The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

www.jordanbpeterson.com
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.


Maps of Meaning 2: Marionettes & Individuals (Part 1)
Aug 2 • 145 min
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…
Maps of Meaning 1: Context and Background
Jul 26 • 153 min
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…
Biblical Series: Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors
Jul 19 • 167 min
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
Biblical Series: A Wrestling with God
Jul 12 • 154 min
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
Biblical Series: Jacobs Ladder
Jul 5 • 155 min
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…
Biblical Series: The Great Sacrifice Abraham and Isaac
Jun 28 • 155 min
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
Biblical Series: Sodom and Gomorrah
Jun 21 • 154 min
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…
Biblical Series: Abraham A Father of Nations
Jun 14 • 149 min
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
Biblical Series: The Call to Abraham
Jun 7 • 124 min
We continue our biblical series with another Jordan B. Peterson lecture. Thanks to our sponsor: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Biblical Series: The Phenomenology of the Divine
May 31 • 163 min
As we continue the Jordan B. Peterson series of biblical lectures, we’d like to also mention that Mikhaila Peterson now has a podcast that can be found here: https://mikhailapeterson.libsyn.com/website We thank our sponsors:…
Biblical Series: Walking with God Noah and the Flood
May 24 • 144 min
We are revisiting Jordan B. Peterson’s Biblical Series during a time when we believe it to be helpful. In this episode, Dr. Peterson presents another lecture and Q&A on the Bible. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.expressvpn.com/jordan…
Biblical Series: The Psychology of the Flood
May 17 • 160 min
We are revisiting Jordan B. Peterson’s Biblical Series during a time when we believe it to be helpful. In this episode, Dr. Peterson presents another lecture and Q&A on the Bible. Thanks to our sponsors: https://helixsleep.com/jordan…
Biblical Series: Cain and Abel - The Hostile Brothers
May 10 • 139 min
We are revisiting Jordan B. Peterson’s Biblical Series during a time when we believe it to be helpful. In this episode, Dr. Peterson presents another lecture and Q&A on the Bible. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.ashford.edu/jordan…
Biblical Series: Adam & Eve / Self-Consciousness, Evil, and Death
May 3 • 155 min
We are revisiting Jordan B. Peterson’s Biblical Series during a time when we believe it to be helpful. In this episode, Dr. Peterson presents another lecture and Q&A on the Bible. Thanks to our sponsor: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad…
Biblical Series: God and the Hierarchy of Authority
Apr 26 • 164 min
We are revisiting Jordan B. Peterson’s Biblical Series during a time when we believe it to be helpful. In this episode, Dr. Peterson presents another lecture and Q&A on the Bible. To dive deeper into the presentation and visuals of this lecture, please…
Biblical Series: Genesis 1 - Chaos & Order
Apr 19 • 155 min
We are revisiting Jordan B. Peterson’s Biblical Series during a time when we believe it to be helpful. In this episode, Dr. Peterson presents a lecture and Q&A on the Bible. Thanks to our sponsor: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad…
Biblical Series: Introduction to the Idea of God
Apr 12 • 159 min
On this Easter Sunday, we bring you our first lecture from Jordan Peterson’s Biblical Series. These lectures (previously only available on You Tube) will be released in full, and along with selections from his Q&A. We hope you enjoy this series at a time…
Personal Responsibility
Apr 5 • 129 min
Our final 12 Rules for Life lecture from Auckland, NZ. Recorded on Feb. 23, 2019. Thanks to our sponsor: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Toxic Masculinity - A 12 Rules for Life Lecture
Mar 29 • 131 min
Episode 52 is a Jordan B. Peterson 12 Rules for Life lecture from Wellington NZ. Recorded in February of 2019. Thanks to our sponsor: https://www.ashford.edu/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
My Pen of Light - Part Two
Mar 22 • 55 min
Part two of a Jordan B. Peterson “12 Rules for Life” lecture from his book tour in New Zealand. Recorded February of 2019. Thanks to our sponsors: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ https://helixsleep.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
My Pen of Light - Part One
Mar 15 • 79 min
A Jordan B. Peterson “12 Rules for Life” lecture from his book tour in New Zealand. Recorded February of 2019. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp https://www.uber.com https://www.ancestry.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices.…
Our Emotions and the Social Hierarchy – Part Two
Mar 8 • 68 min
A Jordan B. Peterson “12 Rules for Life” lecture (Our Emotions and the Social Hierarchy – Part Two), recorded in Brisbane, Australia on February 17, 2019. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about…
Our Emotions and the Social Hierarchy – Part One
Mar 1 • 66 min
Part One of a 12 Rules for Life Lecture. Recorded in Brisbane, Australia on February 17, 2019. Thanks to our sponsor: https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Structuring Your Perceptions (part two)
Feb 23 • 58 min
This is Part two of a Jordan B. Peterson “12 Rules for Life lecture” recorded in Canberra, Australia on February 15, 2019. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.capterra.com/jbp https://www.ashford.edu/jordan http://trybasis.com/jordan/…
Structuring Your Perceptions (part one)
Feb 16 • 57 min
This is Part One of a Jordan B. Peterson”12 Rules for Life lecture” recorded in Canberra, Australia on February 15, 2019 Thanks to our sponsor: https://www.uber.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Playing the Hierarchical Game - Part two
Feb 9 • 62 min
Part two of Jordan Peterson’s 2019 lecture from Melbourne, AU Thanks to our sponsors: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Playing the Hierarchical Game - Part one
Feb 2 • 64 min
Part one of Jordan Peterson’s 2019 lecture from Melbourne, AU Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.capterra.com/jbp https://www.ancestry.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Structuring Your World View
Jan 26 • 128 min
A 12 Rules for Life lecture from Jordan Peterson in Australia on Feb. 11, 2019 Thanks to our sponsors! https://www.ashford.edu/jordan http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Put Yourself Together
Jan 19 • 120 min
A 12 Rules for Life lecture from Australia. Thanks to our sponsor: https://www.uber.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Defense Against Ideological Possession
Jan 12 • 122 min
Here is the first episode of 2020. A Jordan B. Peterson 12 Rules for Life lecture from Australia. Recorded 02/082019 Thanks to our sponsors! https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp https://www.capterra.com/jbp https://helixsleep.com/jordan…
Beyond Order: Another 12 Rules for Life
Dec 22, 2019 • 115 min
A Jordan B. Peterson lecture from San Diego. Recorded January 25 2019. Thanks to our sponsor! https://www.uber.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Necessity of Aim
Dec 15, 2019 • 110 min
A 12 Rules for Life lecture recorded in Riverside on Jan. 24, 2019. Thanks to our sponsors: https://linkedin.com/jordan https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp https://www.uber.com http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Resolving the Science Religion Problem
Dec 8, 2019 • 115 min
Resolving the Science Religion Problem is a 12 Rules for Life lecture by Jordan B. Peterson from January 2019. Thanks to our sponsors: https://eero.com/jordan http://trybasis.com/jordan/ https://helixsleep.com/jordan https://www.ancestry.com/jordan Learn…
Struggle Between Chaos and Order
Dec 1, 2019 • 112 min
A 12 Rules for Life lecture by Dr. Jordan B. Peterson Thanks to our sponsor: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Value is Bound by Limitation
Nov 24, 2019 • 112 min
A 12 Rules for Life lecture from Vancouver in December of 2018. Thanks to our sponsors: https://eero.com/jordan https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Being a victim
Nov 17, 2019 • 129 min
A 12 Rules for Life lecture from Jordan B. Peterson. Recorded in Olso (Norway) November of 2018. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.ancestry.com/jordan https://www.trybasis.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Competence Hierarchies
Nov 10, 2019 • 104 min
“Competence Hierarchies” is a Jordan Peterson 12 Rules for Life lecture recorded in Birmingham UK (November of 2018). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Set Your House in Order
Nov 3, 2019 • 106 min
Set Your House in Order is a 12 Rules for Life lecture from Jordan B. Peterson. Recorded Nov. 1, 2018 in Cambridge UK. Thanks to our sponsors: Helix: https://helixsleep.com/jordan Try Basis: http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more about your ad choices.…
The Topic of Truth
Oct 27, 2019 • 130 min
A standout 12 Rules for Life lecture from Dr. Jordan B. Peterson. Recorded in Edinburgh 10-28-2018. Thanks to our sponsors: Ancestry https://www.ancestry.com/podcast eToro https://www.etoro.com/peterson Try Basis http://trybasis.com/jordan/ Learn more…
Rex Murphy’s Interview with Jordan B. Peterson
Oct 20, 2019 • 60 min
Legendary Canadian commentator and author, Rex Murphy… interviews Jordan. This episode is truly unique! More from Rex Murphy: https://nationalpost.com/author/rmurphynp Big thanks to our sponsors! Butcher Box: https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp Eero:…
The Crisis of Masculinity
Oct 13, 2019 • 104 min
The Crisis of Masculinity is a lecture from Jordan’s 12 Rules for Life Tour on Oct. 25, 2018 in Manchester. Thanks to our sponsors: Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/jordan Helix Sleep: https://helixsleep.com/jordan E Toro: https://www.etoro.com/peterson…
You have an Endless Potential
Oct 6, 2019 • 117 min
Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life lecture from Dublin, Ireland. Recorded on Oct 2018. Thanks to our sponsor: https://www.pray.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Responsibility is the Key to Meaning
Sep 29, 2019 • 100 min
Dr. Peterson visits Texas for a lecture on his 12 Rules for Life! This episode is a standout from his 2018 tour. Thanks to our sponsors! https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp https://helixsleep.com/jordan https://www.etoro.com/peterson…
Risk Being a Fool: A 12 Rules for Life Lecture
Sep 22, 2019 • 109 min
Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life lecture from Westbury, NY. Thanks to our sponsor: Try Basis: https://www.elysiumhealth.com/en-us/jordan?utm_source=jbp&utm_medium=podcast&coupon=JORDAN&exp=21d Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Aim at a Star - A 12 Rules for Life Lecture
Sep 15, 2019 • 107 min
Dr. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life lecture in Rochester, NY. Recorded Sept. 5th, 2018 Thanks to our sponsors: Ancestry! https://www.ancestry.com/podcast Try Basis here!…
Be precise in your speech
Sep 8, 2019 • 116 min
Jordan’s 12 Rules for Life tour continues from Regina SK. Recorded August 14, 2018. Dr. Peterson focuses on Rule 10. Thanks to our sponsors! https://www.lightstream.com/jordan Try Basis!…
The World is Your Oyster
Sep 1, 2019 • 108 min
Jordan’s 12 Rules for Life lecture from Winnipeg. Recorded July of 2018. Thanks to our sponsors! https://www.ancestry.com/podcast https://www.etoro.com/peterson https://www.nhtsa.gov Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Why You Should Treat Yourself as if You Have Value
Aug 25, 2019 • 117 min
Jordan’s 12 Rules for Life lecture from July, 28 2018 in Edmonton, AB. Thanks to Helix Sleep! https://helixsleep.com/jordan Also: https://www.nhtsa.gov Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jamil Jivani: Activist & Author
Aug 18, 2019 • 89 min
Jamil Jivani (recorded 01/09/19) joins Dr. Jordan B. Peterson. Jamil is the author of, Why Young Men. About Jamil’s Book: Jamil Jivani recounts his experiences working as a youth activist throughout North America and the Middle East, drawing striking…
Territory, Hierarchy, Security, and Fear
Aug 11, 2019 • 107 min
Jordan B. Peterson’s “12 Rules for Life” lecture from Calgary, AB Thanks to our sponsors! https://www.ancestry.com https://linkedin.com/jordan https://www.butcherbox.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Progress, Despite Everything
Aug 4, 2019 • 92 min
Steven Pinker returns for a conversation with Dr. Jordan B. Peterson. Steven Arthur Pinker is a Canadian-American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and is…
The Main Themes: 12 Rules for Life
Jul 28, 2019 • 111 min
Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life lecture from Ottawa. Recorded: July, 23 2018. Big thanks to our sponsors! https://linkedin.com/jordan https://www.butcherbox.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Religious Belief and the Enlightenment with Ben Shapiro
Jul 21, 2019 • 72 min
Jordan Peterson’s recent discussion with special guest, Ben Shapiro. Thanks to our sponsors: https://tommyjohn.com/jordan https://helixsleep.com/jordan Try Basis!…
12 Rules: London, Ontario: The inevitability, utility and danger of hierarchies
Jul 14, 2019 • 115 min
Jordan Peterson’s 2018 lecture on the 12 Rules for life from London, Ontario. Thanks to our sponsors! https://linkedin.com/jordan https://burrow.com/jordan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On Claiming Belief in God: Commentary & Discussion with Dennis Prager
Jul 7, 2019 • 73 min
Dr. Jordan Peterson delivered this talk at the Prager Summit in May in Santa Barbara. However, it’s really an extended commentary on a lecture from Sydney, Australia, Feb 26, 2019, entitled Who Dares Say He Believes in God? To conclude this episode,…
Who Dares Say He Believes in God
Jun 30, 2019 • 105 min
“I have been asked many times by many people if I believe in God. I don’t like this question. I generally respond by stating that I act as if God exists, but that’s not sufficiently true. Who could do that? Who could conduct themselves with the moral…
Bishop Barron: Catholicism and the Modern Age
Jun 23, 2019 • 100 min
For Ep 14, we present Dr. Peterson’s highly anticipated conversation with Bishop Barron. Word On Fire: https://www.wordonfire.org/bishop-robert-barron/ Thanks to our sponsors: Stamps: https://www.stamps.com Basis: https://www.trybasis.com/jordan…
12 Rules Kitchener: Hierarchy and Fair Play
Jun 16, 2019 • 109 min
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s “12 Rules For Life” lecture at the Center in the Square in Kitchener, Ontario, recorded on July 21, 2018. Vist: https://www.jordanbpeterson.com Thanks to our sponsors: https://burrow.com/jordan https://www.expressvpn.com/jordan…
Who is Joe Rogan? Part Two
Jun 9, 2019 • 96 min
Part two of Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s interview with Joe Rogan. Joe Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts (MMA) color commentator, podcast host, businessman, television host, and actor. Visit Mikhaila Peterson here:…
Who is Joe Rogan? Part One
Jun 2, 2019 • 68 min
Part one of Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s interview with Joe Rogan. Joe Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts (MMA) color commentator, podcast host, businessman, television host, and actor. Thanks to our sponsors:…
12 Rules Vancouver: Five levels of chaos and order
May 26, 2019 • 106 min
Today, we’re presenting Dr. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life lecture at the Chan Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, recorded on July 26, 2018. https://www.jordanbpeterson.com Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.stamps.com https://www.butcherbox.com/jbp…
Milo Yiannopoulos: Past, present and future
May 19, 2019 • 106 min
Today we present Dr. Peterson’s conversation with journalist, performance artist, and comedian, Milo Yiannopoulos. Recorded April 11, 2019. https://www.jordanbpeterson.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Hyj5sVbiYhpc_FA14nziw Thanks to our sponsors:…
12 Rules Hamilton: Courage
May 12, 2019 • 116 min
Today, we’re presenting Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life Lecture at the First Ontario Concert Hall in Hamilton, Ontario. https://www.jordanbpeterson.com https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson https://twitter.com/MikhailaAleksis…
Stephen Hicks: Philosophy and Postmodernism
May 5, 2019 • 98 min
Today, we’re presenting Dr. Peterson’s conversation with Stephen Hicks, recorded on March 27, 2019. Stephen R. C. Hicks is Professor of Philosophy at Rockford University, Illinois, USA, Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship, and…
12 Rules Thousand Oaks: Truth in Speech, and Meaning
Apr 28, 2019 • 130 min
For this episode, we’re presenting Jordan’s lecture at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California on June 30, 2018. Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.butcherbox.com https://www.audible.com https://www.stamps.com Learn more about your ad choices.…
12 Rules Sacramento: The Sovereignty of the Individual
Apr 21, 2019 • 114 min
For this episode, we’re presenting Jordan’s lecture at The Community Theatre in Sacramento, California on June 27, 2018. Thank to our sponsor: https://www.expressvpn.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Akira the Don: Music and Meaning
Apr 14, 2019 • 119 min
On this episode, we’re presenting a conversation with Akira The Don, a British musician who has used parts of Dr. Peterson’s lectures in his music. https://www.jordanbpeterson.com Thanks to our sponsors: https://www.linkedin.com https://www.expressvpn.com…
12 Rules Portland: Technology, Temperament & Free Speech
Apr 7, 2019 • 124 min
In this lecture, I describe the surprising popularity of long-form philosophical discussions, making reference to my talks with Sam Harris on science and value and religion and atheism, the vital and biologically-influenced role that temperament and…
Myth & Reality: General Stanley McChrystal
Mar 31, 2019 • 76 min
I had the opportunity to speak recently with General Stanley McChrystal, retired four-star general, former Commander of the International Security Assistance Force and Commander, US Forces, Afghanistan. Since 2010, he has taught courses in international…
12 Rules Seattle: Facts, Stories, and Values
Mar 24, 2019 • 116 min
For this episode, we’re presenting Dr. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life Tour lecture at the Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA on June 21, 2018. The lecture covers the evolution of religion thinking, a true human universal. Everyone has to deal with the problem of…
63 - Sir Roger Scruton
Mar 12, 2019 • 93 min
A conversation between Dr. Jordan Peterson and Sir Roger Scruton, moderated by Dr. Stephen Blackwood, introduced by Professor Douglas Hedley, presented by The Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism and Ralston College, held on Nov 2, 2018 in…
62 - Our Cultural Inflection Point and Higher Education
Feb 21, 2019 • 94 min
A conversation with Dr Stephen Blackwood about Solzhenitsyn, our cultural inflection point, higher education, and the hunger of the young for meaning. Dr Stephen Blackwood is the president of Ralston College, a new university being founded in Savannah,…
60 - Femsplainers with Christina Hoff Sommers and Danielle Crittenden
Jan 2, 2019 • 91 min
On December 13, 2018, I was a guest on Femsplainers with Christina Hoff Sommers and Danielle Crittenden. We discussed, among other topics, the secrets of a long marriage, the problems with dating apps, how to handle a belligerent toddler, and the…
59 - Bjørn Lomborg
Dec 8, 2018 • 88 min
I spoke December 7, 2018 with Bjørn Lomborg, author and President of Copenhagen Consensus Center, a singularly innovative and influential US-based think tank. Mr. Lomborg and his team have done the hard conceptual and empirical work necessary to turn good…
58 - October 2018 Q & A
Nov 6, 2018 • 84 min
Preorder The Gulag Archipelago: 50th Anniversary: https://bit.ly/2OxhiGW [1] 0:01:23 – Release of 50th Anniversary version of The Gulag Archipelago with a forward written by JBP [2] 0:03:11 – Finalized deal for next book “12 More Rules: Beyond Mere Order”…
57 - Dr. Oz - Jordan Peterson’s Rules to Live By
Oct 22, 2018 • 163 min
In this exclusive, in-depth interview, author and clinical psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson joins Dr. Oz to discuss how we can find meaning in our lives, challenge our thinking, and provide tactical ways we can reach our full potential. Take Dr.…
56 - Gregg Hurwitz - An Invitation to the Intellectual Dark Web
Aug 30, 2018 • 86 min
I spoke today with author Gregg Hurwitz (more information about him below). Hurwitz is currently working to rebrand the Democratic party, working to produce an issues-oriented, anti-corruption, practical mainstream narrative and to identify promising…
55 - August 2018 Q & A
Aug 20, 2018 • 88 min
Every month (or as close as I can get), I answer questions from the generous people who support me on Patreon. This is the Patreon Q & A from August 2018. 0:00:57 – Announcements0:06:33 – (Q#1) How are you?0:12:04 – (Q#2) What can a too-agreeable young…
54 - Aspen Ideas Festival: From the Barricades of the Culture Wars
Jul 6, 2018 • 93 min
From the Aspen Ideas Festival, recorded Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Jordan Peterson, author of the best-selling 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, may be one of the most famous intellectuals in North America today. He also may be among the most…
53 - Susan Blackmore - Do we need God to make sense of life?
Jun 28, 2018 • 57 min
Jordan Peterson vs Susan Blackmore - Do we need God to make sense of life? Jordan Peterson debated atheist psychologist Susan Blackmore on the UK’s Unbelievable? show as part of their Big Conversation series. For the video, more debates and bonus content…
52 - Munk Debate - Political Correctness
Jun 11, 2018 • 122 min
The resolution? “What you call political correctness, I call progress…” On May 18th, the redoubtable Stephen Fry (self-admitted soft leftie) and I debated the duo of academic, author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson (https://bit.ly/2IzKSZz) and…
51 - Russell Brand
Jun 7, 2018 • 95 min
Russell Brand - Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions [Book & Audiobook] UK: https://amzn.to/2IWf00A US: http://tinyurl.com/ydcwz3kd Australia: https://t.co/Ri1XSonD2X Russell’s YouTube Channel: http://tinyurl.com/opragcg Russell’s Under The Skin Podcast:…
50 - Dr. Richard Haier: The Neuroscience of Intelligence
Jun 4, 2018 • 85 min
There is almost nothing more important to understand about people than intelligence. It can be measured more accurately than anything else in the social sciences. It differs tremendously and importantly between individuals. It is the single most important…
49 - Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now
May 28, 2018 • 66 min
I spoke with Harvard’s Dr. Steven Pinker about the immense improvements in human living conditions that are now happening with amazing speed almost everywhere in the world — as detailed in his new book, Enlightenment Now! (https://amzn.to/2jDwv7D) — a…
48 - Ben Shapiro
May 14, 2018 • 62 min
See www.jordanbpeterson.com/events Shapiro discussion starts at about 4:20 if you want to skip the tour information. This is an alternate posting of Ben Shapiro’s May 6 premiere Sunday Special discussion with me (https://bit.ly/2I4czoU). Ben and I had a…
47 - Warren Farrell - The Absolute Necessity of Fathers
May 13, 2018 • 95 min
I came across Dr. Warren Farrell’s work a few years ago, when I read Why Men Earn More(https://amzn.to/2HX3Epj), a careful study of the many reasons for the existence of the “gender pay gap,” attributed by ideologues of the identity-politics persuasion to…
46 - April 2018 Q & A
May 8, 2018 • 102 min
Every month, I answer questions from the generous people who support me on Patreon. This is the Patreon Q & A from April 2018. 1. 2:52 : Free will; Sam Harris’s opinions on free will2. 16:37 : Chaos vs. order3. 31:24 : Gay couples raising children4. 35:56…
45 - Australia’s John Anderson & Dr. Jordan B Peterson: In Conversation
Apr 26, 2018 • 84 min
I was in Australia in mid-March of 2018, speaking in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. While I was there, I had the privilege of speaking to former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson (Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnandersonao/), who is described…
44 - Lafayette College - The Mill Series
Apr 20, 2018 • 168 min
A lecture and Q & A from my appearance at Lafayette College on March 29th, 2018, hosted and sponsored by The Mill Series. Reposted from The Mill Series Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvcp… Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT_YS……
43 - Jordan Peterson’s Rules for Life with Richard Fidler
Apr 2, 2018 • 51 min
From Dr. Peterson’s appearance on Conversations with Richard Fidler from March 14th, 2018. Richard Fidler is an Australian ABC radio presenter, and writer, best known for his hour-long interview program, Conversations with Richard Fidler. The program is…
40 - Message to the school shooters: past, present and future
Mar 12, 2018 • 37 min
I wrote in some detail and with some depth about motivation for the mass slaughter of innocents in my new book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. Because of what happened all-too-recently and brutally in Parkland — because of what keeps happening —…
39 - The Master and His Emissary: Dr. Iain McGilchrist
Feb 20, 2018 • 30 min
While in the UK, recently, I had a chance to sit down for an all-too-short half-hour with Dr. Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and His Emissary (description below). Our conversation was taped by Perspectiva (http://bit.ly/2EOCiU0), who described it…
38 - Cathy Newman Interview & Analysis
Jan 29, 2018 • 143 min
On January 16th, 2018 Channel 4 aired the now infamous interview between Cathy Newman and Dr. Jordan Peterson. This podcast will first air the original interview and then the interview of Dr. Peterson by Geenstijl that was an analysis of the interview…
37 - Deconstruction: The Lindsay Shepherd Affair
Jan 4, 2018 • 125 min
In November 2017, Wilfred Laurier University teaching assistant Lindsay Shepherd was called to a disciplinary meeting by two professors (Nathan Rambukkana and Herbert Pimlott) and one administrator (Adria Joel) to discuss her screening of a video clip…
36 - Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors
Dec 21, 2017 • 165 min
Lecture 14 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series. This lecture closes 2017, and the book of Genesis. In it, I present the story of Joseph who, as the wearer of the coat of many colors, is profoundly adaptable, courageous,…
35 - Jacob: Wrestling with God
Nov 30, 2017 • 152 min
Lecture 13 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series. In this lecture, I present the second half of the story of Jacob, later Israel (he who struggles with God). After serving his time with his uncle Laban, and being deceived…
34 - The Perilous State of the University - Jonathan Haidt
Nov 21, 2017 • 95 min
I recently traveled to New York University to talk with Dr. Jonathan Haidt about, among other things, disgust, purity, fear and belief; the perilous state of the modern university; and his work with Heterodox Academy (https://heterodoxacademy.org/) an…
33 - Jacob’s Ladder
Nov 13, 2017 • 154 min
Lecture 13 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series. The Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories starts up after a two month hiatus with the first half of the story of Jacob, the founder of Israel (“those who…
32 - Compelled Speech - Law Society of Ontario
Nov 3, 2017 • 110 min
Part 1 of this podcast is the video “A Call to Rebellion for Ontario Legal Professionals”: (http://bit.ly/2yo4Jpe). Part 2 is the video: “Update: Law Society of Ontario Compelled Speech”: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPpPnGA8rkQ) On October 10,…
31 - Modern Times - Camille Paglia
Oct 19, 2017 • 103 min
Dr. Camille Paglia is a well-known American intellectual and social critic. She has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (where this discussion took place) since 1984. She is the author of seven books focusing on…
30 - The Great Sacrifice: Abraham and Isaac
Sep 7, 2017 • 154 min
Lecture 12 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series In this, the final lecture of the Summer 2017 12-part series The Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories, we encounter, first, Hagar’s banishment to the desert with…
29 - Sodom and Gomorrah
Sep 4, 2017 • 151 min
Lecture 11 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. Often interpreted as an injunction against homosexuality (particularly by those simultaneously claiming identity as Christians and opposed to that orientation), the stories of…
28 - Abraham: Father of Nations
Aug 31, 2017 • 149 min
Lecture 10 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. The Abrahamic adventures continue with this, the tenth lecture in my 12-part initial Biblical lecture series. Abraham’s life is presented as a series of encapsulated narratives,…
27 - The Call to Abraham
Aug 25, 2017 • 156 min
Lecture 9 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. In this lecture, I tell the story of Abraham, who heeds the call of God to leave what was familiar behind and to journey into unknown lands. The man portrayed in the Bible as the…
26 - The Phenomenology of the Divine
Aug 22, 2017 • 161 min
Lecture 8 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series. In the next series of stories, the Biblical patriarch Abram (later: Abraham) enters into a covenant with God. The history of Israel proper begins with these stories. Abram heeds…
25 - Walking With God: Noah and the Flood
Aug 19, 2017 • 151 min
Lecture 7 in the Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories Lecture Series. Life at the individual and the societal level is punctuated by crisis and catastrophe. This stark truth finds its narrative representation in the widely-distributed…
24 - The Psychology of the Flood
Jul 18, 2017 • 157 min
Lecture 6 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series The story of Noah and the Ark is next in the Genesis sequence. This is a more elaborated tale than the initial creation account, or the story of Adam and Eve or Cain and…
23 - Cain and Abel: The Hostile Brothers
Jul 4, 2017 • 152 min
Lecture 5 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series The account of Cain and Abel is remarkable for its unique combination of brevity and depth. In a few short sentences, it outlines two diametrically opposed modes of being —…
22 - Adam and Eve: Self-Consciousness, Evil, and Death
Jul 1, 2017 • 154 min
Lecture 4 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series I turned my attention in this lecture to the older of the two creation accounts in Genesis: the story of Adam and Eve. In its few short paragraphs, it covers: the emergence…
21 - God and the Hierarchy of Authority
Jun 11, 2017 • 162 min
Lecture 3 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto. Although I thought I might get to Genesis II in this third lecture, and begin talking about Adam & Eve, it didn’t turn out that way. There…
20 - Ideology, Logos & Belief
Jun 7, 2017 • 145 min
Two-part interview with Transliminal Media’s Jordan Levine, April 2017, in Vancouver, Canada. Sequel to the hit 2015 interview ‘Religion, Myth, Science, Truth’: https://youtu.be/07Ys4tQPRis Please support Transliminal Media on Patreon** |…
19 - Genesis - Chaos and Order
May 29, 2017 • 153 min
Lecture 2 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories. In this lecture, I present Genesis 1, which presents the idea that a pre-existent cognitive structure (God the Father) uses the Logos, the Christian Word, the second Person of the…
18 - Introduction to the Idea of God
May 23, 2017 • 159 min
Lecture 1 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories series from May 16th at Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto. In this lecture, I describe what I consider to be the idea of God, which is at least partly the notion of sovereignty and power,…
17 - Dr Martin Daly
May 11, 2017 • 100 min
I’m speaking with Dr. Martin Daly, a professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, a pioneer in the field of evolutionary psychology, and author of Killing the Competition . Dr. Daly has determined that economic inequality and male on male…
16 - An Incendiary Discussion
May 1, 2017 • 111 min
A few weeks ago, Dr. Oren Amitay, who has been defending me in online discussions hosted by the Ontario Psychological Association, invited me to address his psychology class (to which other students were invited). We discussed freedom of speech,…
15 - How To Change The World
Apr 20, 2017 • 52 min
Part 1: A Message to Millenials: How to Change the World — Properly. Young people want, rightly, to change the world. But how might this be properly done? Dr Jonathan Haidt recently contrasted Truth University with Social Justice University. Social…
14 - A Dialogue with Tom Amarque
Apr 2, 2017 • 75 min
Tom Amarque is a German philosopher, writer, publisher, and podcaster. With his podcast ‘Lateral Conversations’ he seeks out - with the help of a wide range of guests - new developments and perspectives in philosophy, psychology, and spirituality, trying…
13 - Maps of Meaning 10, 11, 12, & 13
Mar 26, 2017 • 110 min
Part 1: Maps of Meaning 10 Figuring Evil – Starting at 0:32 Part 2: Maps of Meaning 11 Losing Religion – Starting at 27:57 Part 3: Maps of Meaning 12 Truths that Matter – Starting at 55:22 Part 4: Maps of Meaning 13 The Force Within – Starting at 1:22:45…
12 - Maps of Meaning 7, 8, & 9
Mar 20, 2017 • 82 min
Part 1: Maps of Meaning 7 Contemplating Genesis – Starting at 0:32 Part 2: Maps of Meaning 8 Dwelling on Paradise – Starting at 27:57 Part 3: Maps of Meaning 9 Becoming A Self – Starting at 55:22 Links YouTube Video playlist Self-Authoring Programs Dr…
11 - Dr. James W Pennebaker
Mar 9, 2017 • 81 min
Dr. James W. Pennebaker is Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Executive Director of Project 2021, aimed at rethinking undergrad education at that university. I first encountered Dr. Pennebaker’s work when I was working…
10 - Maps of Meaning 4, 5, & 6
Mar 6, 2017 • 82 min
Part 1: Maps of Meaning: 4 Games People Must Play 0:32 Part 2: Maps of Meaning: 5 Grappling with Fear 27:59 Part 3: Maps of Meaning: 6 Submitting to Order 55:23 Links YouTube Video playlist Self-Authoring Programs Dr Peterson’s Patreon Support Page Learn…
09 - Maps of Meaning 1, 2, & 3
Feb 27, 2017 • 82 min
Part 1: Maps of Meaning: 1 Monsters of Our Own Making. This is the first of a 13-part 30 minute episode television series broadcast by TVO presenting Dr. Jordan B Peterson’s lectures on his book, Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief. The lecture…
08 - Samuel Andreyev
Feb 19, 2017 • 82 min
A conversation with Samuel Andreyev: A composer, poet, teacher and performer. His music is performed, broadcast, recorded and written about worldwide, and is known for its expressive intensity, spirit of exploration and enormous range of timbres.…
07 - Gregg Hurwitz
Feb 2, 2017 • 102 min
A conversation with Author Gregg Hurwitz covering a variety of topics, including Gregg’s recent work, writing practices, perfection vs. wholeness, superheroes & archetypal heroes, how to balance intimacy and work, limits of comedy, free speech, and more.…
06 - Slaying the Dragon Within Us
Jan 17, 2017 • 56 min
This is the first Big Ideas Lecture performed by Jordan Peterson, back in 2002. He reads a book for very young children by Jack Kent called “There’s no Such Thing as a Dragon” to a group of University of Toronto alumni (most over 65). He explains what it…
05 - The Psychology of Redemption
Jan 10, 2017 • 47 min
A TVO Big Ideas Lecture from 2012, presented at INPM’s Conference on Personal Meaning. It discusses the idea of redemption in Christianity from a psychological perspective, comparing in part to ideas of transformation in psychotherapy.…
03 - The Necessity of Virtue
Dec 22, 2016 • 52 min
A recording of the 2010 Hancock Lecture and was recorded by TVO. Dr Peterson discusses virtue from a contemporary perspective that both encompasses and extends beyond moral and religious contexts. Through compelling stories and research, Dr Peterson…
02 - Tragedy vs. Evil
Dec 18, 2016 • 43 min
In a lecture recorded by TVO, Professor Jordan Peterson discusses the nature of evil, distinguishing it from tragedy, and presenting his ideas on how both the former and the latter might be most effectively dealt with. Support this Podcast with Patreon Dr…
01 - Reality and the Sacred
Dec 7, 2016 • 58 min
In a public lecture recorded by TVO, Dr Peterson describes the way the world is portrayed in deep stories, such as myths and religious representations. The world in such stories is a place of action, not a place of things, and it has its archetypal…