The best way to predict the future is to help invent it. That's exactly what today's guest is doing as the founder and managing director of Lux Capital, where he invests in emerging science and technology ventures at the outermost edges of what is possible. Josh Wolfe (@wolfejosh), renowned Forbes journalist and visionary thinker, joins us on the show to share why we should question everything, how modern stressors differ from those our ancestors faced, the 3 important "M's" in life, and some future advancements to look forward to (like the digitization of human scent). Josh is incredible, and it's safe to say there's something for everyone in this episode.

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00:00 Sneak Peek
00:20 Josh’s Map of Reality
03:25 LMNT Ad
05:03 Fundrise Ad
06:24 Questioning Tradition & Science
09:19 Why We Dream?
10:36 Randomness & Optionality
13:08 Why The Beaten Path Wins
14:19 The Lost Era of Cognitive Biases
15:46 Modern Stress VS The Stress of our Ancestors
17:43 Chips on Shoulders Put Chips in Pockets
20:52 Origin Stories of the World's Most Successful
24:24 Josh’s Motivation: Respect or Admiration
27:05 Children are the driver
28:37 Make Money, Meaning, Memories
30:04 Lux Capital Link (
30:10 Investing in the World of Atoms
32:24 The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Larry Bock
36:24 Fundrise Ad
37:45 Elemental Labs Ad
39:23 Is Elemental (Nuclear) Energy the Future?
49:04 The Power of Storytelling
50:10 The New(clear) World Order
53:00 Josh’s Take on Elon Musk
57:55 Is Elon a Net Positive?
1:00:45 How do Twitter and Tesla look in 15 years?
1:04:00 What does the future look like?
1:06:55 Wrap Up
1:07:20 Thank You For Listening