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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Join intellectual phenomenon Dr. Jordan Peterson and his daughter Mikhaila for enlightening discourse that will change the way you think. This podcast breaks down the dichotomy of life through interviews and lectures that explain how individuals and culture are shaped by values, music, religion, and beyond. It will give you a new perspective and a modern understanding of your creativity, competence, and personality.

Join intellectual phenomenon Dr. Jordan Peterson and his daughter Mikhaila for enlightening discourse that will change the way you think. This podcast breaks down the dichotomy of life through interviews and lectures that explain how individuals and culture are shaped by values, music, religion, and beyond. It will give you a new perspective and a modern understanding of your creativity, competence, and personality.

 

#202

S4 E52: Enlightenment and the Righteous Mind | Steven Pinker & Jonathan Haidt

This episode was recorded on June 6th, 2021. Dr. Peterson, Steven Pinker, and Jonathan Haidt sit down to discuss truth, how societies function, utopias, the role of religion, & more. Steven Pinker is a psychology professor at Harvard. He's the author of Enlightenment Now and The Blank Slate. His 12th book, "Rationality," is out now. Dr. Pinker has received many awards and often writes for The Guardian and The NY Times. Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU Stern. His research focuses on the intuitive foundations of morality across cultures. He's the author of The Righteous Mind and The Coddling of the American Mind. His next book, "Three Stories about Capitalism," is expected by 2022. Follow Steven's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sapinker Read Steven Pinker's book: https://stevenpinker.com/publications/rationality-what-it-why-it-seems-so-scarce-and-why-it-matters Find more Jonathan Haidt here: https://www.thecoddling.com/ Read Jonathan's book: https://www.amazon.com/Coddling-American-Mind-Intentions-Generation/dp/0735224919 Jonathan's most recent essay: https://www.persuasion.community/p/haidt-monomania-is-illiberal-and ____ [0:00] Intro [00:18] Jordan introduces guests Dr. Stephen Pinker and Dr. Jonathan Haidt [02:47] Catching up with the recent research and endeavors of Jonathan Haidt. Elaborating on the framework of moralism versus true and false when viewing the world [07:00] How cognitive biases lead to a more pessimistic view of the world [10:30] The problems with the idea of utopia and its beneficial uses when properly inserted into a society's belief (religious) structure [18:00] Examining the role group religions play in bringing people together [24:30] Jordan highlights the role he believes Christianity had in turning people's attention to the evil within us all [29:30] Reflections on Enlightenment Now. How do you engage people towards a higher set of goals without religion as a backbone? [38:00] Is the world we live in a new frontier based on the expanding influence of the internet and social media on individuals' decision-making? [48:00] Discussion on the dangers posed by the new world to the endurance of liberal democracies [56:00] Finding truth in the post-2012 social media revolution [1:06:00] The rate of change in modern life [1:07:00] The Righteous Mind, Haidt's interpretation of the religious instinct/impulse and why he gets a positive reaction from religious crowds [1:06:00] Saying goodbye to Dr. Pinker due to time constraints [1:17:30] The human ability for imitation through learning or exploring [1:25:30] Religion as a social function? Or an inherent impulse inside us all to find higher states? [1:29:30] Comparing views on the central uniting principle of groups, societies, or human beings for that matter [1:33:00] Is the extreme claim that power is the central driving factor of western European civilization grounded in reality? [1:37:52] Is having a common purpose or shared beliefs a more powerful way of bringing people together? [1:45:00] Recounting Haidt's research on disgust in both humans and animals [1:52:00] Exploring any correlation to disgust levels and political beliefs/alliance [02:02:30] Wrapping up Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

25 Oct 2021

2 HR 09 MINS

2:09:58

25 Oct 2021


#201

S4 E51: Apocalypse Never? | Michael Shellenberger

This episode was recorded on October 4th, 2021 Dr. Jordan Peterson and Michael Shellenberger exchange ideas about the Apocalyptic Environmentalism that is getting mainstream coverage. Michael sheds light on the true impact of climate change and the theory of nuclear peace. As they dive into Michael’s new book, “San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities'', Dr. Peterson shares his view on the book and what he enjoyed about it. Michael Shellenberger is the best-selling author of Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, a Time Magazine “Hero of the Environment,” and “Green Book Award” winner. He is also the Founder and President of Environmental Progress, an independent and nonprofit research organization based in Berkeley, California. He advises policymakers around the world and has writings and TED talks viewed over 5 million times. Read Michael’s books: https://shorturl.at/eijoL Check out Environmental Progress: https://environmentalprogress.org Follow Michael on Twitter: https://shorturl.at/amLO2 ———————————— Shownotes ———————————— [00:00] Jordan introduces this week's guest, Michael Shellenberger. [01:07] The meaning of “Time” magazine “hero of environment” and “green book award winner”. [01:33] Michael’s thoughts on the impact of environmentalism on mental health. [02:59] Who Michael Shellenberger is and his book "Apocalypse Never." [05:49] Cognitive Behavior Therapy. [07:44] Dr. Peterson’s view towards dealing with problems. [08:44] Being a good person according to Dr. Peterson. [11:59] The religious movement of Apocalyptic Environmentalism. [13:19] Dr. Peterson and values. [21:17] Death of God and the highest ideal. [24:02] Nature and the positive feminine. [25:04] 'The Great Mother' by Erich Neumann. [27:33] The relationship between plastic waste and OCD. [29:57] Vegetarianism & the ritual of saying grace. [31:04] Why Dr. Jordan thinks Becker's book is flawed. [32:09] Erich Neumann 'The Origins and History of Consciousness.' [36:31] Mass Extinction. [37:49] Land production according to Michael Shellenberger. [38:34] Temple Grandin. [43:58] How sweatshops save the planet. [45:23] Dr. Peterson shares his perspective on subsistence farming. [48:35] The smart environmentalists. [52:07] The food surpluses and population declines. [53:12] The reduction of carbon emissions. [55:27] Dr. Peterson comments on being at a subsistence level. [56:11] Michael’s connection between benevolence and energy transformation. [57:12] Dr. Peterson comments on the relationship between work and energy. [57:40] Depression and the environment. [59:53] Displacement and nuclear power plants. [01:02:16] The theory of nuclear weapons & peace. [01:06:19] The unwarranted apocalypse. [01:08:21] Shellenberger comments on climate change. [01:09:48] Dealing with the runaway positive feedback loop. [01:12:58] Dr. Peterson and “safe routes”. [01:14:10] Dr. Peterson’s perspective towards apocalypses. [01:15:15] Dealing with crisis and resilience to different kinds of catastrophes. [01:17:09] Prosperity and eradicating poverty. [01:20:59] The environmental problems we should address. [01:24:47] The problem with the free market obsession. [01:27:42] San FranSicko - Shellenberger’s book. [01:32:25] Pathological altruism. [01:34:08] Dr. Peterson’s thoughts on excessive compassion. [01:37:43] The hero's journey. [01:38:46] The most reliable cure for alcoholism according to Dr. Peterson. [01:40:04] Victor Frankl, blaming the victim, and the positive maternal. [01:45:04] How people in Amsterdam and America deal with addiction. // SPONSORS // Interested in sponsoring my audio podcast? Reach out to my advertising team here: sponsorships@jordanbpeterson.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

2 HR 02 MINS

2:02:19

18 Oct 2021


#200

S4 E50: Australia: Lockdowns and Location Apps | John Anderson

This episode was recorded on September 9th. Dr. Jordan Peterson and John Anderson exchange ideas about the freedom of conscience, policies, and mandatory vaccines. Dr. Jordan shares his experience with policies while Anderson shares tips on conducting proper debates while commenting on the governmental debates. See how Australia connects to their discussion and how social media came into play. John Anderson is a sixth-generation farmer and grazier from New South Wales, who spent 19 years in the Australian Parliament. After serving in politics, Anderson launched a web-based interview program, Conversations with John Anderson, featuring interviews with public intellectuals. He continues to serve the interests of Australia’s rural and regional communities. Find more John Anderson on his website https://johnanderson.net.au/ Check out his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnAndersonConversations Check out his Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnandersonao Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JohnAndersonAO/ ———————————— Shownotes ———————————— ● [00:00] Dr. Peterson introduces this week’s guest, John Anderson. ● [03:32] "The problem with fighting fire with fire is that you end up burning." Dr. Peterson ● [03:54] What’s happening in Australia and the west? ● [04:26] John’s tips for proper debates. ● [06:17] How Anderson views Australia’s regime. ● [06:40] China’s imposed threat on Australia. ● [09:09] John quoting Henry Kissinger on freedom. ● [09:47] The legality of mandatory vaccines in western culture and the blitz story during WWII in Britain. ● [11:48] Anderson’s analogy of democracy. ● [14:31] Dr. Peterson’s advice on policies. ● [16:05] The lockdowns in Australia. ● [22:07] Dr. Peterson’s perspective towards proper political force on vaccinations. ● [21:26] The cost of safety. ● [25:29] John’s opinion on debates. ● [26:56] Breaking down trust in the government. ● [31:53] How governmental debates should be conducted. ● [37:21] Freedom of Conscious. ● [43:10] The best rationale for mandatory vaccines. ● [53:01] Lockdowns and the dangers of mandating medical procedures. ● [59:46] The power of social media and John’s thoughts on moving forward. ● [01:02:19] Social media and John's podcast. ● [01:06:47] Anderson’s thoughts on freedom and governments. ● [01:10:15] Australian politicians' understanding of social media. __________ Visit www.jordanbpeterson.com to view more information about Jordan, his books, lectures, social media, blog posts, and more. Jordan B. Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist, and the author of the multi-million copy bestseller 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, #1 for nonfiction in 2018 in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, the Netherlands, Brazil and Norway, and slated for translation into 50 languages. Dr. Peterson has appeared on many popular podcasts and shows, including the Joe Rogan Experience, The Rubin Report, H3H3, and many more. Dr. Peterson’s own podcast has focused mainly on his lecture series, covering a great deal of psychology and historical content. Jordan is expanding his current podcast from lectures to interviews with influential people around the world. We hope you enjoy this episode and more to come from Dr. Peterson in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:01

11 Oct 2021


#199

S4 E49: Enhanced Interrogation Techniques | Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Mohamedou Ould Slahi was detained at Guantanamo Bay without charge for 14 years. His best-selling memoir ‘Guantánamo Diary: The Fully Restored Text’ and movie ‘The Mauritanian’ are available now. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Helix Sleep: Go to www.Helixsleep.com/Jordan for $200 off all mattress orders and two free pillows. Dr. Jordan Peterson’s guest Mohamedou Ould Slahi shares his experience with more than a decade of torture and depression in Guantánamo Bay. Mohamedou starts with his childhood and guides us through his journey across Germany and Canada. The life-changing phone call and his hard-to-hear torture sessions are shared as he explains the change he experienced in his beliefs. Check out this episode to listen to how his 14 years of pain ended. Mohamedou Ould Slahi was detained for 14 years at Guantanamo Bay detention camp without charge. Though the Mauritanian citizen continued journaling while imprisoned, the U.S. government declassified it. In January 2015, the diary became an international bestseller and a 2021 drama film titled “The Mauritanian”. Read Mohamedou’s memoir: http://guantanamodiary.com/  Watch the trailer of The Mauritanian on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WJSjln30BQ Follow Mohamedou on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mohamedouould  - Subscribe to the “Mondays of Meaning” newsletter here:  https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson:  Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos  Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson  Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson  Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson  Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store:  https://shop.jordanbpeterson.com/ Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team: sponsorships@jordanbpeterson.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

04 Oct 2021

2 HR 49 MINS

2:49:20

04 Oct 2021


#198

S4 E48: Searching for God within Oxford and Cambridge | James Orr & Nigel Biggar

Dr. James Orr is a Ph.D. holding author of books The Mind of God and The Works of Nature. Dr. Nigel Biggar is an American priest, author, and moral and pastoral theology professor at Oxford. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Helix Sleep: Go to www.helixsleep.com/jordan for $200 dollars off all mattress orders and two free pillows. Basis by Elysium: Visit www.trybasis.com/jordan and use code “JBPBASIS” for one month free (equivalent to $45 off). Canva: Go to www.canva.me/peterson to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. In today’s episode, Dr. Jordan, Dr. James Orr, and Dr. Nigel Biggar discussed how religion and culture affect your identity. They also discuss nationalism, human rights throughout history, ideology, and more. Want to know how your identity gives meaning to your life? Then this episode is for you. Dr. James Orr is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Classics from Balliol College, Oxford. He is the author of The Mind of God and the Works of Nature and teaches the philosophy of religion and ethics at Cambridge. He is a regular contributor to The Times Literary Supplement and The Critic Magazine.  Dr. Nigel Biggar, an Anglican priest, is a moral and pastoral theology professor at Oxford where he also directs the Mcdonald centre for theology, ethics, and public life. He is the author behind many books including: What’s Wrong with Rights? Between Kin and Cosmopolis, In Defense of War, and Behaving in Public: How to do Christian Ethics in Public. Dr. Nigel Biggar: Twitter: https://twitter.com/nigelbiggar?lang=en  Website profile: https://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/staff/professor-nigel-biggar  McDonald Centre website: https://www.mcdonaldcentre.org.uk/ Dr James Orr: Website profile: https://www.divinity.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-james-orr The Mind of God and Works of Nature: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mind-God-Works-Nature-Philosophical/dp/9042937629  Neo-Aristotelian Metaphysics and the Theology of Nature: https://www.routledge.com/Neo-Aristotelian-Metaphysics-and-the-Theology-of-Nature/Simpson-Koons-Orr/p/book/9780367637149 - Subscribe to “Mondays of Meaning” newsletter here:  https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson:  Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos  Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson  Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson  Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson  Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store:  https://teespring.com/stores/jordanbpeterson Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team: sponsorships@jordanbpeterson.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

2 HR 21 MINS

2:21:33

27 Sep 2021


#197

S4 E47: Sex and Dating Apps | Rob Henderson | The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Rob Henderson is a US Air Force veteran, Ph.D. student in evolutionary and social psychology, and prolific writer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: “Matter” by Elysium: Go to https://explorematter.com promo code “JBPMatter” to get one month subscription for free (worth $45). Dr. Jordan Peterson and Rob Henderson exchange ideas about the impact of luxury beliefs on the different socioeconomic classes, polyamory, and the idea of the patriarchal institution. Dr. Jordan shares his experience with Henderson as they discuss psychopathy and its relationship with dating apps. Check out this episode to listen to what they have to say about pornography, defunding the police, the role of sex, the consequences of reproductive technology, and much more. Rob Henderson, a veteran of the US Air Force, is a Ph.D. student in evolutionary and social psychology at the University of Cambridge. He also got his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Yale. His writing appeared in worldwide newspapers like the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Quillette. Currently, he is writing a memoir to be published in late 2022. Check out his website for more information: https://www.robkhenderson.com/ Follow Rob on Twitter: https://twitter.com/robkhenderson - Subscribe to “Mondays of Meaning” newsletter here: https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson: Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store: https://teespring.com/stores/jordanbpeterson Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team: sponsorships@jordanbpeterson.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

20 Sep 2021

1 HR 53 MINS

1:53:54

20 Sep 2021


#196

S4 E46: Individuality and Autonomy: Maxime Bernier and the PPC | Maxime Bernier

Honorable Maxime Bernier is the leader of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC), former MP of Beauce (‘06-’19) and candidate for the Prime ministership of Canada. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Blazing Bull Grills - Visit https://blazingbullgrills.com and use code “JP150” at checkout to get $150 off the Blazing Bull 1,500 Degree Grill. ReliefBand: Reliefband.com Use promo code “JBP” to receive 20% off plus free shipping and a no questions asked 30-day money back guarantee. In this episode Maxime shares his story, how and why he got into politics, the founding of the PPC and his vision for the future of Canada. There is also discussion on “common sense” policies, free markets, governmental overreach, the dismantling of classical conservative ideals, and the upcoming Canadian election (20th September 2021). People’s Party of Canada: https://www.peoplespartyofcanada.ca/   PPC’s YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/c/PeoplesPartyofCanadaOFFICIAL   Maxime’s Instagram: https://instagram.com/hon.maximebernie   - Subscribe to “Mondays of Meaning” newsletter here:  https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson:  Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos  Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson  Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson  Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson  Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store:  https://teespring.com/stores/jordanbpeterson Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team: sponsorships@jordanbpeterson.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

17 Sep 2021

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:08

17 Sep 2021


#195

S4 E45: Justin Trudeau and the Election that Should Have Never Been | Rex Murphy

Rex Murphy is a renowned Canadian commentator and author who deals primarily with Canadian political and social matters. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Green Chef - Visit https://greenchef.com/jbp100 promo code “jbp100” to get $100 off and free shipping. BiOptimizers - Visit https://magbreakthrough.com/jbp promo code “jbp10” to save 10% on Magnesium Breakthrough plus the chance to get more than $50 of supplements for free. “Basis” by Elysium - Visit https://trybasis.com/jordan promo code “JBPBASIS” to get one month for free saving you $45. In this special episode Dr. Peterson and Rex Murphy discuss the Canadian political landscape, Justin Trudeau’s government, the federal debate, the upcoming election and why it was called in the first place. Rex is best known working on and for CBC Here and Now, CBC Radio 1’s Cross Country Checkup, writing for The Globe and Mail, and writing for The National Post. Rex Murphy's page on the National Post: https://nationalpost.com/author/rmurphynp RexTV: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2RijHkcWRTCYRcZsdCfnMQ Rex’s National Speakers Bureau Bio: https://www.nsb.com/speakers/rex-murphy/ - Subscribe to “Mondays of Meaning” newsletter here: https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson: Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store: https://teespring.com/stores/jordanbpeterson Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team: sponsorships@jordanbpeterson.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

14 Sep 2021

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:20

14 Sep 2021


#194

S4 E44: No Safe Spaces? | Prager and Carolla | The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Dennis Prager, an American conservative radio show host, and Adam Carolla, a comedian and a podcaster, join forces to discuss their documentary “No Safe Spaces.” Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: BioOptimizers: www.magbreakthrough.com/jbp Use code “jbp10” to save 10% when you try Magnesium Breakthrough. Plus a chance to get $50 of supplements for free with select purchases. ReliefBand: Reliefband.com Use promo code “JBP” to receive 20% off plus free shipping and a no questions asked 30-day money back guarantee. - Dennis Prager, is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host, heard on 300 stations across America and around the world. He is the co-founder and president of Prager University, the most prominent conservative video site globally, with over a billion views per year. 65% with people under 35 years, New York Times Bestselling author of 10 books. A biblical scholar with expertise in biblical Hebrew.  Adam Carolla is best known as a comedian, actor, radio personality, television host, and New York Times Bestselling author. He hosts the Adam Carolla show that holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the most downloaded podcast. To talk about the documentary they were deeply involved in, 'No Safe Spaces,' and the problems it encountered with distribution, free speech, and beyond. Watch “No Safe Spaces” https://nosafespaces.com/watch-now/ Dennis Prager: https://dennisprager.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/PragerUniversity Adam Carolla: https://adamcarolla.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/AdamCarolla - Subscribe to “Monday’s of Meaning” newsletter here: https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson: Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store: https://teespring.com/stores/jordanbpeterson Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

06 Sep 2021

2 HR 12 MINS

2:12:36

06 Sep 2021


#193

S4 E43: Is Property Theft? | Dr Robert Murphy

Dr. Robert P. Murphy is an Austrian School economist, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, and Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Matter by Elysium - https://explorematter.com/Jordan promo code “JBPMatter” to save $45 (one month free). This episode of The Jordan Peterson Podcast covers topics such as value, free trade, private property, and minimum wage laws. They also dedicate time to discuss the specialization of individual tasks, interest rates, the Business Cycle, and more engrossing matters.  Being the author of multiple books, from Lessons for the Young Economist, to The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, Dr. Murphy does not hold back with his economic and political discussions. He continues to highlight his views in his other book, Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Interaction, which is a modern distillation on the school of Austrian economics.  Dr. Murphy’s website: https://consultingbyrpm.com/ Dr. Murphy's bio: https://bit.ly/38qiNyk Dr. Murphy's Book: "Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action" https://www.independent.org/store/book.asp?id=116 Subscribe to “Monday’s of Meaning” newsletter here: https://linktr.ee/DrJordanBPeterson Follow Dr. Peterson: Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/JordanPetersonVideos Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Instagram - https://instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com/ Visit our merch store: https://teespring.com/stores/jordanbpeterson Interested in sponsoring this show? Reach out to our advertising team here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

30 Aug 2021

2 HR 38 MINS

2:38:44

30 Aug 2021


#192

S4 E42: Saving Humanities | Stephen Blackwood

Dr. Stephen Blackwood: Philosopher, cultural critic and founder of Ralston College.  Jordan Peterson and Dr. Stephen Blackwood discuss his work as founder of the Inner City Youth Program and his experience with developing Ralston College in Savannah, Georgia. We get into a deep discussion about the inner workings of philosophical aspects about social constructs, University and the humanities, the spiritual ‘culture crisis’ going on today, and more.  Dr. Stephen Blackwood is the founding president of Ralston College in Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Blackwood specializes in the history of philosophy and dedicates a large portion of his work and studies on Boethius. He has contributed a great deal to several programs including the St. George’s YouthNet as well as an educational mentoring program for inner-city kids in Nova Scotia. Dr. Blackwood has been recognized by the floor of the US Senate due to his op-ed “ObamaCare and My Mother's Cancer Medicine” that reached the Wall Street Journal.  Check out Dr. Stephen Blackwood’s website:  https://www.stephenjblackwood.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

23 Aug 2021

2 HR 05 MINS

2:05:08

23 Aug 2021


#191

S4: E41: The Four Dos and Don'ts of Divorce | Warren Farrell

Dr. Warren Farrell and I discuss his book “The Boy Crisis” which explores the challenges boys face in education, mental health, relationships with fathers, and more. Together we steer the conversation towards the overwhelming experience of being a young male navigating through early adolescent years into adulthood.  Warren Farrell is a well-established author who was chosen as one of the world's top 100 thought leaders at the Financial Times. His books have been published in more than 50 countries and 19 different languages. Farrell is the author of New York Times Bestsellers “The Boy Crisis” and “Why Men Are The Way They Are”. Warren Farrell has been involved in a manifold of powerful movements focused on men and women and has been featured on over a thousand television shows including Oprah Winfrey, and Larry King. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

16 Aug 2021

2 HR 44 MINS

2:44:49

16 Aug 2021


#190

S4E40: Bitcoin: The Future of Money? | Bitcoiner Book Club | The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

This episode was recorded on May 13th, 2021 In today’s episode, Dr. Jordan Peterson sits down with four vocal members of the #Bitcoin community for an introduction to the world of #cryptocurrencies. Together, they cover a variety of topics ranging from the intricacies of Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies and #blockchain security, to philosophical opinions on the utility of money, ideal economics, and mapping value. He is joined by John Vallis, host of the Bitcoin Rapid-Fire podcast that brings on the industry's experts to discuss world-changing technology. Richard James, the creator of the film Hard Money which digs deep into the corrupted nature of what money has become.  Gigi Der, a software engineer who writes code for Bitcoin, and author of 21 Lessons: What I've Learned from Falling Down the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole.  And Robert Breedlove, ex-hedge fund manager, philosopher in the Bitcoin space, and host of The "What is Money?" Show.  For more on today’s guests: John Vallis’ podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bitcoin-rapid-fire/id1476958861 Richard James’ movie: https://www.hardmoneyfilm.com/ Gigi’s book: https://21lessons.com/ Robert Breedlove’s podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-what-is-money-show/id1541404400 The opinions expressed in the video are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual or on any specific security or investment product. It is only intended to provide education about the financial industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

09 Aug 2021

1 HR 37 MINS

1:37:25

09 Aug 2021


#189

S4E39: The End of Universities? | Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Yeonmi Park's account of her experience at Columbia University is harrowing - as someone who had just arrived in the West after her escape from North Korea, the idea that she had to censor herself at a prestigious university like Columbia, or any university for that matter - which have historically been bastions of free thought is horrifying. Her experience serves as one example of just how far the Universities have deteriorated. Dr. Peterson wanted to put this together because he still feels like it’s possible to save the Universities, but before that can happen, more people need to be aware of just how twisted they’ve become. Feel free to share and reference this video as some evidence and perspectives on the state of Western Universities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

02 Aug 2021

50 MINS

50:49

02 Aug 2021


#188

S4E38: Death, Disease, and Politics | Dr. Randy Thornhill

This episode was recorded on May 10th 2021. Jordan Peterson’s guest today is distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of New Mexico, American entomologist and evolutionary biologist, Dr. Randy Thornhill. Dr. Thornhill’s research shines an enticing light on scientific areas that most people have never been exposed to. We come to understand and appreciate the importance of evolutionary biology in shaping our opinions, attitudes, and in many cases the decisions we make throughout our lives. Dr. Thornhill has authored and co-authored around 250 scientific publications, and a majority of his work has been cited in scientific literature over 35,000 times. Dr. Thornhill shares his findings on attractiveness including cryptic female choice, symmetry, carotenoid pigments, and the characteristics of attractiveness. They also cover Dr. Thornhill’s parasite-stress theory, the critical role that infectious disease plays in humanity, IQ, sex, religion, and conservatism. For information on Dr. Randy Thornhill’s publications, visit: https://www.amazon.com/Books-Randy-Thornhill/s?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3ARandy+Thornhill Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

26 Jul 2021

2 HR 06 MINS

2:06:21

26 Jul 2021


#187

S4E37: The Immortality Key; Psychedelics and the Ancient Age | Brian Muraresku & Prof. Carl Ruck

This podcast was recorded on May 14th, 2021. In today’s episode, Dr. Jordan Peterson is accompanied by author Brian Muraresku and Professor Carl Ruck to unravel the secrets of ancient Greek culture and religion. They embark upon the sinuous journey of discussing psychedelics in Ancient Greek religion, and how both Brian and Professor Ruck became deeply invested in understanding the subject. Today we meet with Brian Muraresku, who tells us why and how he was drawn to research the role of psychedelics within Western civilization. Muraresku is also the author of The Immortality Key: The Secret History of the Religion With No Name. Carl Ruck is an American professor who’s known for his extensive research on mythology and religion regarding the sacred role of entheogens; a selection of psychoactive plants that are known for inducing altered states of reality or consciousness. Ruck co-authored the book The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries, and is currently teaching mythology classes supporting this theory at Boston University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

19 Jul 2021

2 HR 07 MINS

2:07:01

19 Jul 2021


#186

S4E36: From the Beginning to Now | Lawrence Krauss

This episode was recorded on May 7th 2021 On this episode of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is accompanied by American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist Lawrence M. Krauss. Throughout his career, Dr. Krauss has made remarkable contributions to the field of research on particle physics and cosmology. Dr. Krauss formerly worked at Yale University, Case Western Reserve University, and Arizona State University. Dr. Krauss also founded ASU’s Origins Project, a non-profit corporation that holds public panel discussions on science, culture, and social issues. Some of his work includes popular books such as The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

12 Jul 2021

2 HR 07 MINS

2:07:12

12 Jul 2021


#185

S4E35: Baron Black of Crossharbour | Lord Conrad Black

In this Season 4, Episode 35 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by Lord Conrad Black. Conrad Black is a Canadian-born British peer, and former publisher of The London Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Jerusalem Post, and founder of Canada's National Post. He is a columnist and regular contributor to several publications, including the National Review Online, The New Criterion, The National Interest, American Greatness, The New York Sun, and the National Post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

05 Jul 2021

2 HR 31 MINS

2:31:16

05 Jul 2021


#184

S4E34: A Conversation so Intense It Might as Well Be Psychedelic | John Vervaeke

On this Season 4, Episode 34 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by John Vervaeke, a colleague of Jordan’s. John has been an associate professor in the teaching stream at the University of Toronto since 1994. He teaches courses in the Psychology department on thinking and reasoning with an emphasis on insight problem solving associated with creativity, cognitive development with an emphasis on the dynamic nature of development, and higher cognitive processes with an emphasis on intelligence, rationality, mindfulness, and the psychology of wisdom. Jordan and John discuss how they know each other, the last time they saw one another, Christianity, power, perspective, atheists, religion, Heidegger, and much more. Find more about John Vervaeke online on his website http://johnvervaeke.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

28 Jun 2021

2 HR 39 MINS

2:39:18

28 Jun 2021


#183

S4E33: The Meaning of Music | Samuel Andreyev

Description: This episode was recorded on 2/8/2021 On this Season 4, Episode 33 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan was joined by Samuel Andreyev. Samuel Andreyev is a Canadian composer. He writes music for orchestras, soloists, chamber groups, singers, and other ensembles throughout Europe and the world. He also hosts the Samuel Andreyev Podcast, a professor at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg. He is also known for his YouTube Channel, presenting an analysis of works that he believes are interesting and important. Dr. Jordan Peterson and Samuel Andreyev discussed skills needed to be successful as an artist, where to start if you want to compose music, the hierarchy in western music, the relationship of music and language, the importance of genres, tips on learning composition, how having a family is helpful to his career and more. The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast can be found at https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/podcast/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

24 Jun 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:07

24 Jun 2021


#182

S4E32: Free Speech and the Satirical Activist | Andrew Doyle

On this Season 4 Episode 32 Episode of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by British comedian, author, playwright, journalist, political satirist, and voice of Titania McGrath, Andrew Doyle. Andrew Doyle and Jordan discuss his new book, “Free Speech and Why It Matters”, the hate crime law in Parliament, the attack on free speech and its importance, Twitter attacks, creativity, Titania McGrath’s story, and much more. Find more Andrew Doyle on his website https://andrewdoyle.co.uk, and check out his book, “Free Speech And Why It Matters.”  The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast can be found at https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/podcast/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

21 Jun 2021

2 HR 29 MINS

2:29:04

21 Jun 2021


#181

S4E31: Intimations of Creativity | Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman

This episode was recorded on April 13th, 2021 On this Season 4, Episode 31 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman. Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist exploring the limits of human potential. He hosts the very popular podcast 'The Psychology Podcast'. He is an author, editor, and co-editor of nine books including his newest 'Transcend: The New Science of Self Actualization'. Dr. Kaufman and Jordan discussed cognitive science, behavioral study, and Humanism. They also touched on many points including IQ. tests, personality traits, aggression in hierarchy, dating intelligence, self-actualization, long-form media, and much more. Find more Scott Kaufman on his website https://scottbarrykaufman.com/, in his books, and on his podcast show The Psychology Podcast The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast can be found at https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/podcast/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

17 Jun 2021

2 HR 07 MINS

2:07:08

17 Jun 2021