Selfishness, key to personal success and world prosperity Q&A -- Yaron Brook

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Q&A Only! This question and answers portion followed Yaron Brook's talk on Selfishness, key to personal success and world prosperity. Hosted by Maastricht Students For Liberty, the talk was given on October 29, 2014 at Maastricht University, SBE in Maastricht, Holland.

Questions and topics in the Q&A:

Was Gandhi selfless when led Indians to rise up against British? (0:12)

Why are danish people happier than Somalian if Somalian have more freedom (no govrnment) unlike Danish (big government)?

The common propert (in communism)

Global warming, carbon trading (13:40)

Competition, raising from poverty, Hong Kong (22:40)

Welfare state, people who can't make it (25:35)

Steve Jobs, choice of Chinese workers (33:30)

the Fountainhead, selfishness is not about money (40:55)

How come that morality of self-sacrifice is winning over thousands of years? Does that imply that people can't think? Aristotle, religion, guilt (46:50)

Selfishness, why would people help others? (56:25)

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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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