot Theory, Learning from Ed Witten, Eric Weinstein, and Quantum Field Theory

Dror Bar Natan on Knot Theory, Learning from Ed Witten, Eric Weinstein, and Quantum Field Theory

September 8, 2021

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/rJz_Badd43c

Dror Bar-Natan is a Professor of mathematic who's interests include knot theory, QFT, and Khovanov homology

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TIMESTAMPS: 00:00:00 Introduction 00:03:29 Quantum Field Theory and Knot Theory 00:10:19 Another QFT / Knot Theory connection or analogy 00:20:46 Knot Theory and Gravity + Bar-Natan's PhD on Chern-Simons 00:24:08 Homology and Cohomology 00:32:54 Dror's average day / routines / laziness 00:35:23 What is "work" for a Professor? How much of it is thinking vs. reading etc.? 00:36:50 All the research is to support teaching 00:41:34 Motivated examples are what's missing in math teaching  00:47:35 Are you more creative when younger or older? 00:48:43 Being "systematic" with learning and research 00:50:37 Rant against theorems and proofs (emphasis) 00:54:51 What understanding a mathematical concept looks like 01:03:35 On laziness, strengths, and weaknesses in mathematics 01:07:47 Advice for the struggling mathematician 01:09:30 What did Dror learn from studying with Ed Witten 01:12:12 On Eric Weinstein 01:19:32 Knot Theory and Physics (again) 01:20:10 Why can't physics of 2 or 3 dimensions be extended to 4 easily? 01:34:21 Hard Problem of Consciousness 01:35:54 The problems Dror thinks about daily 01:37:49 What direction would he like mathematics research to head in? 01:40:26 Philosophy of math (ultra-finitism) 01:44:45 Pure mathematics in service to applied mathematics 01:47:14 How to learn a new field of mathematics 01:47:15 [the scientific mystical philosopher] Unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics 01:48:28 [Romain Gicquad] On IQ 01:51:06 [Tori Ko] ​What do you think about biology / psychology / philosophy 01:54:03 [Phill Thomas] What led him into the field of mathematics? Can anyone can learn advanced math? 02:03:52 [Tyler Goldstein] Do we need to make new research institutions not linked to academia? 02:06:04 Bias in academia 02:10:15 What's a mathematician? Who's a mathematician and who's not? 02:14:31 [Ashley Shipp] Does he think there is a connection between knot theory and protein folding? 02:19:49 [Jack Dysart] Is math a human construct? 02:22:50 [cx777o] Does he believe in a concept of god? 05:19:49 [Bill McGonigle] Ramanujan and his Goddess 02:23:47 Revealed story that Dror has about Curt and the Prisoner's Dilemma 02:30:27 [Harinivas P] Bible Code and applying advanced math in one's life 02:37:26 [Roy Dopson] Why does it take 360 pages to "prove" that 1+1=2?

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Leo Gura on Infinite Consciousness, God Realization, Free Will, and Love

Leo Gura on Infinite Consciousness, God Realization, Free Will, and Love

September 5, 2021

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/R-w8k4smC74

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TIMESTAMPS: 00:00:00 Introduction 00:04:15 Disclaimers + physicalism vs nondualism 00:10:12 Truth is merciless + developing one's own Weltanschauung 00:14:05 Embodying a philosophy 00:22:35 Chris Langan, the CTMU, and Distributed Solipsism  00:27:08 Physics and consciousness depend on one another 00:32:36 Reality is a dream and truth 00:45:12 Epi-consciousness and Gödel's incompleteness theorem 01:11:02 Epistemology, nescience vs ignorance, and hierarchies 01:27:25 Using language is delusive and deficient 01:30:49 The two kinds of "love" 01:43:19 Being precise with one's words 01:59:25 Free will 02:15:23 The reason the universe was created 02:23:55 Creation and destruction (the same? different?) 02:30:03 Paradoxes and contradictions 02:41:34 Meditative exercise for God realization 02:55:56 On Donald Hoffman 03:08:15 Steelmanning the materialist (how do you insights from psychedelics are true?) 03:19:34 Ego, and free will 03:26:43 Leo's own self-deception 03:29:37 The "woo" of paranormal healers and psychics (Leo's personal stories) 03:49:50 On Sam Harris' morality and the Moral Landscape 04:01:35 Experimentations with psychedelics  04:09:42 How to not have a bad trip / become suicidal from nihilism 04:19:05 On attachment (beneficial or not?) 04:22:51 Thomas Campbell 04:30:31 Bernardo Kastrup 04:33:47 Frank Yang 04:51:28 Raymond Smullyan (excerpt reading by Curt) 05:03:49 Curt is too selfish to have a TOE 05:05:52 When you realize you're God, the universe ends 05:09:11 Why use the term "God"? 05:12:58 Principle of impermanence not impermanent? 05:14:39 Proof that you have free will 05:19:49 "Everyone has good intentions" 05:23:08 Hate comes from love 05:31:45 Interview with Matthew Phillips of Transcend

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