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#62 – Our Cultural Inflection Point and Higher Education

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 on

Dr Jordan Peterson speaks with Dr Stephen Blackwood about Solzhenitsyn, our cultural inflection point, higher education, and the hunger of...

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Thoughts On My Mother’s 80th Birthday

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019 on

  This week my mother, Beverley Anne Peterson, turns 80. She was born on February 6, 1939, in Naicam, Saskatchewan, a small, attractive,...

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Comment on the APA Guidelines for the Treatment of Boys and Men

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 on

  Beware the Ideologues in Psychologists’ Clothing The American Psychological Association (APA) recently released their Guidelines for...

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#61 – January Q & A

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019 on

Happy New Year. This is the first of this year’s Q and A’s. I am going to answer audience questions, as usual, as well as...

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Prairie Requiem

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 on

Saskatchewan In the spring the snow crystallizes and glints the sun now has some warmth black patches appear in the fields the creeks and...

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#60 – Femsplainers – Christina Hoff Sommers and Danielle Crittenden

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 on

On December 13, 2018, I was a guest on Femsplainers with Christina Hoff Sommers and Danielle Crittenden. We discussed, among other topics,...

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Some thoughts on (and an offer) for the New Year

Posted by on Dec 31, 2018 on

A very old idea and a very new and practical application (1) Mesopotamia: Emperor and Gods The idea that the old year dies and is renewed...

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Letters: From a Mother of Teens and a Few Young Men

Posted by on Dec 29, 2018 on

Over the last few years, I have received many tens of thousands of emails. I stopped even trying to keep up in about February or so of...

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#59 – Bjørn Lomborg

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 on

I spoke December 7, 2018 with Bjørn Lomborg, author and President of Copenhagen Consensus Center, a singularly innovative and influential...

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The Gender Scandal: Part One (Scandinavia) and Part Two (Canada)

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 on

PART 1: SCANDINAVIA Over the last few weeks, I have been in Oslo, twice; Helsinki, twice; Stockholm, twice; and Copenhagen, once. One of...

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Announcing the Peterson Fellowship at Acton School of Business

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 on

I am pleased to announce today the establishment of a partnership with the Acton School of Business, under the stewardship of Acton...

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IQ, Politics, and the Left: A Conversation with Douglas Murray Transcript

Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 on

The post IQ, Politics, and the Left: A Conversation with Douglas Murray Transcript appeared first on Jordan...

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12 Rules Tour: Missive from Cambridge

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 on

The last two days in Cambridge were relentless, but in the best possible way. Tammy (my wife, who travels with me, and carefully ensures...

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#58 – October 2018 Q & A

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 on

Preorder The Gulag Archipelago: 50th Anniversary: [1] 0:01:23 – Release of 50th Anniversary version of The Gulag...

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Notes on a dream in Oslo

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 on

So it’s 2:39 AM in Oslo, Norway. I woke up in a too-hot hotel room out of a fitful nightmare, which I can only partially remember. I...

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Trouble at the University of Amsterdam

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 on

The Dutch publisher of 12 Rules for Life made arrangements for me to speak at the University of Amsterdam on October 31 to about 300...

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#57 – Dr. Oz – Jordan Peterson’s Rules to Live By

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 on

In this exclusive, in-depth interview, author and clinical psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson joins Dr. Oz to discuss how we can find...

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Notes on my Kavanaugh Tweet

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 on

This week (October 5, 2018), I responded to a Twitter thread consisting of a conversation between Bret Weinstein, the American biologist...

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On facts, values, rationality and stories: Part III of Response to Harris

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 on

Note: this is the most difficult of the three postings on Harris’s ideas. The other two are available here (Part 1) and here (Part 2)....

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#56 – Gregg Hurwitz – An Invitation to the Intellectual Dark Web

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 on

I spoke today with author Gregg Hurwitz (more information about him below). Hurwitz is currently working to rebrand the Democratic party,...

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