55 minutes | Jul 18th 2016

Episode 008 | Politely Up Yours - Religion

Dave Rael and Joe Macaluso faith and religion, the impact of religion on societal norm, Chapters: 0:52 - Book Club - Man, Economy, and State2:11 - Elasticity of demand3:17 - Outlay5:47 - Speculation and equilibrium12:13 - Digging into religion and personal experiences of faith and institutional religion19:21 - Science, observation, the scientific method, and faith20:49 - Progression of human knowledge; morality and ethics; the state as religion24:13 - Sources of wisdom, inspiration, and ideas of "right" behavior28:25 - Secular ethics: The Non-aggression principle and Stefan Molyneux's Universtally Preferable Behavior32:22 - Selfishness, virtue, and altruism42:01 - Guilt, Original Sin, and white privilege44:48 - Comparisons of church and state47:28 - Perceptions of "the one percent"49:49 - Sources of conflict and zealotry Resources: Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, Scholar's Edition - Murray N. Rothbard Arbitrage Herbert Henry Dow and the German Chemical Cartel Campus Crusade for Christ Deism Scientific method Non-aggression principle Stefan Molyneux - Freedomain Radio Universally Preferable Behaviour: A Rational Proof of Secular Ethics - Stefan Molyneux The Virtue of Selfishness, Centennial Edition - Nathaniel Branden, Ayn Rand Dave's Blog Post on Self-Sacrifice Original Sin
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