Best Rationalthinking podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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A podcast about living a life of your choosing. Topics covered include financial independence, productivity, freedom, entrepreneurship, peaceful parenting, minimalism, perpetual travel, and rational thinking.
 
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What is it like to visit a meetup about the philosophy of objectivism? Here is my experience! This is a bonus episode for patrons originally recorded in early 2018. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, ...…
 
This episode is about another four ideas that I think are life-changing. The ideas are: quiet wealth, parent effectiveness, digital minimalism, and argumentation ethics. I explain why these ideas can have such a positive impact and where you can read about them. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support ...…
 
A chapter from the audiobook of Job Free by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback…
 
Should you use productivity systems like Getting Things Done (GTD) for your work or apply it to your whole life? Here's a discussion with a listener. Show Notes: TVL 347 Why I Am Passionate About Productivity Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Becoming an Entrepreneur by ...…
 
Highlights from two livestream conversations with listeners about the challenges of living with purpose. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrencyBy Jake Desyllas.
 
A chapter from Becoming An Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback…
 
A discussion with supporting listeners about the permanent portfolio investment strategy. How would assets like real estate would be tackled by the permanent portfolio? Why not use international stocks in a PP? Listen to the episode to hear these questions answered. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Sup ...…
 
A listener asks if he has to choose between financial independence and having children. Here's a response, including some fascinating data about the wider costs and benefits of having kids. Highlights from two bonus episodes. Show Notes: Bonus Episode 35: Do You Have To Choose Between FI and Kids? Bonus Episode 41: Costs And Benefits Of Having ...…
 
A chapter from the audiobook of Job Free by Jake Desyllas Show Notes: Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback…
 
Many self-improvement lifestyle changes have a side effect. Whether your are adopting extreme saving, perpetual travel, peaceful parenting, or other changes discussed in previous episodes, the side effect may be to disrupt your relationship. Listen to this episode to find out more. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and o ...…
 
Two conversations with supporting listeners about the appeal of the philosophy of Stoicism. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrencyBy Jake Desyllas.
 
A chapter from Becoming An Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback…
 
This episode is about four life-changing ideas. I explain why these ideas can have such a positive impact and where you can read about them. Over the coming months I will be hosting a series of livestream discussions for supporting listeners on life-changing ideas relating to The Voluntary Life. This episode explains the topics of the first fou ...…
 
This episode is about how and why I break the rules of the approach to productivity called Getting Things Done (GTD). Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards An Alternative to "Waiting For" in GTD Episode 120: Eight Tools That Will Free Your Mind Episode 205: The Most Powerful Planning Tool I Know Episode 178 ...…
 
The variable portfolio helps overcome some of the challenges and limitations of passive investing. Show Notes: Fail-Safe Investing by Harry Browne Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, PaperbackBy Jake Desyllas.
 
A key aspect of financial independence is knowing how to live from investments. This episode is a chapter from Jake Desyllas' audiobook Job Free. It will help you: Choose your approach to investing Decide on a portfolio design Work out how much money you need to accumulate, and how much you can sustainably spend each year. Show Notes: Job Free ...…
 
Here are the three best journalling techniques that I know to improve productivity: The list of tasks completed today The core dump The incredibly simple week plan. Listen to the episode to learn how to use these techniques and kickstart your productivity! Show Notes: Other TVL Episodes on productivity TVL Episode 191 Task Management Support TV ...…
 
To be productive you need to know your goal, and you must know the best action that you can take to move towards that goal at any given moment. This episode is about managing the split between planning and execution. How can you get into the right mindset for planning work, and then switch mindset for execution? How much time do you spend plann ...…
 
This episode is a critique of the popular idea of forcing children to share and a discussion of a great alternative approach. Show Notes: It's OK Not to Share by Heather Shumaker TVL Episode 336 A Review Of Jordan Peterson’s Parenting Principles TVL Episode 278 Three Principles Of Philosophy Applied To Parenting Grit by Angela Duckworth Should ...…
 
An introduction to the concept of Unjobbing, from the audiobook of Job Free by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, PaperbackBy Jake Desyllas.
 
This episode discusses a thought-provoking alternative theory about who Jesus was and whether he existed as a historical person. Show Notes: Episode 361 A Secular Look At The Bible Part 1 On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt by Richard Carrier Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL ...…
 
Michael Ostrolenk interviews Dr Jake Desyllas on The Michael Ostronlenk Show. The interview covers leaving a career behind, redesigning your life, minimalism, travel, and more! Show Notes: The Michael Ostrolenk Show Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback Job Free by Jake Desyllas Audiobook, eBook, Paperback Suppor ...…
 
Part 1 of the audiobook of Negotiate For Mutual Profit by Jake Desyllas. Part 1 covers constructive communication. Part 2 covers the win-win negotiation method, principles, and good habits. The full audiobook is available to supporting listeners on Patreon and Bitbacker. Show Notes: Join the TVL mailing list for a free PDF copy of Negotiate for ...…
 
Free To Learn by Peter Gray is one of the most influential books about alternative approaches to education. In this review, Jake highlights the most useful ideas in the book, especially the focus on the role of play in learning and the explanation of how school interferes with learning. Jake also provides some criticisms of the book, such as th ...…
 
Going to university often leads to living in a kind of the cultural bubble for the rest of your life. Being conscious of the ways in which you are living in a bubble is the first step in breaking out of it. Show Notes: On Becoming A Person by Carl Rogers Coming Apart by Charles Murray Was Modernism Meant to Keep the Working Classes Out? by Matt ...…
 
As soon as you become an entrepreneur, you’re in the selling business. Entrepreneurship is fundamentally a process of experimental learning through selling. This episode is a chapter from the audiobook of Becoming An Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Audiobook of Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas on Audible Becoming An Entrepre ...…
 
Jonathan Hale is the founder of Bitbacker.io: a cryptocurrency-based alternative to Patreon. In this interview, Jonathan talks about how Bitbacker can enable a new wave of cryptocurrency adoption by content creators. He discusses the issues surrounding cryptocurrency adoption and shares his experience as an entrepreneur building a business that ...…
 
This episode explores three alternatives to school: unschooling, road-schooling and Sudbury schools. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards or Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency TVL Barcelona Meetup on Sunday 27th January 2019 Bonus Episode 39: School Is Prison For Kids Bonus Episode 21: Roadschool ...…
 
The ideas covered in this episode play an important part in my outlook on how to have independence of thought. A discussion with a supporting listener. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon and get bonus episodes and other rewards Support TVL on BitBacker with cryptocurrency TVL Episode 276: Society Is Your Relationships TVL Episode 85: Freedom Fr ...…
 
This episode summarises what's been happening with Patreon recently and explains the effect it has had on this podcast. I share some thoughts about what it all means and the future of peer-to-peer media on the internet. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon for bonus episodes and other rewards! Support TVL on Bitbacker.io with Cryptocurrency Barce ...…
 
This episode is a chapter from the audiobook of Job Free by Jake Desyllas. This chapter explains extreme saving- a strategy for achieving financial indpendence based on frugal living. Even if this lifestyle choice is not for you, it's a fascinating approach that offers lots of food for thought for anyone interested in financial freedom. Show No ...…
 
One of my listeners asked me if I was a spiritual person… How would you respond to this question? My answer is in this episode. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL for bonus episodes and many other rewards!By Jake Desyllas.
 
This episode discusses a secular approach to understanding the Bible. It includes a recommendation for the best book that I've found on this topic, which is Isaac Asimov's Guide To The Bible. Show Notes: Support TVL on Patreon for bonus episodes and rewards! Asimov's Guide To The BibleBy Jake Desyllas.
 
An interview with returning guest Stephanie Murphy, host of Let's Talk Bitcoin. Stephanie provides an overview of what is happening in cryptocurrencies today, focussing on issues relevant for individual investors. Show Notes: Become A Patron of TVL to get bonus episodes and rewards! Let's Talk Bitcoin Episode 313 313 Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencie ...…
 
One of the challenges for private investors is how to address the risk of financial crises or a meltdown in the financial system. How seriously should you take this risk? What should you do about it? How should it inform your investments? Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards! Fail-Safe Investing by Harry Browne Wha ...…
 
One of the alluring goals of the productivity system Getting Things Done (GTD) is to identify your purpose in life and align everything you do with that purpose. That idea sounds good, but what does it really mean to have a purpose in life? That's the topic of this episode. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards! Get ...…
 
Your job as an entrepreneur is to be Chief Enthusiasm Inspirer for a purpose that others can rally to. This episode is a chapter from the audiobook of Becoming An Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas.By Jake Desyllas.
 
Is the family subversive to politics and religion? That's the argument in a book called The Subversive Family by Ferdinand MountBy Jake Desyllas.
 
Here are ten reasons why I am passionate about the topic of financial independence. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards! Job Free: Four Ways to Quite the Rat Race and Achieve Financial Freedom on Your Terms by Jake Desyllas The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality by Ludwig Von Mises…
 
This episode is a review of Eric Hoffer's book The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements. Hoffer argued that all political and religious activists share the same motivations: Those who dedicate their lives to a cause are running from themselves. There are some interesting ideas in the book about the dark consequences that foll ...…
 
What do you need in order to start a business? This episode is a chapter from the audiobook Becoming An Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards! Becoming An Entrepreneur Audiobook on Audible Becoming an Entrepreneur on Amazon TVL 184 Becoming An Entrepreneur: Introduction…
 
I've talked a lot about my strategy for investing in previous episodes, but in this interview you will hear from an investor who takes a different approach. Rob Marstrand is the founder of the investment newsletter and blog Ofwealth. He uses an approach called value investing, in contrast to the passive investing approach that I use. In this ep ...…
 
In this Touring Families podcast interview, Jake Desyllas talks about pursuing the travel lifestyle with kids, finding principles in parenting, and the challenges of choosing your own lifestyle. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL for bonus episodes and many other rewards! Touring Families PodcastBy Jake Desyllas.
 
This episode presents some interesting research demonstrating that following the news and current events can make you more stupid. Understanding the psychology behind this effect helps improve your rational thinking. It also explains why predicting doom is so popular and always sounds clever. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epod ...…
 
This episode provides my perspective, as a former free-range kid, on the concept of free-range childhood. It is a review of the book Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children by Lenore Skenazy. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards! Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children by Lenore ...…
 
Chapter One from the audiobook of Becoming an Entrepreneur by Jake Desyllas. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards! Becoming An Entrepreneur Audiobook on Audible Becoming an Entrepreneur on Amazon TVL 184 Becoming An Entrepreneur: IntroductionBy Jake Desyllas.
 
Ten reasons why I am passionate about productivity systems and getting things done. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus episodes and rewards! Previous TVL episodes on productivity Bonus episodes and resources on productivity Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen…
 
If you enjoy a travel lifestyle, is it better to go fully nomadic or have a base to come back to between trips? Here's an update about our experience of both nomadic travel and having a base, and how our approach has changed since starting a family. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus episodes and reward 241 Selling Our Home To Trav ...…
 
Investing brings emotional and psychological challenges. These challenges can lead to poor investment decisions, but they can also make you unhappy even if you do end up making a good return. This episode is about strategies for dealing with the emotional challenges of investing. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus episodes and rewa ...…
 
One of the most radical ideas I've come across is this: People are not free ultimately because they voluntarily consent to their servitude. Etienne de La Boetie wrote "A Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" during the Renaissance period. His book had a huge influence on many philosophers and inspired the civil disobedience movement. But, is it rel ...…
 
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