Category Archives: Jordan Peterson

September 14, 2017

Jordan Peterson – Is it Game Over? (Video)

Mark Steyn asks Peterson if the end is approaching the West.

September 5, 2017

The Neuroscience of Intelligence: Dr. Richard Haier – Jordan Peterson (Video)

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 determinant of life success. It’s very existence, however, remains subject to substantive debate, most of it highly politicized.

Joe Rogan: Big Data’s Censorship Increases Risk Of Civil War (Video)

Jordan Peterson and Bret Weinstein Agree

Political censorship from technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and other internet-based technology companies increases the likelihood of political polarization and politically-motivated criminal violence, said professors Bret Weinstein and Jordan Peterson during a Friday-published appearance on Joe Rogan’s eponymous show.

Rogan offered his iteration of the phrase “sunlight is the best disinfectant” in defense of free speech, expression, and debate. Censorship — formal and informal — prohibits open dismantling of immoral and destructive ideas:

The importance of having uncensored discussions [is that] when you have forbidden discussions, you energize those topics, and the topics grow in the absence of discussion; in the absence of being picked apart and analyzing for what their core components are.

“Open communication and debate [and] analyzing all the components of [an] issue completely objectively” is the best solution to combating immoral and destructive ideas, said Rogan.

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September 1, 2017

Joe Rogan Experience #1006 – Jordan Peterson & Bret Weinstein (Video)

Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist and tenured professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. You can check out all Dr. Peterson’s self-improvement writing programs at www.selfauthoring.com .Bret Weinstein is a biology professor at Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Currently he is in the middle of an intense controversy that has been documented by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and several other mainstream media outlets. Sign up for a free crash course on Evolutionary Thinking at http://bretweinstein.net/early .

Biblical Series XII: The Great Sacrifice: Abraham and Isaac (Video)

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 Ishmael and then the demand made by God to Abraham for the sacrifice of Isaac. To sacrifice now is to gain later: perhaps the greatest of human discoveries. What, then, should best be sacrificed? And what might be the greatest gain? There are few eternal questions more profound and difficult.

August 24, 2017

Ben Shapiro Talks Jordan Peterson (Video)

Must watch.

Biblical Series XI: Sodom and Gomorrah – Jordan Peterson (Video)

Often interpreted as an injunction against homosexuality (particularly by those simultaneously claiming identity as Christians and opposed to that orientation), the stories of the angels who visit Abraham, bless him, and then rain destruction on Sodom and Gomorrah are more truly a warning against mistreatment of the stranger and impulsive, dysregulated, sybaritic conduct.

August 21, 2017

Jordan Peterson – Charlottesville and The Role Of The Individual (Video)

Psychology Professor Dr. Jordan B. Peterson says identity politics is the wrong way to go. The way forward is to put your own life together and be a force for good instead of hiding behind ideologues.

August 14, 2017

Biblical Series X: Abraham: Father of Nations – Jordan Peterson (Video)

Abraham’s life is presented as a series of encapsulated narratives, punctuated by sacrifice, and the rekindling of his covenant with God. This seems to reflect the pattern of human life: the journey towards a goal, or destination, and the completion of a stage or epoch of life, followed by the necessity of revaluation and reconsideration of identity, prior to the next step forward. Abraham, for his part, makes the sacrifices necessary to continue to walk with God, or before God (as the terminology in this section has it). It is this decision that allows him to transcend the vicissitudes of life, and to take his role as the father of nations.

August 13, 2017

Dr. Jordan Peterson Talks New Website To Detect Neo-Marxist Courses (Video)

“[It will] give you a thumbs-up if it’s a course you should take because it actually has educational content or a thumbs-down if it’s just a matter of postmodern indoctrination,” Peterson said. “We’re hoping that if we inform consumers, you know, incoming university students and their parents, then perhaps we could drive the enrollment down in these disciplines by 75% over the next five years.”

Dr. Jordan Peterson spoke about his new website which will allow students to detect neo-Marxist courses and discussed his experience as a non-progressive professor in academia while speaking with The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Rob Shimshock on “The Shimshock Show” Thursday.

The University of Toronto psychology professor explained that he had proposed giving governments the power to cut funding by 25 percent for universities that engage in indoctrination, but deemed the notion “too dangerous,” instead recommending a site that would allow students to input course syllabi and receive feedback regarding how neo-Marxist the course would be.

“[It will] give you a thumbs-up if it’s a course you should take because it actually has educational content or a thumbs-down if it’s just a matter of postmodern indoctrination,” Peterson said. “We’re hoping that if we inform consumers, you know, incoming university students and their parents, then perhaps we could drive the enrollment down in these disciplines by 75% over the next five years.”

Peterson also discussed his treatment at the University of Toronto, claiming that, although he is not progressive, students and professors do not discriminate against or mistreat him.

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