Peter Diamandis

Why A.I. Will Save The World


Named one of Fortune’s “50 greatest leaders of all time,” Peter Diamandis is disrupting education and business through his 19 startups and his role as founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE. Guided by the stories handed down from his father, he used medical school to launch his space exploration program and is now a multiple New York Times bestselling author. Dive in with Peter and Tom as they discuss the importance of cultivating passion, curiosity, and grit in this compelling episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

Peter Diamandis on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

“Part of this is putting yourself out there and trying. The ratio of zero to one is infinite.”
– Peter Diamandis



Peter recalls leveraging familial pressure to become a doctor as a stepping stone toward his true desire. [2:43]

Peter talks about cultivating the drive to move in the direction of his passion. [6:01]

Peter recalls how his father’s stories shaped his worldview. [10:44]

Tom and Peter discuss why telling stories is the best way to encounter a growth mindset. [16:12]

Peter reveals the three most important things to nurture in any child. [19:30]

Peter spells out the most important elements of thinking like an entrepreneur. [23:57]

Peter digs into his fascination with Star Trek and bridging the gap between science fiction and reality. [25:38]

Tom and Peter dive deep into his passion surrounding stem cells and human longevity. [33:20]

Peter discusses societal changes involving technological unemployment. [43:28]

Peter talks about enhancing human intelligence and plugging into meta intelligence. [47:45]

Peter explains why he believes we are living inside of a video game simulation. [52:54]

Peter defines the impact that he wants to have on the world. [57:18]



Bold — [2:06]

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think — [2:07]

The Poor Man’s James Bond — [4:35]

The Anarchist Cookbook — [4:39]

Fahrenheit 451 — [46:49]

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow — [49:48]

Einstein’s Intuition: Visualizing Nature in Eleven Dimensions — [55:27]



Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) — [6:40]

Space Generation Advisory Council — [18:34]

International Space University — [18:36]

Blue Origin — [33:44]

Space X — [34:20]

Kernel — [48:34]

Neuralink — [48:36]



Dean Kamen FIRST Robotics Competition — [22:33]

Tricorder Xprize — [28:08]

The Visioneers Summit — [30:00]



Jeff Bezos — [6:50]

Gene Roddenberry — [26:27]

Elon Musk — [34:10]

Ray Kurzweil — [48:09]

Bryan Johnson — [48:34]

David Foster Wallace: This Is Water — [50:11]

Thad Roberts — [55:00]









Human Longevity, Inc. —

Singularity University —

Planetary Resources —