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E5: WHO's incompetence, kicking off Cold War II, China's grand plan, 100X'ing America's efficiency - David Sacks, David Friedberg
All-In with Chamath Palihapitiya & Jason Calacanis
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E5: WHO's incompetence, kicking off Cold War II, China's grand plan, 100X'ing America's efficiency

All-In with Chamath Palihapitiya & Jason Calacanis

Chamath Palihapitiya, David Sacks, David Friedberg, Jason Calacanis

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I don't think you go to school to learn as much as you go to school to socialize; you learn as a byproduct. Everybody socializes; not everybody learns. It's an enormously important & formative experience for a child to be around 15 or 20 other kids and to deal with all the adversity that comes with normal life of a child.

Kids Attend School to Socialize, Not to Learn; COVID-19 Is Depriving Them

I don't think we can say we [America] are the superpower anymore and that China is an up-and-coming superpower. It's pretty clear they're an equal superpower ... If we have an edge, it's a very minor one at this point.

China Is Overtaking America as the World's Lone Superpower

I think the first thing America has to do is decide whether it still thinks that national greatness is important and whether it wants to compete to be the leading power in the world. Right now, it seems like we're hopelessly divided, and our guns are literally drawn on each other.

Given How Divided America Is, Is Being the World's #1 Country Still Important?

We know that kids are less susceptible to any sort of health risk from the virus [COVID-19], and it looks like there are a lot of studies showing that the virus is less transmissible through kids, especially kids under the age of 14.

Amid COVID-19, Is It Safe to Send Kids Back to School in the Fall?

At this point, I think the American people just want to push a button and make it stop, and right now, Joe Biden seems like the make it stop button.

David Sacks Thinks Joe Biden's Bunker Campaign Strategy Is Working

The reality is that people aren't voting for Biden; they're voting against Donald Trump ... They're voting against the sheer incompetence of him and his family, and it's going to be very difficult for him to overturn it.

People Aren't Voting for Biden; They're Voting Against Trump

It seems like people are now waking up to the threat that China represents to America being the number one country in the world.

China Is a Threat to America's Position as the World's #1 Country

These 5G chips are new oil in terms of their geopolitical significance.

5G Chips Are the New Oil & 70% Are Fabricated in Taiwan

Trade creates wealth. In fact, all wealth comes from trade, whether at the level of individuals or nations. If it weren't for trade, all of us would be subsistence farmers or something like that.

America Has Offshored Too Many Elements Necessary for Survival