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Peter Thiel: You Are Not A Lottery Ticket

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Discourse and action in our society are increasingly dominated by the idea that the world cannot be known. But to what degree issuccess in this world dominated by luck? How much of our lives can be planned for, and can the future be achieved in a world dominated by indeterminate thinking?

In an hour, we’ll look at the evolution of determinate to indeterminate thinking in our society, and we’ll consider its many implications.



Peter Thiel Partner Founders Fund

As a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, Peter Thiel has been involved with some of the most dynamic companies to emerge from Silicon Valley in the past decade. Before launching Founders Fund with his PayPal partners Ken Howery and Luke Nosek, Peter was an active venture capitalist in his personal capacity, funding companies like Facebook, where Peter was that company’s first outside investor and director.