Campus Indoctrination: The Parasitization of Myth

Steven Pinker: Progress, Despite Everything

I’m very pleased today to be talking to Dr. Steven Pinker from Harvard University He’s the Johnstone family professor in the Department of Psychology there and has taught additionally at Stanford and MIT He’s an experimental psychologist who conducts research in visual cognition psycho linguistics and social relations Dr. Pinker Continue Reading

Jordan Peterson – But that wasn’t real Marxism!?

and then when the Marxists say well that wasn’t real Marxism what it really means and I’ve thought about this for a long time it’s the most arrogant possible statement anyone could ever make it means if I would have been in Stalin’s position I would have ushered in the Continue Reading

2015 Personality Lecture 13: Existentialism: Nazi Germany and the USSR

Okay, so, now we are going to talk about the phenomenological, existential/phenomenological psychiatrists and their theories from the 1950s, and, as I mentioned to you before, a lot of their thinking was motivated by what had happened in World War II. When I lectured to you last, I pointed out, Continue Reading

Jordan Peterson and Christina Hoff Sommers on the Western canon of literature | VIEWPOINT

Jordan: So obviously, the canon is made up of those books that have had the most influence and so they’re the most fundamental. Whether you agree with them or not is beside the point, you need to know them because they’re at the bottom of your culture. And that’s you. Continue Reading

The Pros of Capitalism | Jordan B Peterson

question how is capitalism compatible with your definition of good if it requires ever-increasing uses of the finite resources of the planet where once depleted would mean our end well I would say capitalism isn’t compatible with my definition of good if it requires ever-increasing uses of the finite resources Continue Reading

Who is Joe Rogan? With Jordan Peterson

Guess the first thing I’d like to just ask you is how are you doing? I’m doing great. So what what’s great about what what you’re doing? What’s so good about your life? Well right now I’m in the process of putting together my next stand-up comedy special So I’m Continue Reading

Peterson vs Zizek: Livestream Tickets

hi everyone I’m in Manhattan today talking to my publishers penguin Random House about my next book but I thought I’d take this opportunity to make an announcement that you might find of interest as some of you may know and the rest of you are learning now I’m debating Continue Reading

2016 Personality Lecture 09: Phenomenology: Heidegger, Binswanger, Boss

So last time, we talked a little bit about the state of the world of belief, I suppose, by the end of the nineteenth century and I talked to you a little about Nietzsche, and Dostoevsky, and Kierkegaard. Um, a very large number of the clinical theories that we’re going Continue Reading

2017 Maps of Meaning 04: Marionettes and Individuals (Part 3)

so I hope we can… my plan is to finish this today and then we’ll go into the more concrete details now that you’ve got some sense of the way that a narrative like this can unfold if you remember, we were just leaving this terrible little bar, which I Continue Reading