Stefan Molyneux is the founder and host of Freedomain, the largest and most popular philosophy show in the world. With more than 4,500 podcasts, 10 books and 600 million downloads, Stefan has spread the cause of liberty and philosophy to millions of listeners around the world.
A full-time parent and philosopher, Stefan has given speeches at liberty-themed events all over the world. His speeches cover subjects ranging from politics, philosophy, economics, relationships, parenting and how to achieve real freedom in your life!
Stefan is here to talk w me today about his work and about his having been de-platformed by You Tube and Twitter and what he’s doing now.
IN THIS EPISODE:
1:45 How Stefan got de-platformed from Twitter/Youtube, etc.
10:35 All power is based on a series of lies
16:20 Almost no philosophers talk about parenting
17:30 Kids do not choose their parents, so you should treat them and raise them with the highest moral standards
19:20 Objective reality exists. Knowing what’s real is foundational to mental health
24:40 Suzanne and Stefan discuss virtue, “the state,” race, men and women, and the family
25:00 Virtue is universally preferable behavior. Morality must be universal.
29:50 The purpose of communism is allow people to be violent, not to gain “equality”
33:15 Marxist theory used “class” as a means to divide people. Today we use race
35:55 Women and men have faced different evolutionary pressures; this does mean one is superior” to the other
37:40 A lot of people are facing an existential crisis related to love and family
39:00 What’s the point of wealth, virtue, etc. if you can’t pass it along to your kids
40:00 People are most comfortable doing whatever people around them are doing
41:10 Feminism is driven by “fear currency”
41:30 During Covid, a lot of women left the workforce and realized they enjoyed being home w/ their families
44:45 Dating and sex is about fertility and children
45:00 High-quality men want to date younger women with less baggage
50:25 Parents pass their mindset on to their kids. You have a lot of agency over your kids and what they are taught
52:20 Your children have a front row seat to your marriage
56:50 Free will: When you have an “ideal standard,” you know what to aim for
1:00:00 If you enjoy your life, you should want to pass that joy on to another generation
1:05:40 How much money would you give up in order to obtain meaning and community?