Feb 16 • 1HR 3M

14 – Don Watkins: Virtue of Selfishness, Ayn Rand, Epistemology and Wealth

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Don Watkins is a fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute. He is the coauthor, along with Yaron Brook, of Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government and Equal is Unfair: America's Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality.

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0:39 - On a quest for the best life that you can achieve

4:02 - Happiness without morality or morality without happiness

5:27 - The interests of humans are at harmony

7:58 - Sacrifice is not good for you and the world

12:24 - Love is selfish

17:12 - Are soldiers sacrificial?

19:15 - The Fountainhead

23:33 - Communicating counter-culture ideas

33:58 - Epistemology

47:25 - Wealth, progress and happiness

1:01:52 - Closing remarks


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