Yaron Brook, Onkar Ghate & Greg Salmieri: Free Speech & Patreon

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2y Dec 21, 2018

Yaron Brook talks with Onkar Ghate and Greg Salmieri about free speech, the Patreon scandal, and Sam Harris's reaction. During this Livestream from the Ayn Rand Institute the guests will discuss free speech from an Objectivist's perspective, and why the controversy is philosophic in nature.

Episode Breakdown:
00:01:48: origins of attacks on Free Speech & platforms
00:05:30: intellectual and philosophical causes of Free Speech & platform controversies
00:12:30: collectivism and tact in the free speech realm; altruism & values
00:18:10: emotionalism, irrationality, and abandonment of Reason; trigger warnings & microaggressions
00:27:30: standards for using platforms; establishing alternatives to Patreon and social media; choice
00:37:50: social media and Patreon as government utilities
00:46:25: endgame of anti-Free Speech and backlash against Social Media & Platforms
00:54:10: Intellectual Dark Web and defending Free Speech

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About Yaron Brook

Yaron Brook, Radical for Capitalism, discusses news, culture and politics from the principled perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Yaron is the executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute and a world class speaker.


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