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Stefan Molyneux (born 24 September 1966) is a Canadian philosopher, blogger, essayist, author, and host of the Freedomain Radio[1] series of podcasts, living in Mississauga, Canada. He has written numerous articles and smaller essays which have been published on libertarian websites such as LewRockwell.com, antiwar.com and Strike The Root[2], recorded over 1700 podcasts, produced over 500 videos, and written numerous books which are all self-published except for his first, which was published by Publish America. In 2006 Stefan Molyneux quit his previous job in the field of computer software and works full-time on Freedomain Radio, a philosophical community website which is funded through voluntary donations.

Freedomain Radio[edit]

Format[edit]

Freedomain Radio is primarily an online podcast, however Molyneux also uses essays, videos, books, articles, interviews, and public speaking to deliver his content. The regular content of the show covers topics such as anarchism, ethics, Austrian economics, atheism, religion, education, family, and politics. Each Sunday Molyneux conducts a call-in show where listeners can talk with him about either a set topic of discussion, or their own. Freedomain Radio also has an online community message board for listeners to discuss Molyneux's content as well as related topics.

Books[edit]

Stefan Molyneux is the author of several non-fiction books. He has written On Truth, Universally Preferable Behaviour, Real-Time Relationships, Everyday Anarchy, Practical Anarchy, Achieving Freedom[3], and Against The Gods?. Molyneux has also written two fictional books, The God of Atheists and Revolutions.

Interviews[edit]

Stefan Molyneux has conducted interviews with people such as Nathaniel Branden[4], Max Keiser[5][6], Peter Schiff[7], Stephan Kinsella[8][9], Mary Ruwart[10], Alison Gopnik[11], Marc Faber[12], David Lindorff[13], Greg J. Siegle[14], Stuart Shankar[15], and several other figures in the fields of education, academia, psychology, politics, and economics.

Public Speaking[edit]

Stefan Molyneux was the closing speaker for the 2009 New Hampshire Liberty Forum on March 8.[16][17] The position was taken by Ron Paul in 2008 and John Stossel in 2007. Molyneux debated with 2004 US Presidential Candidate Michael Badnarik at Drexel University on July 5, 2009.[18][19] Molyneux was the opening speaker for PorcFest 2010 on June 24[20][21], the annual liberty festival organized by the Free State Project. Molyneux spoke at the Students For Liberty Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference hosted at Drexel University on October 9, 2010.[22][23][24] Molyneux spoke at Libertopia[25] on October 14–15, 2010. Molyneux spoke at the Ontario Libertarian Party Annual Liberty Seminar at Toronto on November 6, 2010.[26][27]

Notes[edit]

  1. ↑ Freedomain Radio accessed January 7, 2009
  2. ↑ Columns by Stefan Molyneux accessed October 25, 2010
  3. ↑ Only Part 1 has been released.
  4. ↑ Interview with Nathaniel Branden accessed October 26, 2010
  5. ↑ 'On the Edge' with Max Keiser accessed October 26, 2010
  6. ↑ OTE68 On the Edge with Stefan Molyneux
  7. ↑ The Peter Schiff Interview
  8. ↑ Stephan Kinsella on Intellectual Property accessed October 26, 2010
  9. ↑ Kinsella Intellectual Property discussion on Freedomain Radio Book Club accessed October 29, 2010
  10. ↑ US Health Care in Crisis accessed October 26, 2010
  11. ↑ The Philosophical Baby accessed October 26, 2010
  12. ↑ The Economics of the Coming Crash accessed October 26, 2010
  13. ↑ Obama's War Crimes - An Interview with David Lindorff about Omar Khadr accessed October 27, 2010
  14. ↑ Anxiety, Depression, Autism accessed October 26, 2010
  15. ↑ Babies, Brains, Nature, and Nurture accessed October 26, 2010
  16. ↑ New Hampshire Liberty Forum - Keynote Speaker: Stefan Molyneux accessed October 25, 2010
  17. ↑ 2009 Liberty Forum accessed October 29, 2010
  18. ↑ How Much Government Is Necessary? accessed October 25, 2010
  19. ↑ Campaign For Liberty Newsletter 6/20/09 accessed October 25, 2010
  20. ↑ 2010 Porcupine Freedom Festival - Opening Speaker - Stefan Molyneux, Freedomain Radio accessed October 25, 2010
  21. ↑ PorcFest accessed October 25, 2010
  22. ↑ Freedom is Humility - Stefan Molyneux speaking at Drexel University accessed October 25, 2010
  23. ↑ 2010 Students For Liberty Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference accessed October 25, 2010
  24. ↑ Freedom is Humility: Stefan Molyneux’s Opening Keynote at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference accessed November 7, 2010.
  25. ↑ Libertopia accessed October 25, 2010
  26. ↑ The Power of the Parasite Class - Stefan Molyneux Speaks in Toronto accessed November 9, 2010.
  27. ↑ 2010 Annual Liberty Seminar and General Meeting accessed November 9, 2010.

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