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God Pepe & Petersonianism (with Jonathan Pageau)(08-11-2017)

3/7/2018
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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise | Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James Fox Higgins is joined by Canadian writer, icon carver, artist and public speaker Jonathan Pageau, best known on YouTube for his video with Jordan Peterson on "The Metaphysics of Pepe" (Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ixc9i... ) James and Jonathan discuss the nature of God, of phenomenology, and the...

Duration:00:46:57

Blade Runner 2049 - A Christian Analogy(26-10-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise | Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise What does it mean to be human? Are memories proof of history, or merely illusory implants? How do we know what is real? These are some of the most basic and ever-plaguing questions of philosophers and theologians, and it delighted James to no end to find that they were the central questions of the new film Blade...

Duration:00:31:50

Atheist Vs. Christian - ROUND 2(24-10-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise | Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise Sven and James reunite to further drill down into the differences between their worldviews. Can God exist? Can morality exist without God? Is Christianity merely a positive delusion, or is James experiencing the fruits of the Holy Spirit through his recent conversion?

Duration:01:50:08

Jordan Peterson Is A Gateway Drug To Christianity #EvenKlavan(10-10-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise | Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise This is a video of confessions, coming out, and Christ. Many young truth-seekers have found themselves enamoured with the work of one Doctor Jordan B Peterson, and it is evident from his success as a public commentator and teacher of psychology, philosophy, and even his own brand of theology (heavily informed by...

Duration:01:13:44

Warhammer 40k - An Introduction To Story & Themes(01-08-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise Guest presenter Lee Herridge from Taking Liberties Radio (AU) gives us a rundown on the story background and Libertarian-relevant themes of the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the popular miniature war game which spawned a universe of pulp fiction, comic books, games, and spin-off board games and campaigns. This video gives...

Duration:00:30:15

Threats To Freedom Of Speech On Australian Campuses With TOM BLAKE (Students For(09-07-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise After meeting at the Friedman Conference in Sydney earlier this year, James interviewed Tom Blake, a student in Western Australia, on the increasing threats to free speech on Australian Campuses, and the growing movement of students with Libertarian values who are organising to battle this regressive cancer.

Duration:00:38:35

NICK GILLESPIE (reason.com) Interview On Permissionless Innovation #FRIEDMAN17(05-07-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James had the honour of interviewing Nick Gillespie, editor of Reason.com, to unpack some of his optimistic views on liberty in the future, and the power of technology driven by a culture of "permissionless innovation" to create a more individualistic society. Check out Nick Gillespie's writing and profile at:...

Duration:00:14:17

CLAIRE LEHMANN (Quillette.com) Interview #FRIEDMAN17(05-07-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James met with Claire Lehmann of Quillette.com and TheRebel.Media to briefly discuss her beginnings in alternative media as an independent Australian journalist with some "controversial" points of view. ___________________________ LIKE, SHARE, AND SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed this video. The Rational Rise is on Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:22

Philo - Sci - Fi - Ready Player One By Ernest Cline(01-07-2107)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James and Sven discuss their ambivalent views of the recent smash hit novel READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline, which will hit the big screen as a film directed by none other than Steven Spielberg, in 2018. ___________________________ LIKE, SHARE, AND SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed this video. The Rational Rise is on Twitter:...

Duration:00:53:26

MARKETS- The Gods That Libertarians Worship W PROF MIKE MUNGER (Duke University(30-06-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James interviewed Mike Munger, Professor of Political Science, Economics and Public Policy at Duke University in North Carolina, USA. Mike and James discuss middle-ground alternatives to the all-out dichotomy of ideals presented by Socialists, and at the other extreme, Anarcho-Capitalists.

Duration:00:19:38

Philo - Sci - Fi - Stranger In A Strange Land By Robert Heinlein(30-06-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise Sven and James review one of their mutual favourite books by Robert A. Heinlein, the classic philosophical science fiction novel "Stranger in a Strange Land", and ask the questions: What is man? What is it to grok? Is cannibalism the deepest form of intimacy? Are we each part of God?

Duration:00:37:05

Success And The (2nd) Most Philosophical Question- Compared To What(29-06-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise Some musings on self-knowledge and personal development after reading Tim Ferriss's 'Tools of Titans'. I make the case that you should come join me on an information/media diet... =)

Duration:00:09:01

(HIGHLIGHTS) Alt - Media Panel W Ezra Levant Independent Man Truediltom & Dann(21-05-2017)

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UPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise THIS IS THE 30 MINUTE HIGHLIGHT REEL. View the full unedited panel here: https://youtu.be/JvxPtEg_G0I We had the distinct pleasure of being invited to speak on the alternative media panel at the 5th #Friedman Conference in Sydney. Joining us on the panel were fellow YouTubers Independent Man, TrueDilTom, Danny Duchamp,...

Duration:00:30:58

Alt - Media Panel #FRIEDMAN17 W Ezra Levant Independent Man Truediltom & Danny(19-05-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise We had the distinct pleasure of being invited to speak on the alternative media panel at the 5th Friedman Conference in Sydney. Joining us on the panel were fellow YouTubers Independent Man, TrueDilTom, Danny Duchamp, and special guest speaker Ezra Levant from The Rebel, who I invited up to join us from the audience....

Duration:01:03:32

Making Freedom Sexy w/ JUDD WEISS (Libertarian Party VP Candidate 2016) #FRIEDMAN17(12-05-2017)

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UPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Judd Weiss, a prominent figure in the Libertarian Party and the broader freedom movement. Judd ran for Vice President of the United States of America with John McAfee, and brought his unique aesthetic sensibility to the campaign. In this interview he frankly discusses his...

Duration:00:34:25

How To Succeed In Media W EZRA LEVANT (TheRebel.Media) #FRIEDMAN17(10-05-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise James had the pleasure of interviewing Ezra Levant, founder of The Rebel in Canada, and got to ask him about his transition into alternative web-based media from his previous success in network media. Ezra was able to shed some light on the process, and offer words of advice to James, and anyone else looking to succeed...

Duration:00:13:48

Altered Carbon Review By Richard Morgan - Philo - Sci - Fi (Now On Netflix)(09-05-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise Before there was a Netflix show, there was a fantastic and ultra-violent book by Richard K Morgan. Here's our review thereof. A philosophical review of Richard K Morgan's debut novel "Altered Carbon", brought to you by The Rational Rise's James and Sven.

Duration:00:40:11

Is Morality Objective Chat With I - Theist (08-05-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise Universal Morality and Moral Nihilism go head to head as Rob discusses with I-Theist, can morals be objective or universal? James T Stillwell is a philosopher who is also a former reformed baptist evangelist apologist. He has done videos lectures concerning atheist meta ethics/neo-nihilism, the hard problem of...

Duration:01:57:35

The Real Purpose Of Libertarian Philosophy (07-05-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise It's a great thing, to really get to the core of what you believe to be right, and develop moral principles that can guide your choices. But you can't force the world to change, nor can you force change in the minds of other people. So how can voluntarist philosophy benefit your life?

Duration:00:13:28

!!! INDEPENDENT MAN REVEALED !!! #FRIEDMAN17 (03-05-2017)

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SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL, so we can make more videos, more often! Books: http://a.co/62rGRfy Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rationalrise Merch: http://cafepress.com/rationalrise The elusive Independent Man has REVEALED HIS IDENTITY at the 5th Australian Libertarian Society Friedman Conference 2017. In this exclusive interview with The Rational Rise's James Fox Higgins, Scott Crowe has come out of his state of anonymity and shown his face to the world. Scott (IM) was a co-panelist with The...

Duration:00:14:49