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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.

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

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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.

    An Atheist in the Realm of Myth | Stephen Fry

    An Atheist in the Realm of Myth | Stephen Fry

    On this episode of the Jordan B Peterson Podcast, I am joined by Stephen Fry. Stephen Fry is a noted British actor, writer, comedian, political figure, journalist, poet, intellectual and much more. You may have seen him in the films Chariots of Fire, A Fish Called Wanda, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, V for Vendetta, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, and The Hobbit film series. He’s also served as the president of a mental health charity. Stephen’s list of accomplishments is far too long to list here.

    Stephen and I discussed a variety of topics in the realm of drama, literature, and politics. We also discuss among other topics, atheism, religion, rationalism, empiricism, myth/story, bartering with reality, Greek mythology, Egyptian mythology, resentment, cruelty in the world, constitutional monarchy versus a democratic republic, and much more.

    Find more of Stephen Fry on Twitter @stephenfry, his website stephenfry.com, check IMDB for his many movie and television appearances, and his many books.

    This episode was recorded on March 28th, 2021.
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    • 1 hr 40 min
    A Brain Divided | Iain McGilchrist

    A Brain Divided | Iain McGilchrist

    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 as human beings, and the downfalls of the views that have shaped western culture according to McGilchrist. 
    Find more Iain McGilchrist on his new website channelmcgilchrist.com, and check out his new book “The Master and his Emissary”, and look for Iain's new book The Matter of Things coming in the near future.
    This episode was recorded on February 15th, 2021.
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    • 1 hr 48 min
    The Psychology of the Psychedelics | Roland Griffiths

    The Psychology of the Psychedelics | Roland Griffiths

    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 postdoctoral research fellows. He has been a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and numerous pharmaceutical companies in the development of new psychotropic drugs.

    Dr. Roland Griffiths and I discuss the research with John Hopkins University. We spoke about how he got into psychedelics and convinced ethic committees to approve such research, why he chose the scientific path, specifics about his studies with psilocybin, transformations of cancer patients with family members, the impact of psilocybin in existing institutions, the ongoing studies he is performing with long-time meditators and religious leaders, how the integration of psilocybin into society may look and more.

    Find more information about the center for psychedelic and consciousness research at https://hopkinspsychedelic.org, and read Roland’s publications at https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/publications

    This episode was recorded on March 2nd, 2021

    FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CENTER FOR PSYCHEDELIC AND CONSCIOUSNESS RESEARCH:
    http://hopkinspsychedelic.org

    ONGOING STUDIES:
    Depression Study Website
    https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/depressionstudy

    Cigarette Smoking-Psilocybin Study Website
    https://www.quitsmokingbaltimore.org/

    Alzheimer’s Disease-Psilocybin Study Website
    https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/alzheimers

    Anorexia Nervosa-Psilocybin Study Website
    https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/anorexia

    Co-occurring Depression and Alcohol Use Disorder
    https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/depression-alcohol

    Psychedelic Survey Studies
    https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/index/#research

    PUBLISHED STUDIES:
    All Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Science Publications
    https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/publications
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    • 2 hrs 29 min
    Brave Art | Randall Wallace - Jordan B Peterson Podcast

    Brave Art | Randall Wallace - Jordan B Peterson Podcast

    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 historical drama Braveheart (1995), which earned him a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and an Academy Award nomination in the same category, but has since directed The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), We Were Soldiers (2002), Secretariat (2010) and Heaven Is for Real (2014). Mr. Wallace also penned the lyrics to the acclaimed hymn Mansions of the Lord (music by Nick Glennie-Smith), featured in the soundtrack of When We Were Soldiers and performed as the recessional for President Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
    Mr. Wallace and I discussed the power of art, music and story, his unlikely stint writing songs for an animal band, the profound influence of Biblical stories on his work and thought, the experience of depression, the necessity and significance of sacrifice, the general development of his career as a successful Hollywood writer and director, and his upcoming action movie about the Pope. 
    This episode was recorded on March 9th, 2021.


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    • 2 hrs 26 min
    Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know | Marian Tupy

    Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know | Marian Tupy

    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 humanity. We explore how impactful these trends are and why the trajectory of societies is looking less apocalyptic than most people may believe.

    Dr. Marian Tupy is a senior policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and co-author of Ten Global Trends: Every Smart Person Should Know.

    Find more Dr. Marian Tupy at his website - https://www.HumanProgress.org and his book Ten Global Trends: Every Smart Person Should Know - https://www.amazon.com/Global-Trends-Every-Smart-Person/dp/1948647737/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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    • 1 hr 53 min
    The Grace Church High School Controversy: Teaching and the Voice of Conscience with Paul Rossi and Jordan Peterson

    The Grace Church High School Controversy: Teaching and the Voice of Conscience with Paul Rossi and Jordan Peterson

    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 a positive change. I had Paul on to share his concerns after working in one of these schools that are implementing new ways of thinking about how our western society is structured. We spoke about many of the flaws we see with the current direction of teaching.
    Paul Rossi is a high school mathematics teacher and writer. His April 21st, 2021 essay titled “I Refuse to Stand by While my Students are Indoctrinated” was published on Bari Weiss’ Substack “Common Sense with Bari Weiss”.
    Find more of Paul Rossi in the article he and Bari Weiss wrote https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/i-refuse-to-stand-by-while-my-students
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    • 2 hrs 11 min

Customer Reviews

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1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

Caomhinb ,

Profound insights into how we all think and behave.

If you have been brought up in the modern hyper-rational tradition, like me, then it takes some time to start to let in the profound insights that Jordan explores in his numerous podcasts, books and videos.

It’s a slow burn, it chips away at the rational minds need for facts and slowly but surely seeps into the ancient part of your mind that just nows what you need to live a good life, a sense of belonging and awe at this extraordinary world we inhabit.

Keep on challenging convention and waking people up Jordan!

minesa99a ,

The most important person on the planet

Prof Jordan Peterson is simply the most important person on the planet.

Alexander Heaton ,

Deafening Silence on the corona tyranny

Jordan, I admire you so much and you have helped me greatly to understand the world and the psychological states of peoples minds that create tyrannies. However, I have to give you a bad review, as your not taking notice of your own teachings about the likelihood of most people being the concentration camp guard. This is happening everywhere In the hospitals and clinics as nurses and drs (who are paid huge sums of money) to administer the mRNA gene altering injections. Many now stand by and do nothing as we lose all our god given rights and freedoms. We have a world take over of Covid-fascism by the globalist elite for a fake virus that has a 99.97 percent survival rate? And you think an experimental vaccine that has been rushed through will solve this created crisis? In the U.K. over a 1000 people have been killed by the vaccine bioweapon and half a million seriously injured according to the uk government yellow card reporting. You admire Alexander S as the greatest dissident but you say nothing of Julian Assange who is being tortured in the U.K. for the mere crime of being a journalist. I look forward to the day Jordan when you use your voice to speak out and help save humanity from this new form of tyranny. God bless you, I know you have been a victim of big pharma bad drugs please see this problem is endemic and so wide spread it’s out of control. Please help me and all of the voiceless who are being murdered slowly and silently with this false vaccine.

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