Tag: liberalism

Classical liberalism | Wikipedia audio article

Classical liberalism | Wikipedia audio article

Classical liberalism is a political ideology and a branch of liberalism which advocates civil liberties under the rule of law with an emphasis on economic freedom. Closely related to economic liberalism, it developed in the early 19th century, building on ideas from the previous century as a response to urbanization and to the Industrial Revolution …

What Was Liberalism? #1 Ideology & Violence | Philosophy Tube

What Was Liberalism? #1 Ideology & Violence | Philosophy Tube

In the United States of America, I understand that the word ‘liberal’ means pretty much anybody politically left of Sauron. But in my country, the UK, we make a distinction between Liberalism with a capital L and the Left Wing, which is even further Left than that. Liberalism is a very popular and influential position …

The Truth About The Olympics

The Truth About The Olympics

Hi everybody! It’s Stefan Molyneux from Freedomain Radio. Hope you’re doing well. Here are some interesting truths and facts about the Olympics. Did you know that originally the Olympics were conducted entirely in the nude, usually by fairly well-oiled young men who I guess were parading in front of Socrates and Plato, as perhaps tasty …

What Was Liberalism? #2 Capitalism & History | Philosophy Tube

What Was Liberalism? #2 Capitalism & History | Philosophy Tube

Welcome back. In Episode 1 we talked about liberalism as an ideology, and what ideology means. I strongly advise watching Episode 1 before watching this video otherwise it might not make a whole lot of sense. In this video we’re gonna be talking about liberalism’s relationship to that curious phenomenon that is capitalism. ‘Capitalism,’ a …

The Truth About Slavery: Past, Present and Future

The Truth About Slavery: Past, Present and Future

Hi everybody! Stefan Molyneux from Freedomain Radio. Hope you’re doing well. This is the “Truth About Slavery”. Now, why are we even going to talk about such an ancient and evil institution? Well… We really don’t understand the history of slavery, we cannot identify it’s causes and we therefore have a very tough time fighting …

Economic liberalism | Wikipedia audio article

Economic liberalism | Wikipedia audio article

Economic liberalism is an economic system organized on individual lines, which means the greatest possible number of economic decisions are made by individuals or households rather than by collective institutions or organizations. It includes a spectrum of different economic policies, such as freedom of movement, but its basis is on strong support for a market …