Functional Philosophy #107

(1) Private Lawyers (2) Philosophy vs. Psychology (3) Shrugging

In this episode of Functional Philosophy, I answer the following questions:

00:38 - "One primary function of the government is to treat all citizens equally under the law. How does an objectivist square this with lawyers for hire? Under a system where one can pay for legal counsel, those with more money hire more/better lawyers, while those without such money cannot, with this typically leading to different final outcomes."

08:12 - "What merits [psychology] to be a special branch of science, when philosophy is seemingly sufficient to explain the emotions and actions of people?"

12:42 - "[How can I] feel my selfish contributions to the world won't contribute to a society of [people] who I dislike?"

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