Edward H. Crane lays out a strategy to convert the public into “Hayekian intellectuals,” one of his purposes in founding the Cato Institute.
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George H. Smith and David D. Friedman have a debate over whether economics or ethics forms a better basis for libertarian ideas.
Dr. Ron Paul shares his personal philosophy on how ideas can inform politics in this 1981 Council for a Competitive Economy video.
David Boaz and Charles Murray each discuss their respective books about what it means to be a libertarian in this 1997 Cato debate.
Roy A. Childs, Jr. gives a fiery and impassioned speech to open the 1979 Libertarian Party Nominating Convention.
Nathaniel Branden talks about self-concept and coming challenges to the libertarian movement at the 1979 Libertarian Party Presidential Nominating Convention.
Robert Anton Wilson and Karl Hess team up for a hilarious and irreverent two-and-a-half hour chat with the audience.
Nathaniel Branden talks about internal barriers that affect interpersonal relationships in this lecture from 1984.
Ayn Rand admonishes businessmen for apologizing for capitalism in her final public lecture.
Kevin Bjornson lectures on the origins of the common law and civil asset forfeiture at a 1992 International Society for Individual Liberty conference.