Book I’m Reading
I started this one while driving on the way back from Cedarville University’s fall career fair with a coworker, Mike Tapia. Isaacson is phenomenal here, as always.
This one goes deeper into Musk’s childhood influences, specifically his father, who was emotionally and verbally abusive to Musk and his brother. So much of Musk’s persona today can be traced back to the abuse he suffered as a child.
Article I’m Reading
Andreessen puts out yet another thought-provoking pro-technology piece. This one kicked up a storm online.
Podcast I’m Listening To
Lex did it again; another incredible conversation, this time with Jared Kushner.
Kushner led the way on President Trump’s peace deals in the Middle East. Lots of valuable insight to glean here.
Tweets I’m Reading
Live briefing from Tel Aviv—with an IDF Spokesperson LTC (Res.) Jonathan Conricus https://t.co/nOU4IDlsQx— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) October 7, 2023
Why Do People Start Attending Church?— Matt Smethurst (@MattSmethurst) October 7, 2023
Organized visit: 6%
Invite from a pastor: 6%
Invite from a friend: 86%
This is a pertinent clip from Sam Harris on the moral difference between Israel and her enemies.— Colin Wright (@SwipeWright) October 7, 2023
The moral difference comes down to understanding the answer to this question: what would each side do if they had the power to do it?
The truth is that there is an… pic.twitter.com/Wvld5EOpYx
Most people here know me from my involvement in SF politics, but from 2002-2005 I served as an infantryman in the IDF during the Second Intifada. I figure my local friends might benefit from the perspective of someone they know and trust, so here goes. (Feel free to share) 1/x— Jay Donde (@JayNDonde) October 8, 2023
New video: Aftermath of the Supernova music festival in Israel, where Hamas gunmen killed 260 people pic.twitter.com/vRbWAYB9Mz— BNO News (@BNONews) October 8, 2023
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