Exclusive Supercast Q&A with Jordan Peterson | March 2022
Mar 01, 2022
Welcome to the first JBP Premium Q&A for Premium subscribers. First, I would like to thank all of you for your continued support and for sending in your questions, if you chose to do so.
00:47 - Question 1: How to become dangerous
07:28 - Question 2: Stopping thoughts of murder
17:13 - Question 3: What if your life defies your personality traits?
21:13 - Question 4: Thoughts on retirement
25:48 - Question 5: What inspires Jordan?
30:07 - Question 6: What advice does Jordan have for his followers?
32:55 - Question 7: How can I be less dramatic?
39:54 - Question 8: When are we seeing a lecture series on Exodus?
40:45 - Question 9: Fluidity in my personality
45:07 - Question 10: When is profit considered greed?
48:50 - Question 11: How do you develop the ability to develop biblical stories?
265. Meritocracy or Else | Dr. Adrian Wooldridge & Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Jun 27, 2022
Dr. Adrian Wooldridge is a political editor at The Economist and author of the new book ‘The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World.’
In this episode, Dr. Wooldridge and I discuss how his new book has been received, the history of meritocracy, how IQ testing shaped educational policy, group-based judgement, and the importance of defending liberal individualism.
Follow Dr. Wooldridge on Twitter: https://twitter.com/adwooldridge
‘The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World:’ https://amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent...
More books by Dr. Wooldridge: https://amazon.com/kindle-dbs/entity/...
[1:06] Reviews of ‘The Aristocracy of Talent’
[3:47] Measuring the Mind, History of IQ Testing, & British Education
[7:22] 11+ System vs. the Modern Prolonged Educational System
[10:22] Workplace Selection Tests
[11:58] IQ Literature & IQ Testing for the US Military
[14:55] Michael Young’s ‘The Rise of the Meritocracy’
[16:58] Pareto Distribution, Matthew Principle, & Creative Achievement Tests
[18:22] History of Meritocracy
[22:43] Conflating Moral Worth with Intellectual Ability
[24:25] Conceptual Inadequacy & “Bell Curve Liberals”
[29:45] Blank Slate Argument & Ethnic Differences in IQ Testing
[34:59] White Working Class in England
[37:45] Perception of Meritocracy in the UK vs. US
[42:21] Judging People as Group Members
[48:17] Distinction Between Affirmative Action & Diversity
[51:36] Idea of Meritocracy as Propaganda for the Elite
[54:00] Openness of Competition of Examinations
[56:10] Foucault & the Complexity of Perception
[59:55] Social Justice, Economic Efficiency & Growth Rates
[1:05:35] Challenges to Western Dominance
[1:10:59] European Ladder of Opportunity & Plutocracy
[1:14:32] Ethics: Levels of Analysis
264. Beyond Order: Rule 2 - Imagine Who You Could Be, and Then Aim Single-Mindedly at That.
Jun 23, 2022
In this episode of the Jordan B. Peterson Podcast, we continue our dive into Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life. This compilation episode is focused on Rule 2: "Imagine who you could be, and then aim single-mindedly at that." It includes interviews with Dave Rubin, Tom Bilyeu, Chris Williamson, and more.
00:00 - Rule 2 Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life
02:27 - Rubin Report: An Emotional Return & 12 More Rules for Life
12:47 - Aubrey Marcus: Jordan Petersons' EMPOWERING MESSAGE to Take Responsibility For Your Life
33:13 - Impact Theory: Jordan Peterson on Constructing Your Identity, Chaos and Order, and the Escalating Culture Wars
41:38 - Modern Wisdom: Jordan Peterson - Take Control Of Your Life
47:28 - Beyond Order The Illustrator - Juliette Fogra on JPP
263. An Interview with my Father Walter Peterson
Jun 20, 2022
This past Sunday was Father’s Day. In this episode, I discuss my family history, relationships, growing up, learning to read and write, raising children, and marriage with my father Walter Peterson.
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[1:00] The story of the 3rd floor
[3:32] Family settling in Saskatchewan
[8:57] Breaking 10 acres
[10:42] Jordan’s grandfather
[12:00] Walter's school caboose
[12:57] His childhood
[18:38] Growing up on a farm
[23:14] Wood-gathering & feeding workers
[25:04] Typical clothing
[26:48] Was it a happy childhood?
[27:45] Farm chores
[29:20] Walter’s grandfather
[36:18] His grandmother & learning to read
[42:19] Joe Rogan & touring
[44:13] Spending time with grandpa
[44:52] Walter's dad
[45:55] Moving out
[49:02] Raising kids now vs. then
[55:12] Walter’s mom
[57:40] His sisters
[58:41] His old friends
[1:00:24] Walter's reading, writing, & going to school
[1:03:00] Jordan skipping school
[1:05:21] Jordan's great grandfather's band & the guitar he made Jordan
[1:07:14] Walter meets his wife
[1:12:30] Deciding to be a teacher
[1:15:10] Marrying age & ceremony
[1:16:57] Why family matters & Walter’s best years
[1:18:27] Walter on Jordan's childhood
[1:19:48] Jordan's early memories of reading with his Father
[1:24:08] The most challenging part of marriages
[1:26:06] Jordan's mom
[1:26:35] Personality & Jordan's parents
[1:28:18] Current restrictions
[01:29:07] Walter's best relationships
#FathersDay #Personality #Childhood #Canada #Family
262. Beyond Order Jordan B. Peterson Montreal | Host: Jonathan Pageau
Jun 16, 2022
We had the honor of having our dear friend Jonathan Pageau host this Beyond Order lecture in Montreal on May 23rd, 2022. Jonathan opens the show by describing how he first heard (and subsequently met) Jordan. This event, then, serves as a continuation of the conversations they first had. Throughout this hour-and-a-half-long event, Dr. Peterson and Jonathan Pageau discuss perception, symbolism, values, and the relationship between perception and the cognitive scientist’s attempts to understand consciousness.
Check out Jonathan Pageau’s YouTube channel:
0:00 — Intro
4:55 — Dr. Peterson enters the stage
8:00 — Perception, Cognitive Science, and the problem of bodyless AI
11:30 — The visual cliff experiment & perceiving the world
18:30 — The awe of infinity & complexity of the Heavens
21:00 — Awe, imitation, & why humans celebrate
28:00 — The role of sacrifice & delaying gratification
32:00 — Egyptian gods & ancient symbolism
36:00 — Pyramids vs. mountains in The Bible
44:00 — The cost of not aiming properly
52:30 — Bottom-up vs. top-down conceptualizations of the world
57:00 — Sam Harris
1:05:00 — Why the Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity types are taking on STEM
1:10:00 — Is it possible to create values from scratch? Nietzsche, Freud, & Jung
1:16:00 — Why go to church?
1:22:00 — Q&A
#Perception #BeyondOrder #JonathanPageau #Symbolism #Values #SamHarris
261. Avoiding School Shootings and the Boy Crisis | Dr. Warren Farrell & Jordan Peterson
Jun 13, 2022
Dr. Warren Farrell is a political scientist, activist, speaker, and author of The Boy Crisis. He has been interviewed by Oprah, Barbara Walters, Tucker Carlson, Peter Jennings, and many others. Dr. Farrell conducts communication workshops, and his writings have been frequently featured in The New York Times.
In this episode, Dr. Farrell and I discuss issues that lead to mass homicides committed by young men. We also talk about child-rearing and boundary enforcement, discriminating between male competence and male power compulsion, and the importance of recognizing and rewarding a father’s contributions to their children’s development. Dr. Farrell and I also share a personal message to anyone who may be harboring vengeful fantasies.
The Boys Crisis - https://warrenfarrell.com/product/the-boy-crisis/
Follow Dr. Farrell on Twitter: https://twitter.com/drwarrenfarrell
Couples’ communication course: https://warrenfarrell.com/couples-communication/
More books by Dr. Farrell: https://amazon.com/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3AWarren+Farrell+Ph.D.&s=relevancerank&language=es&text=Warren+Farrell+Ph.D.&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1
[2:51] The Boy Crisis & Mass Shootings
[8:57] A Lack of Father Figures
[9:29] Differences Between Mothers, Fathers, & Boundary Enforcement
[13:42] Why Family Dinners Matter
[15:43] Frans de Waal, Chimp Behavior, & the Human Moral Ethos
[18:45] Why Involved Fathers Matter
[22:59] Psychology of School Shooters
[25:41] Dr. Farrell’s Similarities with the Uvalde Shooter
[33:25] Effects of ‘Toxic Masculinity' & ‘Male Privilege’ on Young Men
[37:03] Male Competence vs. Male Power Compulsion
[42:15] Saying ‘No’ & Expecting Girls to Share Rejection-Risks
[44:49] Crumb & Psychopathological Fantasies
[47:00] Conflicting Emotions & Motivations
[49:22] “A Billion Wicked Thoughts”
[53:58] “When only one sex wins, both lose”
[54:12] On Feminism
[57:36] Empathy, Facades, & Male Vulnerability
[1:03:51] Why Play Matters
[1:12:33] Teasing, Bullying, & Resilience
[1:17:32] Rewarding Dads
[1:20:36] Appreciation Training
[1:24:07] Character Development
[1:29:07] Status, Negotiation, & Reconciliation
[1:33:34] Opponent Processing & Handling Criticism
[1:43:46] Words for Anyone Harboring Vengeful Fantasies
[1:46:51] Setting Families Up for Success
#Masculinity #MassShootings #Communication #Men #Uvalde
260. Beyond Order: Rule 1 - Do Not Carelessly Denigrate Social Institutions or Creative Achievement
Jun 09, 2022
This compilation showcases clips surrounding Rule 1 from Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life: “Do not carelessly denigrate social institutions or creative achievement.” These conversations feature the likes of Steven Pinker, Theo Von, Jonathan Haidt, Ben Shapiro, and more. We hope you enjoy part 2/14 of this compilation series!
[0:00] Rule 1: Beyond Order
[2:46] The Rubin Report: An Emotional Return
[9:09] Juliette Fogra, Illustrator
[16:51] Identity Building, Chaos, & Impact Theory
[19:04] Ben Shapiro’s Sunday Special
[23:29] This Past Weekend with Theo Von
[38:30] The Tim Ferriss Show: Psychedelics & The Bible
[42:32] Andrew Doyle Speaks Out
[49:12] Steven Pinker & Jonathan Haidt On the Enlightenment
[54:08] How to Start the Most Controversial Magazine on the Planet
[01:03:58] Cambridge Q&A
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