Philosophy is often disparaged as an ivory tower pursuit that makes no difference in the real world. But if you know how to look, you can see its influence everywhere. This talk by Yaron Brook, executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute, explores how today's widespread acceptance of determinism has made many people suspicious of immigration. In contrast, the controversial positions that ARI takes on immigration reflect its philosophical understanding of free will.
This talk was delivered at Ayn Rand Student Conference 2016 on November 5, 2016, at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
This was first published on the Ayn Rand Institute Channel, for more see https://www.youtube.com/AynRandInstitute
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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.