#178 – Michael Malice and Yaron Brook: Ayn Rand, Human Nature, and Anarchy

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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(09:43) – Desert island thought experiment
(15:00) – Communism
(18:30) – Immanuel Kant
(19:39) – Donald Hoffman
(30:10) – DMT elves
(38:52) – Humility
(55:45) – Jordan Peterson and religion
(1:05:23) – Ben Shapiro: facts don’t care about your feelings
(1:19:23) – Why Ayn Rand is controversial
(1:41:01) – Selfishness
(1:44:43) – Communism and fascism
(2:11:42) – Authoritarianism
(2:20:02) – Bitcoin
(2:46:13) – Anarchy debate
(3:44:08) – Dangers of communism
(3:49:47) – Favorite character in Ayn Rand s Atlas Shrugged
(3:58:25) – Advice for young people
(4:15:24) – Does love require sacrifice?
(4:23:12) – Back to the island