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Uncover the truth behind the headlines and memes in an unbiased pursuit of what’s real. 
From interviews and reactions to debates on the most important topics of the day, this podcast will challenge everything you know about current events, the economy, culture, and more. Tom Bilyeu’s Impact Theory helps you thrive in our complex world.
Hosted by Tom Bilyeu, a prominent entrepreneur and co-founder of the billion-dollar company Quest Nutrition, Impact Theory covers what matters today. From geopolitics and economics to AI, science, future tech, and beyond, Tom breaks down complex topics into their fundamental elements. Learn how to see the world clearly so you can navigate even the most disruptive era. 

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Uncover the truth behind the headlines and memes in an unbiased pursuit of what’s real. 
From interviews and reactions to debates on the most important topics of the day, this podcast will challenge everything you know about current events, the economy, culture, and more. Tom Bilyeu’s Impact Theory helps you thrive in our complex world.
Hosted by Tom Bilyeu, a prominent entrepreneur and co-founder of the billion-dollar company Quest Nutrition, Impact Theory covers what matters today. From geopolitics and economics to AI, science, future tech, and beyond, Tom breaks down complex topics into their fundamental elements. Learn how to see the world clearly so you can navigate even the most disruptive era. 

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    EXCLUSIVE: "I'm Not Sympathetic To The Trump Shooting" - Rise of Civil War & Conspiracies | Destiny PT 1

    EXCLUSIVE: "I'm Not Sympathetic To The Trump Shooting" - Rise of Civil War & Conspiracies | Destiny PT 1

    In this episode, Tom Bilyeu and co-host Destiny engage in an enlightening discussion that spans the impact of social media on fostering conspiracy cultures, the complexities of the US political landscape, and the legacy of Trump's presidency. They delve into the significance of dynamic tension and the necessity of disconfirming evidence in making successful decisions, while also addressing the dangers posed by manipulation and fractured discourse.

    Destiny brings his admiration for the foundational principles of the US government and raises concerns about Trump’s potential threat to the Constitution. Our hosts argue about the benefits of fair and reasonable debate, contrasting with the peril of filtering false information and immediate gratification.

    SHOWNOTES
    *Destiny discusses vaccine misinformation and trust.
    *Navigating narratives, legal definitions, and core values.
    *Willing to accept mixed education and intellect.
    *Framing thoughts with flexibility and openness to change.
    *Rapid societal shift due to Internet and conspiracies.
    *Rising costs of living and nostalgia's impact.
    *Internet filtering can have negative consequences.
    *Centrism embraces different ideas for varied outcomes.

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    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Introducing Biden Passes the Torch to Kamala from Pod Save America.
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    In a historic moment in what was already a norm-shattering campaign, Joe Biden withdraws from the presidential race and endorses Kamala Harris. As the rest of the party moves to unite behind the VP, Jon, Lovett, Dan, and Tommy talk how Biden arrived at his decision, the particular strengths that Harris brings to the race against Donald Trump, and how the GOP will look to blunt the new burst of Democratic energy and excitement.
     
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    Revitalizing America: Innovative Solutions for Economic Transformation | Andrew Yang (Replay)

    Revitalizing America: Innovative Solutions for Economic Transformation | Andrew Yang (Replay)

    On this episode of Impact Theory, Andrew Yang and Tom Bilyeu engage in an eye-opening discussion of the current recession, our long-term decline in entrepreneurship, and what individuals can do right now to make it through tough times.

    [Original air date: 5-5-20]


    SHOW NOTES:

    Andrew and Tom discuss the ways that being entrepreneurs have defined them [1:20]

    Andrew talks about why entrepreneurship is in such serious decline [4:24]

    Andrew explains that the economy doesn’t line up success with actual value [10:21]

    Tom shares the story of how he became obsessed with skill sets and mindset [14:59]

    Andrew describes the family conditions that make it hard for many people to succeed [19:33]

    Tom and Andrew discuss Geoffrey Canada and early learning [26:21]

    Andrew talks about how out of date and unresponsive the education system is [29:25]

    Tom explains why he stopped cheating in college, and focused on acquiring skills [34:06]

    The job market has systematically gotten more punitive and volatile [36:21]

    How can you protect yourself from the current economic recession? [41:47]

    Andrew and Tom discuss positive advice for making it through tough times [43:15]

    Andrew talks about what he’s reading right now [46:56]

    Tom and Andrew express their admiration for each other [49:03]

    Andrew shares the impact he wants to have on the world [53:23]


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Tom Bilyeu AMA: The Difference Between Belief and Delusion

    Tom Bilyeu AMA: The Difference Between Belief and Delusion

    Tom answers questions from the community. [Original air date: 4-8-18].

    QUESTION TOPICS
    Tom addresses the line between a self-reinforced delusion that is useful and when it’s not useful [00:31]
    How to limit yourself to new opportunities [04:39]
    Tom breaks down his step by step process on researching people [07:14]
    How would you go through an experimental phase of life where you're trying to figure out what career you want? [11:40]
    How to find better alternatives other than your primary options [13:31]
    How to specify goals without limiting career paths [16:34]
    Ways you can practice Ray Dalio’s radical transparency in your own life [19:06]
    Advice for someone who is struggling in their business [20:52]
    How Tom learned to communicate so well [24:19]
    How to remove people from your life who do not align with your principles [26:24]
    How Tom reads while working out [27:58]

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    Defend Your Right to Speak: The Battle for Free Opinion | Greg Lukianoff (Replay)

    Defend Your Right to Speak: The Battle for Free Opinion | Greg Lukianoff (Replay)

    On this episode of Conversations with Tom, New York Times best-selling author and President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) Greg Lukianoff joins Tom Bilyeu to discuss such matters and more as they discuss the importance of protecting free speech today and why so many are blinded by the movement to destroy it. They discuss the controversial aspects of free speech in today’s world, the power of the documentary ‘Mighty Ira,’ why you should defend your enemy’s right to freely speak, why today’s generation has gravitated towards policing free speech, how colleges have changed over time, why children need to feel a sense of freedom when it comes to ideas and thought, the dangers of political correctness and woke culture, and much more.

    [Original air date: 2-18-21].



    SHOW NOTES:

    Journey | Greg reveals his journey to finding his passion for the first amendment. [0:12]

    Controversial | Greg reveals why some aspects of today’s free speech are controversial. [11:52]

    Mighty Ira | Greg discusses the incredible impact of the ‘Mighty Ira’ documentary. [12:46]

    Defend Your Enemy | Greg reveals why it’s important to always fight for free speech. [16:43]

    Boundaries | Greg reveals why losing free speech can be a slippery slope. [21:55]

    Youth | Greg reveals how today’s younger generations approach free speech. [25:19]

    Destruction | Greg reveals how today’s college students aim to destroy free speech. [31:00]

    Social Media | Greg reveals how social media has influenced free speech. [34:08]

    Meanness | Greg reveals how we should approach bullying and meanness. [39:19]

    Dangers | Greg reveals why he fears centralized authority. [44:25]

    Benefits | Greg reveals the benefits of overcoming the pains of free speech. [47:32]

    Empowerment | Greg reveals why people need to overcome their anxieties and fears. [50:38]

    Rise | Greg reveals how we can encourage today’s generation to fight for free speech. [1:02:30]

    Woke | Greg reveals how today’s woke culture is undermining upper education. [1:07:23]

    Blinded | Greg reveals why so many are blinded to today’s war on free speech. [1:11:52]

    Mindset | Greg reveals the power of having an open mindset to new possibilities. [1:19:37]

    The Future | Greg reveals where he thinks we’re heading as a society. [1:31:50]


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    • 1 hr 43 min
    Urgent Warning: China’s Takeover & Global Power Shifts | Andrew Bustamante PT 2

    Urgent Warning: China’s Takeover & Global Power Shifts | Andrew Bustamante PT 2

    Welcome back to Impact Theory. Today, we have a profound and illuminating episode that brings together a series of critical conversations with former CIA operative and geopolitical expert, Andrew Bustamante. This special mashup delves into some of the most pressing issues shaping our world today.
    Join us as we explore the potential impact of a level-headed, centrist female leader from the Republican party, and why Andrew believes figures like Nikki Haley might be just what the country needs, despite early missteps. We also break down the pervasive influence of espionage on U.S. elections and how foreign powers shape our political landscape.

    We'll turn our focus to the enduring Israel-Palestine conflict, examining its historical roots, the generational scars it has left, and the complex interplay of regional politics. Andrew and I discuss the role of economic incentives in fostering cooperation and the potential for a two-state solution.
    As we navigate these global issues, we'll also discuss the rise of China as a global superpower, the evolving nature of warfare, and the shifting dynamics of proxy wars. Andrew sheds light on the cyclical patterns of empires and what history might predict for America's future on the world stage.
    This episode is a deep dive into geopolitical strategy, offering nuanced perspectives on leadership, conflict resolution, and the future of international relations.

    SHOW NOTES
    00:00 Economists predict future prosperity, Kondratiev created cycles.
    15:31 Limitless money leads to downfall, shift in power.
    28:46 Human brain evolution, survival, suffering, and global power.
    37:23 Decades of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
    48:38 Questioning aid use, advocating for hope and optimism.
    57:52 Support for Israel, concern for Palestinian plight.
    01:05:38 Defeating extremism by addressing injustice through healing.
    01:13:14 Negotiate for saving face, fostering unity, prosperity.
    01:26:26 Economic warfare is cheaper and viable conflict.
    01:34:51 Two-party system slows down political processes. Individual freedom.
    01:51:33 20 years hunting terrorists, lost focus on competitors.
    01:56:30 Exercise civic duties to slow down changes.
    02:06:13 Leaving if USA turns for the worst.

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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
810 Ratings

810 Ratings

It will all be just fine ,

Great Discussions & Insights

I really enjoy the analysis and the discussion involved within each interview. It’s deep and insightful. Thank you for all you do.
I have to also mention one thing that maybe should be thought about such as to be careful with the interruptions when the guest is discussing a hot topic or laying out their explanation. I love hearing Tom’s wise insight however sometimes it might interrupt the guest and stop their explaining on the subject or it might deviated to another subject. Saying this I love listening to this podcast every single episode is fantastic.

lalaoxoxo ,

Okay

As others have noted, Tom sometimes won’t allow his guests to talk, which is frustrating to say the least. Especially considering the amazing guests he does have on.

James@Jameswest ,

Tops the rest.

Of all the weasels out there in podcastistan, this guy is the most weaselly.

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