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When Should You Give Up on Something Important? | Brian Keating (Part 2)

30 Jan 2024 • 41 min • EN
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From James: So this is part two of our interview with astrophysicist Brian Keating, but it's completely different from part one. Completely different topics, 100%. What this episode ultimately boiled down to is: When should you give up on something that's important to you? And we also talk about some BS that's been happening in college campuses lately and some things that have been personally hitting both of us. So, here's Brian Keating again. Enjoy! Episode Description: In part two of our interview with astrophysicist and UCSD Professor Brian Keating, the conversation turns away from physics and toward how Brian's visit to Israel at the time of a devastating terrorist attack plays a significant part in defining his year.  Brian and James explore the recent tragic events in Israel, the devasting terror, the response of universities like UCSD, and the broader implications on global geopolitics and campus culture. The discussion also touches upon the experiences of Arab Israeli citizens and Brian's reflections on his career, research, and the significant impact of his podcast.  Episode Summary:00:00 Introduction and Personal Updates00:11 Reflecting on a Year of Achievements and Challenges00:45 Discussing the Impact of Terrorism in Israel01:14 Analyzing the Response of Universities to Global Events02:51 Debating the Complexities of the Israel-Gaza Conflict04:37 Exploring the Reality of Life in Israel06:31 Confronting Antisemitism and its Impact09:08 Navigating the Challenges of Campus Politics14:40 Reflecting on Career Progress and Future Projects20:15 The Struggles of Podcasting and Advertising21:05 The Purpose and Future of Podcasting21:18 The Power of YouTube and Subscriber Growth22:11 Meeting Influential People in the Industry25:07 The Journey of Chess Mastery27:20 The Struggle of Improvement and the Concept of Age32:46 The Importance of Numbers and the Balance of Fun35:27 The Future Plans and the Art of Writing36:29 The Conclusion and Future Collaborations   Reflecting on Success, Challenges, and Pursuits | Part 2     ------------What do YOU think of the show? Head to JamesAltucherShow.com/listeners and fill out a short survey that will help us better tailor the podcast to our audience!Are you interested in getting direct answers from James about your question on a podcast? Go to JamesAltucherShow.com/AskAltucher and send in your questions to be answered on the air! ------------Visit Notepd.com to read our idea lists & sign up to create your own!My new book, Skip the Line, is out! Make sure you get a copy wherever books are sold!Join the You Should Run for President 2.0 Facebook Group, where we discuss why you should run for President.I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltuchershow.com ------------ Thank you so much for listening! If you like this episode, please rate, review, and subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” wherever you get your podcasts: Apple PodcastsiHeart RadioSpotify Follow me on social media:YouTubeTwitterFacebookLinkedIn

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