1170: Happiness & Objectivism from Tal Tsfany, Ayn Rand Institute & Dot Com Bubble 2.0?

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There's a lot of money going into tech stocks in today's world, which was the case back in the late 90s. There are some other signs that we may be entering that territory again. Jason Hartman and Adam break down an article that gives 7 signs that we may be headed for round 2 of the dot com burst and see if they agree with the points.

Then Jason talks with Tal Tsfany, President & CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute, about free speech on college campuses, how we should be defining things like happiness and selfishness, and why we should be focusing on the self. They also examine the philosophies of those who want to tax the rich in order to redistribute wealth.

Key Takeaways:

[2:18] Venture Capital investment in tech is around 1999 levels

[6:41] The trait behind the boom and bust of the 90s

[12:09] How growth stocks vs value stocks relates to the housing market

Tal Tsfany Interview:

[16:28] What's happening with speech on college campuses is a result of progressive philosophies

[18:16] What would Ayn Rand's political views be in today's world?

[21:56] Ayn Rand's definition of happiness

[25:23] Love is a goal or value that you pursue. It's a spiritual trade

[29:20] Ayn's definition of selfishness

[33:18] Berkley students in the 60s were reading Ayn Rand to be cool, but not following through on the axioms

Website:

www.AynRand.org

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