Jordan Peterson and I’, Iain McGilchrist (Part 2 of 2)

Culture Wars Polarisation Jordan Peterson Iain McGilchrist’s book ‘The Master and his Emissary’ was a sensation. In it he drew a clear and compelling story of how the history of the western world was best viewed as a gradual takeover by the rational, logical left side of the brain, eclipsing the more holistic right brain. […]

On Jordan Peterson… A Rebel Wisdom Compilation

Jordan Peterson We’ve covered the phenomenal success of the Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson from the start on Rebel Wisdom, and many of our brilliant interviewees have offered their insights. This is a compilation of clips from these interviewees, including Iain McGilchrist, Bret Weinstein, Jamie Wheal, Gabor Mate and many others. Links to the films these […]

John Vervaeke: Jordan Peterson & the Meaning Crisis

Philosophy Wisdom John Vervaeke Jordan Peterson John Vervaeke’s recent series, ‘Awakening From the Meaning Crisis’ has won him a cult following online. He has joined the emergent intellectual awakening, looking for ways to bring together science, psychology and the world’s wisdom traditions. A colleague of Jordan Peterson’s in the University of Toronto Psychology Department, he […]

Jordan Peterson vs Alan Watts, with Tim Lott

Philosophy Wisdom Jordan Peterson Jordan Peterson is often described as doing for the western religious tradition, what Alan Watts did for the East in the 50s and 60s, explaining and demystifying it for a new audience. Tim Lott is a novelist and journalist, who wrote the first mainstream magazine article on Jordan Peterson in 2017. […]

Jordan Peterson & the Media, with Tim Lott

Jordan Peterson Over the weekend the Sunday Times published the first full interview with Jordan Peterson since his recovery from debilitating illness, and retreat from the public eye over the last two years. It was titled ‘A Broken Man’, and in the aftermath, Peterson described it as containing “sheer cruelty and spite” on the part […]

Jordan Peterson, censorship and the left’, with novelist Tim Lott

Culture Wars Polarisation Jordan Peterson Tim Lott was the first mainstream UK journalist to profile Jordan Peterson, in the Spectator magazine. A novelist and storyteller, he also describes himself as an ‘old lefty’. In this, he discusses with Rebel Wisdom’s David Fuller how the ‘left’ has changed in his lifetime – what the current left […]

Richard Tarnas on Jordan Peterson (clip)

Jordan Peterson In a time of renewed interest in philosophy and big ideas, what does Richard Tarnas make of the rise of Jordan Peterson? This is a clip from the film: “Western Culture: Death & Rebirth, with Richard Tarnas”: Richard Tarnas is known as one of the most influential and perceptive cultural historians of […]

Evolution, religion & Jordan Peterson with Jonathan Pageau

Jordan Peterson Recently Rebel Wisdom put out a series of interviews with the evolutionary biologist Bret Weinstein where he argued for the value of religion in evolutionary terms. Jonathan Pageau is a Christian and long-time collaborator with Jordan Peterson. In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom’s David Fuller, he argues that this conception doesn’t go far […]