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The Evolution of Western Individualism, Part II of II

Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog (1818) by Caspar David Friedrich At the December 11, 2018 meeting of Owl & Ibis yours truly presented Part II of II of The Evolution of Western Individualism, "Individualism in the 20th and 21st Centuries, A Closer Look." A PDF of the evening's slideshow is here.
This presentation was Part II of II of The Evolution of Western Individualism. The following handouts were given at the meeting – Handout 1, Handout 2. As always, comments and questions about the presentation, slideshow and handouts are welcome. Topics covered during the presentation included:
Recap of Part I Collectivism as a Reactionary Force Measuring Individualism/Collectivism by Geert Hofstede The Historical Spread of Individualism Beyond the West Objectivism by Ayn Rand Individualism in the U.S. The Modern Rise of Individualism Outside the West Neoliberalism & Individualism by Noam Chomsky Closing Thoughts    Individualism-Group Equilibrium    Individualism and Morality Individualis…