Zachary Stein (zakstein.org) joins Erik on this episode. He is a writer, educator, and futurist. They discuss:- Why he says that all institutions are fundamentally educational institutions.- The crises that humankind is facing and how to make our way through them.- The new educational paradigms he foresees.- What it means to be psychologically sovereign.- The history of measurement and the fact that prior to a few hundred years ago, no one knew how old they actually were.- How to resolve the paradox that what matters cannot be measured and yet it is difficult to improve or make progress without measuring. - Why he says that throughout capitalism there have rarely been true markets.- His thoughts on globalization and interconnectedness.Remember to apply for the winter vintage of our Network Catalyst accelerator! It is a personalized program that features masterclasses from some of the best in Silicon Valley and a dedicated network leader focused on making the introductions you need to turbocharge your company. You can participate in-person in San Francisco or virtually from anywhere around the world. Find out more and apply at villageglobal.vc/networkcatalyst.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.