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...
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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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.