Religion, communism vs. capitalism, and much more – Episode 12

Topics covered: Is pursuing a career selfish? How to evaluate selfishness. Doing something to the detriment of others. Religion and selfishness. Nietzsche on Christianity. Mormonism. Individualism in America vs. Asia. The afterlife and selfishness. Immanuel Kant. Ayn Rand. Communism vs. capitalism and different senses of equality. Self-interest and market forces. Government programs and taxation/force. Democracy, Socrates, and majority rule. Climate change and majority opinion. Self-interest and global warming. Martyrdom and self-interest. ( 1 hr. 26 min. )

Christianity, Mormonism, suicide, etc. – Episode 7

Topics covered: Selfishness and self-care. Conflicts of interest (or lack thereof). Christianity and Mormonism. Original sin. Individualism and collectivism in Christianity. Christianity and self-care / mental health. Suicide as selfish/altruistic. Selfish giving. Game theory. Adam Smith. ( 47 min. )