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The Voluntary Life

By Jake Desyllas

A podcast about living a life of your choosing. Topics covered include entrepreneurship, financial independence, freedom, perpetual travel, productivity, and rational thinking.

  1. 1.
    361 A Secular Look At The Bible12/11/2018
    17:05
  2. 2.
    360 Cryptocurrencies Update12/04/2018
    44:11
  3. 3.
    359 Crisis Investing11/27/2018
    21:29
  4. 4.
    358 Your Purpose In Life Can Change11/20/2018
    16:31
  5. 5.
    357 You Provide The Purpose11/12/2018
    23:12
  6. 6.
    356 The Subversive Family11/02/2018
    17:41
  7. 7.
    355 Why I Am Passionate About Financial Independence10/21/2018
    17:47
  8. 8.
    354 The True Believer10/13/2018
    21:03
  1. 9.
    353 Something People Want10/05/2018
    18:34
  2. 10.
    352 Value Investing09/27/2018
    40:37
  3. 11.
    351 Travel, Parenting, And The Challenges Of Choosing A Different Lifestyle09/20/2018
    57:11
  4. 12.
    350 Why Predicting Doom Always Sounds Clever09/12/2018
    12:58
  5. 13.
    349 Free-Range Kids Reviewed By a Former Free-Range Kid09/04/2018
    27:43
  6. 14.
    348 Breaking Free08/23/2018
    19:14
  7. 15.
    347 Why I Am Passionate About Productivity08/09/2018
    17:13
  8. 16.
    346 Nomadic Travel Vs Having A Base07/29/2018
    15:42
  9. 17.
    345 Emotional Challenges in Investing07/20/2018
    17:03
  10. 18.
    344 Voluntary Servitude07/08/2018
    12:28
  11. 19.
    343 Listener Feedback on Questioning Education06/28/2018
    17:57
  12. 20.
    342 Review of The Paradox of Choice06/21/2018
    30:36
  13. 21.
    341 Peaceful Parenting, Unschooling, and Self-Directed Education06/14/2018
    1:02:48
  14. 22.
    340 Review of The Case Against Education06/08/2018
    21:18
  15. 23.
    339 Questioning Education06/03/2018
    17:42
  16. 24.
    338 Leadership and Parenting05/25/2018
    15:06
  17. 25.
    337 Tracking Your Investments05/17/2018
    18:17
  18. 26.
    336 A Review Of Jordan Peterson’s Parenting Principles05/09/2018
    33:18
  19. 27.
    335 Freedom from Pretence05/03/2018
    20:48
  20. 28.
    334 How Free Are You? The Tale of The Slave By Robert Nozick04/26/2018
    13:16
  21. 29.
    333 Residency in Portugal And Spain04/16/2018
    14:12
  22. 30.
    332 Nietzsche’s Idea of Individual Freedom04/10/2018
    17:58
  23. 31.
    331 Review of Think and Grow Rich04/05/2018
    17:12
  24. 32.
    330 Are You Ready To Have Children?03/29/2018
    37:59
  25. 33.
    329 Punished By Rewards Part 2: Incentives in Business03/15/2018
    23:14
  26. 34.
    328 Punished By Rewards Part 1: Parenting and Schooling03/12/2018
    26:14
  27. 35.
    327 What Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Venture Capital03/08/2018
    34:01
  28. 36.
    326 Jim Rohn's Philosophy for Successful Living02/23/2018
    15:44
  29. 37.
    325 Dealing With Manipulative People Part 202/21/2018
    15:05
  30. 38.
    324 Dealing With Manipulative People Part 102/14/2018
    14:51
  31. 39.
    323 A Review Of Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner01/31/2018
    20:33
  32. 40.
    322 Destroy Bad Ideas by Embracing Them01/31/2018
    17:15
  33. 41.
    321 Barcelona: Our Adventure Continues01/24/2018
    25:33
  34. 42.
    320 Investing in Gold01/15/2018
    26:42
  35. 43.
    319 Inheritance01/10/2018
    17:45
  36. 44.
    318 Mind Mapping12/29/2017
    14:33
  37. 45.
    317 Investing In Bonds12/14/2017
    15:09
  38. 46.
    316 80/20 Parenting and the ACE Study12/02/2017
    26:36
  39. 47.
    315 Nonviolent Communication11/23/2017
    24:43
  40. 48.
    314 The Best TV Show For Entrepreneurs11/17/2017
    20:30
  41. 49.
    313 Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Today11/06/2017
    38:08
  42. 50.
    312 The Unjobbing Way11/01/2017
    54:04
  43. 51.
    311 What Is The Point Of Getting Married?10/24/2017
    16:55
  44. 52.
    310 How I Became An Estonian E-Resident10/18/2017
    14:10
  45. 53.
    309 Aligning Your Career With Your Values10/10/2017
    41:14
  46. 54.
    308 Building A Tiny House10/04/2017
    42:16
  47. 55.
    307 Five Ways To Live The Voluntary Life09/26/2017
    28:00
  48. 56.
    306 New Hampshire: Our Adventure Continues09/19/2017
    21:31
  49. 57.
    305 What Is Forgiveness?09/01/2017
    14:14
  50. 58.
    304 Passive Investing with Index Funds08/25/2017
    15:48
  51. 59.
    303 The Weekly Review For Productivity08/18/2017
    17:48
  52. 60.
    302 Against Therapy08/10/2017
    53:32
  53. 61.
    Special Announcement: New Podcast Feed08/02/2017
    1:11
  54. 62.
    301 How Old Are Entrepreneurs?08/02/2017
    16:04
  55. 63.
    300 The Different Principles Of Peaceful And Non-Peaceful Parenting07/27/2017
    21:40
  56. 64.
    299 What Is Selfishness?07/19/2017
    19:17
  57. 65.
    298 Your Life Is Not On Loan07/12/2017
    18:15
  58. 66.
    297 The Role Of Cash In Investing07/03/2017
    17:15
  59. 67.
    296 No One Is Coming To Save You06/26/2017
    22:36
  60. 68.
    295 How To Sort Your Life Out Part 1 (and Patreon!)06/19/2017
    22:04
  61. 69.
    294 The Five Laws Of Stupidity06/06/2017
    15:34
  62. 70.
    293 Girona: Our Adventure Continues05/29/2017
    24:17
  63. 71.
    292 The Decision To Have Kids05/22/2017
    17:26
  64. 72.
    291 Setting Up A Nomadic Business With Estonian E-Residency05/10/2017
    18:44
  65. 73.
    290 Escaping The Identity Trap05/01/2017
    21:21
  66. 74.
    289 Managing Your Productivity System04/24/2017
    32:17
  67. 75.
    288 Working Hard And Missing Out On Life Experiences04/16/2017
    10:31
  68. 76.
    287 Freedom Surfer Interview04/09/2017
    34:24
  69. 77.
    286 Wireless Life Interview04/02/2017
    37:52
  70. 78.
    285 Making It All Work03/26/2017
    51:26
  71. 79.
    284 What The Founder Shows About Entrepreneurship03/19/2017
    16:34
  72. 80.
    283 Minimalism and Parenting03/09/2017
    28:11
  73. 81.
    282 The Fear That Motivates Me03/03/2017
    49:51
  74. 82.
    281 Listener Feedback on Peaceful Parenting02/24/2017
    15:57
  75. 83.
    280 How To Disagree02/16/2017
    17:47
  76. 84.
    279 Designing A Life Without Regrets02/07/2017
    25:45
  77. 85.
    278 Three Principles Of Philosophy Applied To Parenting01/31/2017
    17:23
  78. 86.
    277 Why It Is Worth Striving To Achieve A Job Free Life01/22/2017
    15:49
  79. 87.
    276 Society Is Your Relationships01/09/2017
    21:00
  80. 88.
    275 The Best Books On Productivity12/27/2016
    12:37
  81. 89.
    274 Imaginary Teams12/19/2016
    13:23
  82. 90.
    273 The Best Books On Entrepreneurship12/13/2016
    17:00
  83. 91.
    272 Why I Choose Peaceful Parenting12/04/2016
    18:36
  84. 92.
    271 The Best Books To Start Learning About Financial Independence11/27/2016
    13:35
  85. 93.
    270 Harry Browne's Article "A Gift for My Daughter"11/21/2016
    25:02
  86. 94.
    269 Review of A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine11/13/2016
    31:37
  87. 95.
    268 Family Pressure, Expensive Weddings, And Kids11/08/2016
    14:51
  88. 96.
    267 Consumerism Vs Saving: Four Theories10/31/2016
    13:29
  89. 97.
    266 Self-Sufficiency And DIY: Good For Financial Independence?10/23/2016
    15:31
  90. 98.
    265 A Review Of Escape From Childhood By John Holt10/15/2016
    17:45
  91. 99.
    264 Thomas Stanley's Wealth Index10/03/2016
    15:09
  92. 100.
    263 Thinking Rationally Part 9: Rational Ethics09/27/2016
    18:13
  93. 101.
    262 Thinking Rationally Part 8: Popular Irrational Biases09/19/2016
    16:35
  94. 102.
    261 Thinking Rationally Part 7: The Irrationality Of Politics09/11/2016
    23:54
  95. 103.
    260 Overcoming Negative Emotions09/04/2016
    46:08
  96. 104.
    259 Breaking Limits In Business And Life08/28/2016
    43:02
  97. 105.
    258 Getting Started With Productivity Systems08/21/2016
    47:39
  98. 106.
    257 How To Rock The Someday Maybe List08/14/2016
    17:21
  99. 107.
    256 Perpetual Travel With Kids Part 2: Interview With Mike And Lauren08/06/2016
    34:39
  100. 108.
    255 The Path to Permanent Travel And Minimalism07/28/2016
    55:25
  101. 109.
    254 Perpetual Travel With Kids Part 1: Interview With Go Curry Cracker07/19/2016
    20:46
  102. 110.
    253 A Review Of The Power Of Less07/15/2016
    13:44
  103. 111.
    252 Adapting To Big Changes07/06/2016
    31:27
  104. 112.
    251 Entrepreneurship And Personal Development06/30/2016
    29:20
  105. 113.
    250 Job Free: Introduction06/17/2016
    21:53
  106. 114.
    249 How I Carry My 600-Book Library In Hand Luggage06/07/2016
    14:18
  107. 115.
    248 Thinking Rationally Part 6: Your Superpower For Self-Determination05/31/2016
    24:49
  108. 116.
    247 Thinking Rationally Part 5: Reason And Emotions05/21/2016
    23:10
  109. 117.
    246 Thinking Rationally Part 4: Listener Feedback On Faith Versus Reason05/15/2016
    23:05
  110. 118.
    245 Thinking Rationally Part 3: Anti-Rational Ideas05/08/2016
    20:43
  111. 119.
    244 Thinking Rationally Part 2: Imaginary Creatures and Machines04/30/2016
    17:52
  112. 120.
    243 Thinking Rationally Part 1: Faith Versus Reason04/23/2016
    15:51
  113. 121.
    242 Financial Pros And Cons Of Home Ownership04/15/2016
    13:28
  114. 122.
    241 Selling Our Home To Travel The World04/06/2016
    16:32
  115. 123.
    240 Freedom Lovin' Interview— Job Free03/23/2016
    41:14
  116. 124.
    239 Minimalism And Clothes03/15/2016
    15:13
  117. 125.
    238 Zero Data03/06/2016
    24:52
  118. 126.
    237 The Tech Of Permanent Travel02/29/2016
    1:42:36
  119. 127.
    236 The Free State Project02/22/2016
    49:41
  120. 128.
    235 A Better World Starts With A Clean Bedroom01/31/2016
    37:26
  121. 129.
    234 Radical Personal Finance Interview— Job Free01/26/2016
    1:10:20
  122. 130.
    231 Financial Freedom and Exiting the Rat Race12/28/2015
    42:52
  123. 131.
    230 How I Crowdsourced Feedback on my New Book, "Job Free"12/16/2015
    20:39
  124. 132.
    229 Travel and Life on Bitcoin12/12/2015
    34:13
  125. 133.
    228 Making Sense Of Civilization11/30/2015
    11:54
  126. 134.
    227 Review Of The Better Angels Of Our Nature By Steven Pinker11/16/2015
    18:52
  127. 135.
    226 The Mindset For Financial Independence11/05/2015
    12:15
  128. 136.
    225 Comparative Advantage Is Mind-blowing10/26/2015
    10:15
  129. 137.
    224 Ancient Vs Modern Ideas Of Liberty10/19/2015
    9:15
  130. 138.
    223 A Guide To Passive Investment Portfolios10/05/2015
    31:36
  131. 139.
    222 Early Retirement Lifestyle Part 209/28/2015
    18:34
  132. 140.
    221 Early Retirement Lifestyle Part 109/24/2015
    32:22
  133. 141.
    220 What To Expect From Investing09/16/2015
    10:13
  134. 142.
    219 How To Do A Monthly Financial Review09/04/2015
    23:57
  135. 143.
    218 Choosing A Job-Free Lifestyle08/26/2015
    22:29
  136. 144.
    216 Financial Independence Strengthens Your Moral Backbone08/03/2015
    10:04
  137. 145.
    215 Extreme Decluttering07/28/2015
    19:29
  138. 146.
    214 From Drama To Empowerment07/21/2015
    27:29
  139. 147.
    213 Logic And The Courage To Follow It07/13/2015
    28:45
  140. 148.
    212 Science And Rationality07/06/2015
    29:15
  141. 149.
    211 Introduction To Truth And Certainty06/30/2015
    9:55
  142. 150.
    210 Tax Strategies And Financial Freedom Part 206/21/2015
    31:13
  143. 151.
    209 Tax Strategies And Financial Freedom Part 106/14/2015
    41:44
  144. 152.
    208 Creating Purpose, Structure, And Community Outside A Job06/09/2015
    12:48
  145. 153.
    207 Who Will Buy Your Business?06/02/2015
    15:25
  146. 154.
    206 Luck In Business05/24/2015
    17:08
  147. 155.
    205 The Most Powerful Planning Tool I Know05/17/2015
    19:16
  148. 156.
    204 Making Sense of Frugality and Minimalism05/10/2015
    24:59
  149. 157.
    203 Early Retirement and Housesitting05/03/2015
    34:56
  150. 158.
    202 Self-Deception04/26/2015
    20:42
  151. 159.
    201 Tools And Systems for Independent Learning04/07/2015
    23:12
  152. 160.
    200 Quantified Self03/30/2015
    17:18
  153. 161.
    199 Car Free03/23/2015
    17:30
  154. 162.
    198 Removing Trivial Decisions From Life03/15/2015
    12:36
  155. 163.
    197 Resisting Conformity03/08/2015
    1:02:01
  156. 164.
    196 Self Knowledge and Entrepreneurship03/01/2015
    50:00
  157. 165.
    195 Technomadia Interview02/22/2015
    37:24
  158. 166.
    194 Your Money Or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez02/15/2015
    21:28
  159. 167.
    193 Cashing In On The American Dream By Paul Terhorst02/08/2015
    16:57
  160. 168.
    192 TV Is Obsolete: How To Upgrade Your Media Diet02/02/2015
    20:55
  161. 169.
    191 Task Management01/26/2015
    22:02
  162. 170.
    190 Out Of The Box Interview: Minimalism, Financial Freedom, And More! With Rosie Tran01/19/2015
    1:00:07
  163. 171.
    189 Envy: A Theory Of Social Behaviour By Helmut Schoek01/11/2015
    23:55
  164. 172.
    188 Financial Independence Part 4: Relationships01/04/2015
    20:20
  165. 173.
    187 How To Read More Than 50 Books A Year12/27/2014
    34:07
  166. 174.
    186 Natural Project Planning12/21/2014
    20:52
  167. 175.
    185 How To Set Meaningful Goals For The Year Ahead12/12/2014
    17:39
  168. 176.
    184 Becoming An Entrepreneur: Introduction12/07/2014
    14:04
  169. 177.
    183 Financial Independence Part 3: Buy Status Symbols or Buy Your Freedom11/29/2014
    21:32
  170. 178.
    182 Financial Independence Part 2: Make, Save, Invest11/27/2014
    21:56
  171. 179.
    181 Financial Independence Part 1: What You Need To Know About Your Money11/17/2014
    21:38
  172. 180.
    180 A Fearless Inventory Of Your Stuff11/08/2014
    15:03
  173. 181.
    179 Automation FTW11/02/2014
    23:24
  174. 182.
    178 Upgrading Habits10/26/2014
    25:23
  175. 183.
    177 The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality by Ludwig Von Mises Part 210/17/2014
    14:33
  176. 184.
    176 The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality by Ludwig Von Mises Part 110/10/2014
    14:05
  177. 185.
    175 The Culture of Entrepreneurship10/03/2014
    11:13
  178. 186.
    174 Fail-Safe Investing Part 209/25/2014
    21:13
  179. 187.
    173 Fail-Safe Investing Part 109/25/2014
    16:03
  180. 188.
    172 Personal Finances Vs Other Personal Development Goals09/14/2014
    13:32
  181. 189.
    171 From Million Dollar House To Tiny Home09/04/2014
    36:46
  182. 190.
    169 Two Crucial Questions08/23/2014
    10:59
  183. 191.
    168 Win-Win Negotiation Part 3: Resolving Disputes08/17/2014
    13:43
  184. 192.
    167 The Permanent Portfolio08/07/2014
    1:29:38
  185. 193.
    166 Retired at 33: Interview with Justin from Root of Good07/30/2014
    58:56
  186. 194.
    165 The Positive Power of Entrepreneurship07/23/2014
    36:35
  187. 195.
    164 We Plan To Retire At 3007/17/2014
    25:38
  188. 196.
    163 Thinking Like An Entrepreneur: Discussion With Jeffrey Tucker07/09/2014
    25:57
  189. 197.
    162 Spend Little, Save More, Travel the World07/05/2014
    36:30
  190. 198.
    161 Review of Built To Sell by John Warrillow06/25/2014
    12:09
  191. 199.
    160 Choice Conversations Interview: Financial Freedom and More06/20/2014
    1:03:35
  192. 200.
    159 Life Without Politics06/14/2014
    17:29

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