Yaron Brook Show: Interview with Greg Salmieri
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Mar 18, 2018
defining and explaining self-interest; talking to others about it; barriers to selfishness
how the ideas of selfishness an Objectivism radical
why capitalism requires a moral defense
connection between success and self-interested acting; implicit moral codes
self-interest/selfishness as the human default
long term rational self-interest vs. short term irrationality
altruism in the individual and in the society
defining and explaining sacrifice
meaning of life: Jordan Peterson vs. Objectivism
Rand usage of the word ‘selfishness’ and determining the validity of dictionary definition; concept formation and definition
Q: what role does skepticism have in the difficulty of talking about selfishness?
being rationally optimistic about the world one lives in