Naval Ravikant is an entrepreneur and investor. He is the co-founder, chairman and former CEO of AngelList. He has invested early-stage in over 200 companies including Uber, FourSquare, Twitter, and many others overall with 70+ exits.
But there is another side to Naval Ravikant, he is also a philosopher, or more accurately a practical philosopher.
In line with theme and purpose of this site which is to show you how to cope in tough times, and to provide you with the tools to do this successfully our interest in Naval Ravikant is for the practical advice and wisdom that he shares.
His wisdom and insights are wide ranging, experience based, deeply practical on wealth [not to be confused with money], meaning in life, happiness and many other subjects related to the big questions of "life, the universe, and everything..."
Here is an example in an extract from a piece he wrote and podcasted in March 2020 which is entitled: "The Path to Peace Is Truth".
"The search for peace is really the search for truth. Try to see the advantage of understanding things by discovering the truth rather than by practice.
Once we truly understand the effects of unhealthy food on our bodies—when we see the extra weight we’re carrying, or we track the glucose spike and crash after eating too much sugar, or we see how caffeine hops us up and then crashes us—we automatically change for the better.
So, the path towards peace is truth."
This free book collects and curates Naval’s wisdom from Twitter, Podcasts, and Essays over the past decade.
The entirety of the book (and bonus content!) is free to read on this site, as well as complete pdf and e-reader versions for free download.
Neither Naval nor Erik Jorgenson earn any money from this project. This project is a public service, run on donations.
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