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Jason Brennan. Democracy versus Epistocracy – The Italian Job

In this episode we talk to political philosopher Jason Brennan on his book Against Democracy. We talk about the epistemic problems of a democratic system based on universal suffrage and majority rule and a possible alternative: epistocracy. En este video conversamos con el filosofo politico Jason Brennan sobre su libro Contra La Democracia. Hablamos sobre los problemas epistemicos que nos presenta el sistema democratico basado en el voto mayoritario y una posible alternativa: la...

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Should We Ditch Democracy? feat. Jason Brennan, OTT #44

Political division and polarization in America have reached a fever pitch. Civic discourse has become a landscape nearly devoid of the intellectual virtues.  And in the midst of this, we still make our decisions in a largely democratic fashion where hardly anyone actually is informed on any important topics.  Could these negative phenomena be the result of a more systemic problem in how we govern ourselves - that is, is democracy itself to blame? Our guest Dr. Jason Brennan,...

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Land of the Free | Jon Sopel, Jason Brennan and Sarah Elliott

Jon Sopel, Jason Brennan and Sarah Elliott discuss the pitfalls of liberal democracy. Watch the full debate at https://iai.tv/video/land-of-the-free?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=description The Land of the Free is a concept branded into the political consciousness of every person in the US. "Democracy will prevail" proclaimed President Biden at his inauguration. Yet it has never felt less secure. Millions of Trump's supporters still refuse to accept the results of the...

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PERI Free Enterprise Lecture: "Why It’s OK to Want to Be Rich," with Dr. Jason Brennan

Georgetown University professor and author Dr. Jason Brennan presents a virtual lecture, "Why It's OK to Want to Be Rich," hosted by the Political Economy Research Institute at MTSU. About the Event: "Finger-wagging moralizers say the love of money is the root of all evil. They assume that making a lot of money requires exploiting others, and that the best way to wash off the resulting stain is to give a lot of it away. In Why It’s OK to Want to Be Rich, Jason Brennan...

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Jason Brennan Breaks Down His Critiques of Academia

Jason Brennan talks about his critiques of academia that he’s written about in his books “Cracks In The Ivory Tower” and “Good Work If You Can Get It: How To Succeed In Academia.” Watch the FULL episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mbGS5g3hdU - Join Renegade University: https://www.renegadeuniversity.com/ Join the Unregistered Underground supporting listeners group: https://unregisteredunderground.com 25% off all CBD products at:...

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Unregistered 159: Jason Brennan (VIDEO)

I sat down with Jason Brennan, co-author of Cracks in the Ivory Tower: The Moral Mess of Higher Education and the Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, to discuss the main source of "legitimate" information in our society: the university. Enroll in the upcoming Renegade University webinar THE "GREAT BOOKS": PLATO, THE REPUBLIC:...

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Why It’s OK to Want to Be Rich (with Jason Brennan)

In Jason Brennan's new book, Why It’s OK to Want to Be Rich, he shows that the moralizers have it backwards. He argues that, in general, the more money you make, the more you already do for others, and that even an average wage earner is productively “giving back” to society just by doing her job. In addition, wealth liberates us to have the best chance of leading a life that’s authentically our own.

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Revamped Voting & Managing Flawed People: Jason Brennan | Dangerously Good with Jay Sikand #14

Jason Brennan is an American philosopher and business professor. He is currently the Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. In today’s episode, some of the things we talked about were: people having a moral obligation not to vote, how to manage jerks, assholes, and freeloaders, reasons why it's okay to want to be rich and much more! Dangerously Good with Jay...

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