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The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Education
172 episodes
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.
  • Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist, author, thinker, and lecturer. He is maybe best known for his book The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World Dr. Iain McGilchrist and I discussed a variety of topics relating to the bifurcated brain, how we process reality...
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  • Dr. Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., is a professor of neuroscience, psychiatry, and behavioral science and director of the Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the author of over 400 scientific research publications and has trained more than 50 postdo...
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  • Randall Wallace, graduate of Duke University, is an American NYT bestselling author of seven novels, as well as a screenwriter (TV and film), director, producer, songwriter, holder of a black belt in karate, and founder of Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity. He is perhaps best known for writing the...
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  • This episode was recorded on 03/24/2021 Dr. Marian Tupy and I discuss a variety of information critical to the direction of the world as outlined in his book Ten Global Trends. We discuss each of the ten positive trends over the last century leading to a better/ richer world overall for most of hu...
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  • This episode was recorded on April 22nd, 2021 Paul Rossi and I sit down to discuss the controversy surrounding a recent article Paul wrote. It has become apparent that an anti-racism curriculum is being instituted in schools across the United States and that doesn’t initially sound like anything but...
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  • This episode was recorded on January 21, 2021. Dr. Bjorn Lomborg and I discuss a variety of topics in the realm of climate change and worldwide problems. We examine the claims made in his latest book False Alarm. Throughout the episode we touch on sustainable development goals, prioritizing problem...
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  • Bishop Robert Barron and I sat down on March 5th, 2021 to discuss a variety of topics in the realm of the importance of the bible, the bridge between religion and biology, the nature of good, how the limits of the bible can be useful, why young people are leaving the catholic church, the hunger for...
    Play1h 54m 39s
  • I had the pleasure of speaking with Senator Mike Lee on February 18, 2021. We discuss his experiences as a United States Senator for the state of Utah. Senator Lee and I talked at length about the structure and original formation of the US government. We also cover his hypothesis of what’s happening...
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  • This episode was recorded on 03/12/21 I had the pleasure of inviting Jocko Willink on to my podcast for the first time, I’ve been on Jocko’s podcast several times in the past and now get the opportunity to reverse the interviewing role to learn more about his life and endeavors. We discuss his exper...
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  • In this episode, we spoke with Russell Brand, an English comedian, actor, radio host, writer, and activist. The three of us explore family life, having kids, the role of sacrifice, mentor/apprentice relationships, seeing the divine in others, working with family, the aspiration of fame, and more. Fi...
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  • This episode was recorded on 01/06/21 Abigail Shrier and I discuss identity, gender dysphoria, the increased rate of gender transitioning procedures among young female adolescents, details of these procedures, de-transitioning, her personal experiences with writing her book “Irreversible Damage”, an...
    Play1h 33m 25s
  • This episode was recorded on 02/17/2021 @Bret Weinstein and I discuss the events that led to his resignation from Evergreen State College, dealing with controversy, pair bonding, the new political landscape, paranoia created by having communities online, discordant opinion budgets, and more. Bret W...
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  • Description: This episode was recorded on January 29th, 2021 Juliette Fogra and I discuss, among other topics, the stunning art she created for my new book Beyond Order, her life story, artistic composition, her muse when creating, photoshop, fine art, music, living in chronic pain, and more. Greenc...
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  • This episode was recorded on Feb 14th, 2021 Jonathan Pageau and I discuss, among other topics, the issue of conscience, narrative with objective reality, perfect mode of being, the responsibility to move things towards the divine, the inevitability of religion, significance of the virgin birth, Theo...
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  • This podcast was recorded on Feb 2nd, 2021 Ayaan Hirsi Ali and I discuss, among other topics, Immigration, Islam, the changing safety of women in public(particularly in areas of Europe), clashing values of western cultures and Islam, win-win propositions, and many more career-ending topics. Ayaan ou...
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  • This episode was recorded on January 18, 2021.   Gad Saad and I discuss, among other topics, ideas as parasites, postmodernism, social constructivism, applying evolutionary thinking to understand humans’ consummatory nature, epistemic humility, nomological networks, the degrees of assault on truth...
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  • Mikhaila Peterson co-hosts this episode. In this episode, we spoke with Mark Manson, a best-selling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, and more recently, Everything Is F*cked: A Book about Hope, which has sold over thirteen million copies worldwide. He’s also a very popular blogger. We...
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  • This episode was recorded on January 11, 2021. Matt Ridley and I discuss, among other topics, economic optimism, trade through the reciprocity of nations, enlightened self-interest, virtues relation to trade, feeding nine billion people, the triumphs of cities, escape of Malthusian population trap,...
    Play2h 16m 10s
  • This episode was recorded on January 15, 2021. Douglas Murray and I discuss, among other topics, the collapse of grand narratives on the left and the right alike, the potential for the resultant explanatory and motivational void to be filled by more radical ideological ideas, and the dangers posed...
    Play1h 47m 4s
  • This episode was recorded on December 20, 2020 before the most recent events on Capitol Hill.  Gregg Hurwitz is an American novelist, scriptwriter, and producer. He has the newest book in his riveting thriller series Orphan X, coming out January 26, 2020, entitled  Prodigal Son: An Orphan X Novel....
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  • Matthew McConaughey (actor, producer, and author of New York Times Best Seller "Greenlights") sits down with Jordan Peterson to talk about Matthew’s new book, his upbringing, his relationships with his mother and father, his journey to being at peace with his fame, what it’s like to play malevolent...
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  • Chris Voss (former lead FBI hostage and kidnapping negotiator, author, and CEO of Black Swan Ltd.) sits down with Jordan B. Peterson and Mikhaila Peterson, to discuss his book Never Split the Difference, highlighting some of his guiding principles to use in negotiations at work, home, with your spou...
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  • In this lecture, 12th in the 2017 series, I discuss Heidegger's phenomenological philosophy of Being, interpreted through the eyes of the psychotherapists Ludwig Binswanger and Medard Boss. The phenomenologists were attempting to reduce the painful separation between object and subject that has as o...
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  • In this lecture, 11th in the 2017 series, I discuss the giants of existentialism, a philosophically-grounded psychological position positing (1) that psychopathology or mental illness/distress is built into Being itself and (2) that the adoption of responsibility through action is the appropriate re...
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  • In this lecture, 10th in the 2017 series, I begin to talk about Dr. Carl Rogers, a humanist psychotherapist in the phenomenological tradition, and an expert on listening and embodied wisdom. Dr. Rogers offers very profound and practical lessons on the value of truthful relationships.   Learn more ab...
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  • Wim Hof is an absolute legend, holding twenty-six world records for performing unbelievable feats of human conditioning and breaking barriers that science did not believe possible. He sits down with Jordan and Mikhaila Peterson to discuss these incredible feats and discusses his unique conditioning...
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  • Coleman Hughes and Jordan and Mikhaila Peterson discuss some of the global issues caused by polarizing opinions in race, politics, and western culture. Find Coleman Hughes on his podcast Conversations with Coleman, on Twitter @coldxman, and at his website https://www.colemanhughes.org This episode i...
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  • In this lecture, 9th in the 2017 personality series, Dr. Peterson discusses some of the essentials of Sigmund Freud's theories, concentrating on his conceptualizations of the dynamic (living) unconscious. - Thanks to our sponsors: Wondery "Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, Wondery (Dr. Death, Dirty John,...
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  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson finishes his analysis of Disney's Lion King, which provides a dramatic representation of many of the archetypes identified and analyzed by Dr. Carl Gustav Jung, student of Nietzsche and Freud, and originator of analytical psychology. - Thanks to our sponsors: https://he...
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  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson uses Disney's Lion King to further illustrate the basic principles of the personality and clinical theories of Dr. Carl Gustav Jung, student of Nietzsche and Freud, originator of analytical psychology, and great interpreter of mythology and archetype. -- Go to https://...
    Play1h 40m 53s
  • Jean Piaget, renowned developmental psychologist, helped us understand how the child built its own personality during exploration, and how that personality was further shaped by the games people play. -- Go to https://Surfshark.deals/peterson and use code PETERSON to get 83% off a 2-year plan and 3...
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  • --From: 2014 Personality Lecture 13: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Existentialism)-- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, perhaps the greatest Russian author of the twentieth century, was an Orthodox Christian existentialist, a direct descendant of Dostoevsky's thinking, and a man who took a mighty axe to the terrible...
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  • I had the great privilege of writing the foreword to the 50th-anniversary version of the abridged version of one of the most important books of the 20th century, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago, a devastating account of the absolute horror wreaked upon the people of the Soviet Empire...
    Play1h 32m 43s
  • In this, the final Maps of Meaning lecture for 2017, Dr. Peterson reviews the year and its offerings: What is a belief system? Why are people so inclined to engage in conflict to protect their belief systems? It's partly because our belief systems are not only systems of belief, but structures that...
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  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson continues his discussion of the archaic stories at the beginning of Genesis, including Cain and Abel, and the flood story of Noah (the return of chaos), and the story of the Tower of Babel (which he reads as a very old warning about the danger of erecting something akin...
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  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson discusses the creation stories in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, and describes the parallels with the stories of the development of the Buddha from childhood to early adulthood, using the archetypal schema developed previously in the course.   For Advertising Inq...
    Play2h 42m 29s
  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson discusses the manner in which the fundamental symbolic archetypes (particularly those dealing with the Wise King and Tyrant) are hijacked for the purposes of propaganda. Ideologies are parasites. Their hosts are archetypes. Knowledge of the underlying archetypes can pro...
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  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson discusses the relationship between the basic categories of imagistic/symbolic representation and brain function, noting that the very hemispheres of the brain are adapted, right/left to the environmental or experiential permanence of chaos/order or unexplored/explored t...
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  • In this lecture, Dr. Peterson discusses how the basic or archetypal categories we use to frame the world are represented in image, where they existed long before their nature could be articulated. These categories include the individual (hero/adversary), culture (wise king/tyrant), and nature (destr...
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  • In this lecture, Professor Peterson discusses uncertainty or anomaly. We frame the world -- or the world reveals itself to us -- as a story, with a starting point, a destination, and the behavioral means to move from one to the other. The destination is valued more highly than the starting point, an...
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  • In this lecture, I make the case that we each inhabit a story, describing where we are, where we are going, and the actions we must undertake to get from the former to the latter. These inhabited stories are predicated on an underlying value system (as we must want to be where we are going more than...
    Play3h 9m 36s
  • Here is the fourth episode in a 12 part series that could only be found on youtube until now! In this lecture, I conclude my analysis of the Disney film Pinocchio to illustrate the manner in which great mythological or archetypal themes inform and permeate both the creation and the understanding of...
    Play2h 16m 10s
  • Here is the third episode in a 12 part series that could only be found on youtube until now! In this lecture, I continue with the analysis of the Disney film Pinocchio to illustrate the manner in which great mythological or archetypal themes inform and permeate both the creation and the understandin...
    Play2h 9m 16s
  • Here is the second episode in a 12 part series that could only be found on youtube until now! In this lecture, I begin using a particular piece of dramatic art -- the Disney film Pinocchio -- to provide a specific example of the manner in which great mythological or archetypal themes inform and perm...
    Play2h 28m 4s
  • Here is the first episode in a 12 part series that could only be found on youtube until now! In this lecture, I discuss the context within which the theory I am delineating through this course emerge: that of the cold war. What is belief? Why is it so important to people? Why will they fight to prot...
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  • We present the final lecture in this Jordan B. Peterson biblical series. Thanks to our sponsor: https://helixsleep.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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  • We continue our biblical series with another Jordan B. Peterson lecture. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.ancestry.com/jordan http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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  • We continue with another Jordan B. Peterson lecture on the Bible. Mikhaila Peterson also has a podcast with a very special guest this past week. Thanks to our sponsor: https://helixsleep.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
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  • We continue with our series on The Bible with another Jordan B. Peterson lecture and Q & A. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.joinhoney.com/peterson http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho...
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  • We continue our series on The Bible with Dr. Jordan B. Peterson. We hope you enjoy this lecture and Q & A. We thank our sponsors: https://www.expressvpn.com/jordan https://www.ancestry.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m...
    Play2h 42m 35s
  • We continue our series on the Bible with Jordan B. Peterson's lecture about Abraham. Thanks to our sponsor: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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