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Money Course: Introduction

  • Waterfall is a guided, in-depth program for everyone interested in studying systematically issues upon which Objectivism has something distinctive and important to say.
  • Executive Summaries written by Senior Scholar Stephen Hicks, Researcher Andrei Volkov, and others are provided for the longer items to give busy people an essentialized overview and/or to highlight the key themes for those who will pursue the in-depth reading.
  • The first course: Money. Examine the essential role that money plays in production, trade, and investment—as well as explore the hostility towards money from many theologians and other theorists such as Karl Marx.
  • Authors included in the Money course are: Ayn Rand, Karl Marx, Dr. Tara Smith, Dr. David Kelley, Dr. Leonidas Zelmanovitz, Walter Donway, Dr. George Selgin, Dr. Niall Ferguson, Ludwig von Mises, Dr. Stephen Hicks, Andreas Antonopoulos, and Jennifer Grossmann.
  • Links to thirteen additional recommended items about the morality, economics, politics, and technology of money are provided for those wanting further study.
DML: Money and Greed
Week 1
3:59
DML: Money and Greed
Week 1
3:59
Tara Smith, "Money Can Buy Happiness"
Week 2
Tara Smith, "Money Can Buy Happiness"
Week 2
Karl Marx, "The Power of Money in Bourgeois Society"
Week 3
Karl Marx, "The Power of Money in Bourgeois Society"
Week 3
Ayn Rand, "Francisco's Money Speech"
Week 4
Ayn Rand, "Francisco's Money Speech"
Week 4
Stephen Hicks, "Money’s Truth and Money’s Health"
Week 5
Stephen Hicks, "Money’s Truth and Money’s Health"
Week 5
Stephen Hicks, "You Should Love Money"
Week 6
Stephen Hicks, "You Should Love Money"
Week 6
Ayn Rand, "The Money–Making Personality"
Week 7
Ayn Rand, "The Money–Making Personality"
Week 7
Ludwig von Mises, The Theory of Money and Credit
Week 8
Ludwig von Mises, The Theory of Money and Credit
Week 8
David Kelley, "The Root of Money"
Week 9
7:55
David Kelley, "The Root of Money"
Week 9
7:55
Walter Donway's "Crony Capitalism versus 'Making' Money"
Week 10
Walter Donway's "Crony Capitalism versus 'Making' Money"
Week 10
Recommended Readings on the History of Money
Week 11
Recommended Readings on the History of Money
Week 11
Andreas Antonopoulos, "How bitcoin is changing the world"
Week 12
24:59
Andreas Antonopoulos, "How bitcoin is changing the world"
Week 12
24:59
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