The Jordan B Peterson Podcast

The Jordan B Peterson Podcast (archive below) features audio versions of some of the most popular and compelling of Dr. Peterson’s YouTube videos, interviews with some of the world’s most compelling thinkers (Camille Paglia, Steven Pinker, Jonathan Haidt, Sam Harris, General Stanley McChrystal, Iain McGilchrist, Joe Rogan, Ben Shapiro, among many others), lectures from the 12 Rules for Life tour unavailable anywhere else, as well as an assortment of audience Q and A’s (a particularly popular feature). We hope to include a wider assortment of great scientists, in particular, in the upcoming year.

Philosophical and psychological topics include

  • the relationship between science and religion, values and perception,
  • the interplay between motivation, emotion and cognition;
  • the nature of human personality, from a biological and sociocultural perspective (including discussion of the standard personality model, the Big Five, and the differences between the temperament and interests of men and women stemming from use of that model);
  • and the role of fundamental rights (such as that of free speech and untrammeled discourse) in stabilizing and regulating the economic and political worlds.

Dr. Peterson concentrates primarily on the role of the individual, and the responsibilities that accompany mature individuality, assuming that productive, engaging, peaceful and otherwise highly functional social systems depend on the idea of the sovereign person, and the burden and opportunity of adventure, vision and destiny that accompany that idea.

Episode Archive

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God, Consciousness, and the Theories of Everything | Curt Jaimungal | The JBP Podcast | #229

February 25th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on November 1, 2021. In this episode, I discuss truth, God, science, and Curt’s documentary ‘Better Left Unsaid’ about the ramifications of left-wing politics going too far. Curt Jaimungal is a Torontonian filmmaker and YouTuber @TheoriesofEverything with Curt Jaimungal, where he explores ...

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The Catastrophe of Canada | Rex Murphy and Jordan B Peterson

February 22nd, 2022|

This episode was recorded on February 19th, 2022. Rex Murphy joins Dr. Peterson to discuss the most recent actions of Trudeau's Government, including the arresting of protestors, the freezing of the bank accounts of Canadians suspected of participating in the protests, and the long-term consequences of ...

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Song by Jordan B Peterson: Wake Up

February 22nd, 2022|

Wake Up: Dedicated, under the current unfortunate conditions, to the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Justin Trudeau. Composition: Jordan B Peterson and Skutch Tully Arrangement and mixing: Skutch Tully Lyrics: Jordan B Peterson Images and illustrations: Juliette Fogra Voices: Sonia Tully, Tammy Peterson, Skutch ...

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What the Truckers Do and Do Not Want

February 22nd, 2022|

In this video, Benjamin Dichter, who is integrally involved in the Truckers Freedom Convoy, reads a statement of the movement's demands, who they are, and addresses what they are not asking for that has been presented by the legacy media. - The full interview with Mikhaila ...

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Message to the Truckers

February 15th, 2022|

I've been asked to say a few words to the truckers in Ottawa.-I've given that some careful consideration. You protesters have accomplished an awful lot already. The conservative leadership has crumbled. Erin O'Toole has been replaced by someone who is giving a fair bit of voice to ...

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S4: E83 – Understand Myself Couples Report | Jordan & Tammy Peterson

February 15th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on March 12, 2021. - In this episode, Mikhaila, Jordan, and Tammy Peterson cover the Understand Myself Couples Report—a feature in the Understand Myself Personality Report, which you receive after both members of a compete the https://understandmyself.com process. The idea behind it, ...

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S4: E82 – The Spiritual Void in the West | Rav Arora

February 15th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on Saturday, March 27, 2021. - In this exclusive interview, Rav Arora and Dr. Peterson discuss problems with ideology, atheism, the church, systemic racism, victimhood, the death of religion, psychedelics, meaning, religious practice, and personal responsibility. Rav is an independent journalist based ...

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S4: E81 – Questioning Sam Harris | Sam Harris

February 7th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on November 25, 2021. - Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, New York Times best-selling author, host of the Making Sense podcast, and creator of the "Waking up" app. Dr. Harris and I discuss the is/ought problem, dreams, attention, evidence, consciousness, logic, ...

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S4: E80 – Cruelty | Charles Joseph

February 4th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on November 10th, 2021. - Charles Joseph is a Kwakwaka’wakw artist known for his masks, totem poles, and canoes. His work can be found in homes and businesses worldwide, including mine. His “Residential School Totem” stands before the Montreal Museum of Fine ...

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S4: E79 – Needle Points | Norman Doidge

February 1st, 2022|

Why so many are hesitant to get the COVID vaccines, and what we can do about it. - Read Needle Points in its entirety here: https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/science/articles/needle-points-vaccinations-chapter-one - Needle Points,’ Tablet’s exploration into the sources and nature of vaccine hesitancy, is presented in four parts. To download ...

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Message To Canadian Leaders: Seize The Day

February 1st, 2022|

A message to Premiers Jason Kenney, Scott Moe and Doug Ford, and Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition Erin O'Toole: What are you waiting for? This is your moment. Seize the day. - Update: Since this was recorded, Justin Trudeau says he's now tested positive for ...

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S4: E78 – Canadian Constitutional Crisis | Brian Peckford

January 27th, 2022|

To support this action: https://www.jccf.ca/donate/ - Brian Peckford and I discussed his reentry to the political arena after denouncing the Canadian Government for infringements on the Canadian Charter of Rights - a document he played a key role in drafting. In this intense conversation, Peckford outlines ...

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S4: E77 – Theory of Enchantment | Chloé Valdary

January 27th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on September 15th, 2021. - Chloé Valdary and I discuss The Theory of Enchantment, her personal brand of compassionate anti-racism. Chloé has been featured in Psychology Today and the NY Times. Her work with Theory of Enchantment attempts to bring compassion to ...

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D-I-E must DIE

January 27th, 2022|

This is a reading of my recent article, posted January 11th, 2022 on the National Post front page. - You can read that article here: https://nationalpost.com/opinion/jordan-peterson-why-i-am-no-longer-a-tenured-professor-at-the-university-of-toronto - This story will also be featured in the next print edition of the National Post. Relevant Links ...

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S4: E75 – Free Speech and Cambridge | James Orr & Arif Ahmed

January 18th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on October 11th, 2021. - Dr. Arif Ahmed and Dr. James Orr come on to discuss what led to the University of Cambridge rescinding my invitation to speak there. We get into the difficulty of change in universities, anonymous reporting, the dangers ...

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S4: E74 – Talking with Russians | The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

January 18th, 2022|

Jordan Peterson is interviewed by Mihkail Avdeev, a member of his foreign translations team. - The interview focuses on the impact of Peterson’s work beyond the western world. - Mikhail Avdeev - https://linktr.ee/MikhailAvdeev Relevant Links 12 Rules for Life Live Tour: www.jordanbpeterson.com/events My new book: ...

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S4: E71 – Fortitude: American Resilience | Dan Crenshaw

January 6th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on September 30, 2021. - Congressman Dan Crenshaw and I discuss the fallout of withdrawing from Afghanistan and the details of the 20-plus-year conflict. We talk about life as a US congressman and his experience as a US Navy SEAL. About social ...

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S4: E69 – Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity with Word on Fire | Dr. Christopher Kaczor & Dr. Matthew Petrusek

January 6th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on September 6, 2021. - Dr. Christopher Kaczor, Dr. Matthew Petrusek, and I discuss their new book “Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity”—the first systematic analysis of 12 Rules for Life and my biblical series from a Christian perspective. We also cover—just to ...

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S4: E68 – Voice of the Canadian West | Preston Manning

January 6th, 2022|

This episode was recorded on May 7th, 2021. - Preston Manning and I discuss populist movements in the west, history building and storytelling, the power of reading audiences, the new tenets of conservatism, communication in politics, the Chinese Communist Party, and much more. Manning (often called ...

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Why I Love Great Britain

January 6th, 2022|

In early December 2021 asked by a major British newspaper to write some words reflecting on my recent two-week visit to the UK. I had been invited, then disinvited, to Cambridge University in 2019, when I had planned and made arrangements to participate in a seminar ...

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S4: E66 – Islam and the Possibility of Peace | Mohammed Hijab

December 14th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on November 10th, 2021. - In this episode, philosopher Mohammed Hijab joined me to discuss a wide array of topics, such as the traditionalist interpretation of Islam, its metanarrative, the story of the prophet Muhammad, and some common ground among monotheistic Abrahamic ...

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S4: E62 – The Uniting Power of Story | Angus Fletcher

December 3rd, 2021|

This episode was recorded on September 7, 2021. - Angus Fletcher and I discuss creativity, the link between literature and resilience, what makes for compelling narratives, the different kinds of stories, and much more. Angus Fletcher is a Professor of Story Science at Ohio State's Project ...

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S4: E56 – Islam, Christ, and Liberty | Mustafa Akyol

December 2nd, 2021|

This episode was recorded on October 18th 2021. - Mustafa Akyol joins me to discuss Muslim history and tradition. We touch on subjects like Jesus Christ from a Christian and Muslim perspective, the Virgin Mary's role in the Quran, separation of church and state as an ...

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S4: E:51 – Apocalypse Never? | Michael Shellenberger

November 30th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on October 4th. Dr. Jordan Peterson and Michael Shellenberger exchange ideas about the Apocalyptic Environmentalism that is getting mainstream coverage. Michael sheds light on the true impact of climate change and the theory of nuclear peace. As they dive into Michael’s new ...

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S4: E50 – Australia: Lockdowns and Location Apps | John Anderson

November 30th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on September 9th. Dr. Jordan Peterson and John Anderson exchange ideas about the freedom of conscience, policies, and mandatory vaccines. Dr. Jordan shares his experience with policies while Anderson shares tips on conducting proper debates while commenting on the governmental debates. See ...

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S4: E49 – Enhanced Interrogation Techniques | Mohamedou Ould Slahi

November 30th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on June 7th 2021. Dr. Jordan Peterson’s guest Mohamedou Ould Slahi shares his experience with more than a decade of torture, interrogation and depression in Guantánamo Bay. Mohamedou starts with his childhood and guides us through his journey across Germany and Canada. ...

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S4: E47 – Sex and Dating Apps | Rob Henderson

September 23rd, 2021|

Rob Henderson is a US Air Force veteran, Ph.D. student in evolutionary and social psychology, and prolific writer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: “Matter” by Elysium: Go to https://explorematter.com promo code “JBPMatter” to get one month subscription for free (worth $45). Dr. Jordan ...

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S4: E45 – Justin Trudeau and the Election that Should Have Never Been | Rex Murphy

September 16th, 2021|

Rex Murphy is a renowned Canadian commentator and author who deals primarily with Canadian political and social matters. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Green Chef - Visit https://greenchef.com/jbp100 promo code “jbp100” to get $100 off and free shipping. BiOptimizers - Visit https://magbreakthrough.com/jbp ...

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S4: E44 – No Safe Spaces | Dennis Prager & Adam Carolla

September 6th, 2021|

Dennis Prager, an American conservative radio show host, and Adam Carolla, a comedian and a podcaster, join forces to discuss their documentary “No Safe Spaces.” Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: BioOptimizers: www.magbreakthrough.com/jbp Use code “jbp10” to save 10% when you try Magnesium ...

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S4: E43 – Is Property Theft? | Dr. Robert Murphy

September 1st, 2021|

Dr. Robert P. Murphy is an Austrian School economist, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, and Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: Matter by Elysium - https://explorematter.com/Jordan promo code “JBPMatter” to save $45 (one month free). This ...

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S4: E42 – Saving the Humanities | Stephen Blackwood

August 23rd, 2021|

Dr. Stephen Blackwood: Philosopher, cultural critic and founder of Ralston College. Jordan Peterson and Dr. Stephen Blackwood discuss his work as a founder of an inner-city youth program and his experience with developing Ralston College in Savannah, Georgia. They have a rich discussion about the philosophical ...

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S4: E41 – The Four Dos and Don’ts of Divorce | Warren Farrell

August 18th, 2021|

Dr. Warren Farrell and I discuss his book “The Boy Crisis” which explores the challenges boys face in education, mental health, relationships with fathers, and more. Together we steer the conversation towards the overwhelming experience of being a young male navigating through early adolescent years into ...

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S4: E40 – Bitcoin: The Future of Money? | Bitcoiner Book Club

August 18th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on May 13th 2021 In today’s episode, Dr. Jordan Peterson sits down with four vocal members of the #Bitcoin community for an introduction to the world of #cryptocurrencies. Together, they cover a variety of topics ranging from the intricacies of Bitcoin, other ...

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S4: E39 – The End of Universities?

August 18th, 2021|

Yeonmi Park's account of her experience at Columbia University is harrowing - as someone who had just arrived in the West after her escape from North Korea, the idea that she had to censor herself at a prestigious university like Columbia, or any university for that ...

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S4: E38 – Death, Disease, and Politics | Dr. Randy Thornhill

August 18th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on May 10th 2021. Jordan Peterson’s guest today is distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of New Mexico, American entomologist and evolutionary biologist, Dr. Randy Thornhill. Dr. Thornhill’s research shines an enticing light on scientific areas that most people have never been ...

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S4: E:36 – From the Beginning to Now | Lawrence Krauss

August 18th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on May 7th 2021 On this episode of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is accompanied by American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist Lawrence M. Krauss. Throughout his career, Dr. Krauss has made remarkable contributions to the field of research on particle physics and ...

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S4: E:35 – Baron Black of Crossharbour | Lord Conrad Black

August 18th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on May 7th 2021 In this Season 4, Episode 35 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by Lord Conrad Black. Conrad Black is a Canadian-born British peer, and former publisher of The London Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, The Chicago Sun-Times, ...

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S4: E33 – The Meaning of Music | Samuel Andreyev

August 18th, 2021|

This episode was recorded on 2/8/2021 On this Season 4, Episode 33 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan was joined by Samuel Andreyev. Samuel Andreyev is a Canadian composer. He writes music for orchestras, soloists, chamber groups, singers, and other ensembles throughout Europe and the world. ...

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S4: E32 – Free Speech and the Satirical Activist | Andrew Doyle

August 18th, 2021|

On this Season 4 Episode 32 Episode of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by British comedian, author, playwright, journalist, political satirist, and voice of Titania McGrath, Andrew Doyle. Andrew Doyle and Jordan discuss his new book, “Free Speech and Why It Matters”, the hate ...

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S4: E30 – Malice, or the Establishment? | Michael Malice

August 18th, 2021|

On Season 4 Episode 30 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan Peterson is joined by Michael Malice. Michael Malice is a New York City-based author, podcaster, columnist, and media personality. He is a champion and proponent of free speech, anarchy, and many other non-mainstream ideals. Find ...

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S4: E29 – Journalist or Heretic? | Bari Weiss

August 18th, 2021|

On this Season 4 Episode 29 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan Peterson is joined by Bari Weiss. Bari Weiss is a journalist and author. She has worked as an opinion writer and editor at the New York Times, before that she was an OP editor ...

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S4: E28 – You’re Next | Dr. Rima Azar

August 18th, 2021|

On Season 4, Episode 28 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by Dr. Rima Azar. Dr. Rima Azar is an Associate Professor of health psychology at Mount Allison University, co-founder and co-director of NaviCare/SoinNavi, and a former holder of a CIHR New Investigator salary ...

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Why Is the Feminine Represented as Chaos? | Q&A 06-02-2021

August 18th, 2021|

I recently answered questions that were submitted on the social media platform - https://www.thinkspot.com. This is my third Q&A of 2021: Why Is the Feminine Represented as Chaos? Thinkspot is still in beta, and would greatly appreciate your participation. These answers were also released early on ...

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S4: E27 – Rex Murphy | The Education of a Journalist

August 18th, 2021|

On this episode of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by Rex Murphy. Rex is a Canadian commentator and author who deals primarily with Canadian political and social matters. He is best known for working on and for CBC Here and Now, CBC Radio 1’s ...

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S4: E26 – Tyranny, Slavery and Columbia U | Yeonmi Park

August 18th, 2021|

On this episode of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan was joined by Yeonmi Park. Yeonmi Park is a North Korean defector and human rights activist trying to shine a light on the atrocities still being committed in North Korea by the current Kim regime. She wrote ...

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S4: E25 – Aggressive By Nature? | Richard Tremblay

August 18th, 2021|

In this episode, Jordan B Peterson is joined by Richard Tremblay. Richard Tremblay is a Canadian child psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Montreal, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in child development. His research has focused on the ...

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S4: E24 – How We’re Breeding Narcissists | Russell Peters

August 18th, 2021|

Jordan B Peterson co-hosts this Mikhaila Peterson Podcast episode with Russell Peters, a Canadian comedian, actor, and producer. Together, they explore politically incorrect humor, stand up, acting, travel, working during the pandemic, universally funny truths, spontaneous action, the personality of a comedian, and more. Russell is ...

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S4: E21 – A Brain Divided | Iain McGilchrist

May 13th, 2021|

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 ...

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S4: E19 – Brave Art | Randall Wallace

May 6th, 2021|

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 ...