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Cultural Movements: Creating Change

Yaron Brook, Onkar Ghate

Presented at: OCON 2008

Date: Jun 28, 2008

Among the cultural forces in ascendancy over the last few decades are "free" markets and the resulting globalization; environmentalism; and religion. These three lectures examine the rise of global markets, environmentalism and religion in the late-twentieth and early-twenty-first centuries. The lectures address questions such as: What steps did these movements take to gain their success? How were they organized? What did they count on? What do they seem to be planning for the future? 

Having examined these movements, Dr. Brook and Dr. Ghate extract what we can learn from them in regard to changing a culture. How can we as a movement organize and work most effectively to bring about the kind of world Ayn Rand's philosophy equips us to create?

Roughly one lecture will be devoted to globalization, one to environmentalism and religion, and one to strategies for the present and future.

current eventsculturereligionintellectual activismenvironmentalism

Parts: 3

Handout: none