Transcript
  • 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Arguments on the incompetence to handle freedom
  • 02:00    |    
    Quotes n , Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
  • 02:49    |    
    Basic social rules
  • 06:11    |    
    Nudging
  • 06:28    |    
    Human nature
  • 08:07    |    
    Purpose of rules
  • 09:40    |    
    Universality of ethics
  • 10:21    |    
    Dynamism of laws
  • 11:15    |    
    Arguments on wealth as a social creation
  • 11:59    |    
    Quotes Elizabeth Warren
    • Social debt
    • Role of prices
    • Causality and means distortion
    • Unpaid debt
    • Intergenerational problems
    • Social individuals
    • Wealth creation
    • Nature of obligations
  • 23:47    |    
    Quotes n , Plato
  • 25:56    |    
    Civil disobedience
  • 28:17    |    
    Slavery justification
  • 31:18    |    
    Social compact argument
  • 32:18    |    
    Value is not of the material world
  • 32:38    |    
    Quotes n , Sayyid Qutb
    • Immaterial world
    • Martyrdom
  • 37:12    |    
    Forced spirituality
  • 38:54    |    
    Metaphysical debate
  • 41:04    |    
    Western philosophy
  • 43:29    |    
    Christian morality
  • 44:35    |    
    Final words
  • 44:54    |    
    Final credits


On the Best Arguments Against Free Market Capitalism (Part III)

New Media  | 05 de noviembre de 2011  | Vistas: 47

During the third part of this lecture, Stephen Hicks continues to present arguments against free market capitalism. This time, he focuses on the disputed capability of human beings to control their freedom – an argument that specifically supports paternalism. He speaks about the role that society has in the creation of wealth, based on the false premise of debt as a social condition. He also analyses the metaphysical aspects from the religious point of view. These ideas condemn any type of liberty and search obedience as a supreme value, which essentially collides with the ethics and morals of a free society, formed by responsible individuals.




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