existential risk

31. Overcoming Existential Risks by Redesigning Civilization | Daniel Schmachtenberger of Neurohacker Collective

Daniel SchmachtenbergerDaniel Schmachtenberger (@theneurohacker) is the co-founder and director of Research and Development at the Neurohacker Collective, where he is focused on developing processes and technologies for advancing medicine and human optimization and hosts a podcast exploring those topics. Daniel is particularly focused on personalized medicine, adequate approaches to complex illness, and deepening our knowledge of how the human regulatory systems function, how they break down, and how they can be supported to function with greater resilience and blogs at civilizationemerging.com Growing up home-schooled, Daniel had early exposure to design science (Buckminster Fuller, Jacques Fresco, Permaculture, etc.), systems science and complexity (Fritjof Capra, Stuart Kauffman, etc.), philosophy and psychology (eastern and western approaches), and activism (animal rights, environmental issues, social justice, etc.) His passion has always been at the intersection of these topics – specifically, facilitating the emergence into a mature civilization – that can prevent otherwise impending catastrophes, remediate existing damage, make possible radically higher quality of life for all sustainably, and support the greater realization of our individual and collective potential. NOTE: Daniel’s company Neurohacker Collective produces Qualia, a top-notch nootropic mental/physical enhancement supplement. You can get 10% off your 1st order of 15% off subscription using code FRINGEFM [spreaker type=player resource=”episode_id=18590667″ width=”100%” height=”200px” theme=”light” playlist=”false” playlist-continuous=”false” autoplay=”false” live-autoplay=”false” chapters-image=”true” episode-image-position=”right” hide-logo=”false” hide-likes=”false” hide-comments=”false” hide-sharing=”false” hide-download=”true”] Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including:

  • How Daniel thinks about civilization design and fixing current political and economic problems
  • The importance of systems thinking in an age of interconnectedness
  • Why humanity is destined to destroy itself if we can’t fix our incentive structures
  • How exponential technology impacts existential risks of our species
  • Why the governments of today are not set up to handle the challenges of tomorrow
  • The Uber-ification of society and how it could save us
  • How to achieve abundance for all by rewriting our society
  • Why scarcity is such a destructive force
  • The problems with profits and ways to change capitalism
  • Why Daniel is worried about exponential technology
  • How functional medicine and nutrient-based therapies have transformed Daniel’s life

Make a Donation to Support The Disruptors

The Disruptors is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon, via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe.

patreon The Disruptors futurist podcast

Superhuman Brain Nootropics

qualia neurohacker nootropicsDaniel Schmachtenberger (prev on podcast) and the folks at Neurohacker are some of THE smartest biohackers on the planet, and their Qualia’s line of brain-enhancing nootropics make it obvious why. Get $15% off ANY order, or 50% OFF 1st order and 15% OFF ALL orders if you order a subscription with Coupon Code: DISRUPTORS. At Disruptors, we’re big on health and biohacking for a reason!

Get Free Copy of My Book: Gods of the Valley

[contact-form][contact-field placeholder="Enter Your Email" type="email"][/contact-form]