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#174 – Tyler Cowen: Economic Growth and the Fight Against Conformity and Mediocrity

#174 – Tyler Cowen: Economic Growth and the Fight Against Conformity and Mediocrity

Update: 2021-04-106
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(00:00 ) – Introduction

(07:24 ) – Economics

(09:16 ) – Nuclear war

(16:03 ) – The American dream

(23:16 ) – Capitalism: pros and cons

(29:50 ) – Is competition good for the world?

(31:53 ) – Free market

(32:57 ) – Anarchy

(35:23 ) – Ayn Rand

(40:04 ) – The case for big business

(44:31 ) – Clubhouse

(49:35 ) – Loneliness

(51:47 ) – Eric Weinstein and economic growth

(56:08 ) – Communism

(58:58 ) – Putin

(1:04:29 ) – China

(1:09:21 ) – UBI

(1:13:17 ) – Disagreement with Eric Weinstein

(1:17:09 ) – Money, Bitcoin, and Ethereum

(1:25:20 ) – WallStreetBets

(1:29:16 ) – MIT

(1:36:44 ) – UFO sightings

(1:44:03 ) – Contemporary art is misunderstood

(1:51:06 ) – Mexican food is the best in the world

(1:55:56 ) – Jiro Dreams of Sushi

(1:59:59 ) – Book recommendations

(2:02:15 ) – Advice for young people

(2:05:53 ) – Love

(2:11:35 ) – Mortality

(2:13:25 ) – Meaning of life

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LetItBeMe

I don't know what's happened to Eric Weinstein lately, but it's much more pleasant and rewarding to listen to Tyler Cowen right now.

Apr 11th
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#174 – Tyler Cowen: Economic Growth and the Fight Against Conformity and Mediocrity

#174 – Tyler Cowen: Economic Growth and the Fight Against Conformity and Mediocrity

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