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Robert Tracinski (@Tracinski) and Jason Crawford (@jasoncrawford) join Erik on this episode. Robert is an author and creator of The Tracinski Letter. Jason is an entrepreneur and runs Roots of Progress, a blog about the ascent of mankind, from the caves to computers and beyond.

They discuss:

- The idea of a “capitalism appreciation society” akin to an art appreciation society.

- The backward perspectives that people have on economic progress.

- Their answers to the critiques of capitalism as unsustainable.

- How society has changed from biological sources of resources to artificial ones over time.

- Whether automation will mean that people work less in the future.

- Growth and its relationship to democracy.

- The role of business in ensuring the welfare of people in a country.

Remember to apply for the winter vintage of our Network Catalyst accelerator! It is a personalized program that features masterclasses from some of the best in Silicon Valley and a dedicated network leader focused on making the introductions you need to turbocharge your company. You can participate in-person in San Francisco or virtually from anywhere around the world.

Find out more and apply at villageglobal.vc/networkcatalyst.

Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform.

Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.

Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.
Robert Tracinski (@Tracinski) and Jason Crawford (@jasoncrawford) join Erik on this episode. Robert is an author and creator of The Tracinski Letter. Jason is an entrepreneur and runs Roots of Progress, a blog about the ascent of mankind, from the caves to computers and beyond. They discuss: - The idea of a “capitalism appreciation society” akin to an art appreciation society. - The backward perspectives that people have on economic progress. - Their answers to the critiques of capitalism as unsustainable. - How society has changed from biological sources of resources to artificial ones over time. - Whether automation will mean that people work less in the future. - Growth and its relationship to democracy. - The role of business in ensuring the welfare of people in a country. Remember to apply for the winter vintage of our Network Catalyst accelerator! It is a personalized program that features masterclasses from some of the best in Silicon Valley and a dedicated network leader focused on making the introductions you need to turbocharge your company. You can participate in-person in San Francisco or virtually from anywhere around the world. Find out more and apply at villageglobal.vc/networkcatalyst. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal. Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy. read more read less

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