Knowledge and Power

What is the Impact of Raising Taxes on the Wealthy?

What is the Impact of Raising Taxes on the Wealthy?

In this short clip bestselling author and influential thinker George Gilder discusses the effects of raising taxes on the wealthy. Although this is commonly pointed to as a solution for America’s economic problems, you may be surprised by what this policy decision results in. In his new book Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Read More ›

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The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World

We are trained and educated to comprehend the operations of the universe in a materialistic way, where physical and chemical processes are assumed to be the deepest level of knowledge that can be acquired. George Gilder, in his new book Knowledge and Power, disputes that. Read More ›
Why Are You Hopeful for America? George Gilder author of Knowledge & Power

Why Are You Hopeful for America? George Gilder author of Knowledge & Power

In this short clip bestselling author and influential thinker George Gilder discusses why he is hopeful for America, her future economy, and her place in the world market. In his new book Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World, Gilder synthesizes his analysis of technology and economics to build a new theory Read More ›

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How Do Tax Rates Affect Revenue?

In this short clip bestselling author and influential thinker George Gilder discusses how tax rates affect revenue and, as a result, affect you. In his new book Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World, Gilder synthesizes his analysis of technology and economics to build a new theory of capitalism.

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Information, the Entrepreneur, and George Gilder’s New Economic Thinking

Gilder draws on information theory, as developed by the famed mathematician Claude Shannon and others, as a central metaphor for the economy. In Gilder's rendition, information consists of striking surprises conveyed over a quiet, stable channel. Gilder then adapts this metaphor to economic phenomena, including entrepreneurship, finance, the role of government, and income redistribution. Read More ›

Is Capitalism Based on Greed – George Gilder author of Knowledge and Power

In this short clip bestselling author and influential thinker George Gilder looks at whether or not Capitalism is based on greed. In his new book Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World, Gilder synthesizes his analysis of technology and economics to build a new theory of capitalism. Read More ›