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Video essays that explore the intersection of art, culture, and big ideas written & produced by FEE's Director of Media, Sean W. Malone.

May 3, 2018

Wakanda could never exist in the real world. Wakanda is frustrating because it perpetuates the myth that an abundance of a really valuable natural resource is all you need to create a prosperous and extremely advanced society. This is simply not true. Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, wrote about how isolationism actually leads to a regress in technology.

Check out these other articles to learn more about isolationism and protectionism:

The Case Against Protectionism by Larry Reed

Herbert Spencer Was Right: Protectionism Is Really Aggression-ism by Gary M. Galles


Written & Produced by Sean W. Malone
Edited by Jaye Davidson & Sean W. Malone