#289: Johnathan Bi – Rene Girard & The Philosophy of Innovation
Johnathan Bi is the creator of a lecture series on Rene Girard. He is part of the founding team at Opto Investments, graduating from Columbia University with a BA in Philosophy and Computer Science.
In this conversation, we spoke about Girard, philosophy, the end of the world, and much more…
(0:00 ) My First Million
(0:55 ) Lecture Series
(4:10 ) David Perell
(7:45 ) Printing Press For Audio/Video
(13:40 ) Buddhism Monastery
(22:10 ) Why Is Johnathan Making Money?
(27:00 ) Devoting To Philosophical Study
(35:00 ) What Does Modernity Get Wrong?
(51:32 ) Imitate Then Innovate
(54:20 ) Why Girard?
(59:52 ) “People Highest Up Got The Lowest Self-Esteem”
(1:05:33 ) The World Is More Open
(1:08:53 ) End Of The World
(1:24:28 ) Girard on Bitcoin
(1:27:24 ) Johnathan’s Tweets
This episode was originally recorded on July 28, 2022.
Lecture I: Introduction to Mimetic Theory – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Qu6vBebwwg
Stew Fortier on the importance of storytelling – https://twitter.com/stewfortier/status/1328382623496822785
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