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Ideas for finding freedom in an unfree world. Discussions and interviews about entrepreneurship, financial independence, personal freedom, investing, minimalism, productivity, long term travel and freedom in personal relationships.

Ideas for finding freedom in an unfree world. Discussions and interviews about entrepreneurship, financial independence, personal freedom, investing, minimalism, productivity, long term travel and freedom in personal relationships.
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Ideas for finding freedom in an unfree world. Discussions and interviews about entrepreneurship, financial independence, personal freedom, investing, minimalism, productivity, long term travel and freedom in personal relationships.

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English


Episodes

365 Good Ideas Are Better Than Heroes

1/18/2019
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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 PatreonSupport TVL on BitBackerTVL Episode 276: Society Is Your RelationshipsTVL Episode 85: Freedom From Intellectual Heroes

Duration:00:20:33

364 An Update About Patreon And Thoughts On The Future Of The Internet

1/11/2019
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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 PatreonSupport TVL on Bitbacker.io with Cryptocurrency Barcelona TVL Meetup

Duration:00:19:59

363 Extreme Saving

1/3/2019
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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 Notes: Job FreeSupport TVL on Patreon

Duration:00:35:56

362 Are You Spiritual?

12/20/2018
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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!

Duration:00:13:21

361 A Secular Look At The Bible

12/11/2018
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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 Bible

Duration:00:17:05

360 Cryptocurrencies Update

12/4/2018
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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 Cryptocurrencies Today

Duration:00:44:11

359 Crisis Investing

11/27/2018
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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 InvestingWhat Has Government Done to Our MoneyCrisis Investing

Duration:00:21:29

358 Your Purpose In Life Can Change

11/20/2018
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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!Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Duration:00:16:31

357 You Provide The Purpose

11/12/2018
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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.

Duration:00:23:12

356 The Subversive Family

11/2/2018
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Is the family subversive to politics and religion? That's the argument in a book called The Subversive Family by Ferdinand Mount, reviewed in this episode. Show Notes: Become a Patron of TVL to get bonus epodes and rewards!The Subversive Family

Duration:00:17:41

355 Why I Am Passionate About Financial Independence

10/21/2018
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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 TermsThe Anti-Capitalistic Mentality

Duration:00:17:46

354 The True Believer

10/13/2018
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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 follow when you evade the responsibility for improving yourself and choose to act out your frustration on the world instead. Show Notes: Become a Patron...

Duration:00:21:03

353 Something People Want

10/5/2018
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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 AudiobookBecoming an Entrepreneur TVL 184 Becoming An Entrepreneur: Introduction

Duration:00:18:34

352 Value Investing

9/27/2018
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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 episode, Rob explains value investing from his perspective. He also provides an outsider's take on the permanent portfolio strategy that I follow. Show...

Duration:00:40:37

351 Travel, Parenting, And The Challenges Of Choosing A Different Lifestyle

9/20/2018
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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 Podcast

Duration:00:57:11

350 Why Predicting Doom Always Sounds Clever

9/12/2018
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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 epodes and rewards!The Rational OptimistGood News is Gradual, Bad New Sudden

Duration:00:12:58

349 Free-Range Kids Reviewed By a Former Free-Range Kid

9/4/2018
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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 SkenazyEpisode 341: Peaceful Parenting, Unschooling, and Self-Directed Education

Duration:00:27:43

348 Breaking Free

8/23/2018
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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 AudiobookBecoming an Entrepreneur TVL 184 Becoming An Entrepreneur: Introduction

Duration:00:19:14

347 Why I Am Passionate About Productivity

8/9/2018
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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 productivityBonus episodes and resources on productivityGetting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Duration:00:17:13

346 Nomadic Travel Vs Having A Base

7/29/2018
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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 Travel The World 252 Adapting To Big Changes 255 The Path to Permanent Travel And Minimalism

Duration:00:15:42