Transcript
  • 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:19    |    
    Introduction
  • 02:59    |    
    Capitalism
    • Moral social system
    • What is capitalism?
    • Freedom
      • Property rights
      • Real private property
      • Individual decisions
      • Why does capitalism provide freedom?
      • Self-interest
  • 11:06    |    
    Alternative systems
    • Communism
      • Lack of individual decisions
      • No private property
      • Mantra of communism
      • Moral premise of communism
      • Examples of communism
    • Socialism
      • Government intervention
      • Mantra of socialism
      • Moral premise of socialism
    • Fascism
      • Adolf Hitler
      • Property control
      • Group association
      • Government intervention
      • Degrees of fascism
      • Recent events in the United States
      • Absence of capitalism
  • 24:17    |    
    Capitalism and government
    • Property and freedom
    • Initiation of force
    • Political alternative
  • 27:16    |    
    Theocracy
  • 27:52    |    
    Basic requirements of human life
    • Action
    • Production
    • Society
    • Social parasites
    • Physical impediments
  • 32:20    |    
    Acting on rational judgments
  • Social context
  • 33:01    |    
    Physical force
    • Degrees of physical force
    • Physical assault
    • Kinds of force
      • Physical force
      • Indirect force
        • Business freedom
        • Cancer cure example
  • 45:14    |    
    Basic means of survival
    • Moral principle of individual rights
    • Freedom of action
    • Capitalism
    • Contradiction of capitalism
    • Barack Obama
    • Challenge to the status quo
  • 51:01    |    
    Morality of socialism
  • 51:30    |    
    Self-sacrifice
    • Sacrifice
    • Net loss
    • Altruism
    • Service to others
    • Life and happiness
    • Pity
      • Religious authorities
      • Social consensus
      • Appeal to force
      • Delayed gratification
      • Argument from intimidation
    • Morality of sacrifice
  • 01:01:09    |    
    Principle of individual rights
    • Rationality
    • Productivity
    • Honesty
    • Independent thinking
    • Justice
  • 01:07:05    |    
    Rational egoism
    • Principle of egoism
    • The poor
    • The disabled
    • The helpless
    • Charitable donations
  • 01:16:51    |    
    Morality of capitalism
  • 01:17:22    |    
    Quotes Ayn Rand
  • 01:17:47    |    
    Question and answer period
    • Does temporary sacrifice have a long-term benefit? What is gratitude?
    • What are Ayn Rand's views on taxation?
    • If I consider the Food and Drug Administration to be a wise advisor, am I violating my moral standards?
    • Could the intervention of Austrian economists, like Henry Hazlitt's in the New Deal, be considered moral?
    • Invalid defense of capitalism
  • 01:47:47    |    
    Final words
  • 01:48:31    |    
    Final credits


Morality of Capitalism

New Media  | 28 de octubre de 2009  | Vistas: 23

In this video, Craig Biddle identifies and concretizes the essence of capitalism; compares it to those of communism, socialism, and fascism; and shows why only capitalism is consistent with the requirements of human life and happiness—and thus only capitalism is moral.




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