Yaron Brook Show: Nationalism & Americanism

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2y Oct 28, 2018

Yaron discusses the idea of Nationalism -- it's historical & philosophical roots and its current political manifestations. He contrasts Nationalism with the ideas of America's founding, the idea of Americanism...

Episode Breakdown:
00:03:00: Trump’s nationalism
00:05:10: Nationalism and Israeli philosopher
00:08:45: origin of concept of nationalism; 19th century and countries and capitalism; Marx
00:18:00: Nationalism in 19th century Garibaldi Italy and Bismarck Germany; statism
00:23:30: Conservatives and Nationalism and Trump; collectivism, nationalism and immigration
00:32:00: Nationalism vs. Individualism; Capitalism vs. Statism; Religion, collectivism
00:35:10: alternative uses of Nationalism & Patriotism; Nationalism & Individualism
00:48:35: Proper Americanism; combating collectivism & nihilism; America’s founding principle
00:58:07: Nationalism and Europe; E.U.;
1:07:00: Question: Is there a link between conservatism and nationalism?
1:07:34: Question: How does one preserve American values against the Left & Rights attacks?
1:12:55: Question: What considerations should one have about enlisting in the military?
1:16:08: Question: How good is the AFD party in Germany?
1:19:50: Question: Can the Libertarian party be used to move America to more freedom?
1:21:10: Question: thoughts on Jonathan Haidt?

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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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