Russell Brand & Jordan B Peterson - Under the Skin #52

1 Jun 2018
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Russell Brand talked with me in London. This was our second conversation (the first was in LA a few months ago: I thought we had a good discussion then, but I think this one was better. We met in London about two weeks ago (in mid May 2018). I was completely worn out by the end :)
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  • Does this count as my study time ?? They both are so knowledgeable and crazy intelligent. The more I learn the more I realise how less I know.

    I am gratefulI am gratefulVor 2 Tage
  • The Persian and Mongol empires allowed freedom of speech in the area of religion long before England did.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • You might call freedom of speech “the paramount right”, but without life , we cannot have freedom of speech, nor any other right. So let’s prioritise the right to life. E.g. let’s end violence and let’s ensure a decent living standard for everyone, so no one dies from lack of clean water, lack of good, lack of housing, lack of healthcare, etc..

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • I like regulation because I prefer that we, the people, use our democratic govts to manage our economy instead of the few people who own businesses managing our economy.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • “Making [taking] as much money as I can” is not healthy. That is a addiction to money and also produces capitalism’s dog-eat-dog culture, inequality and poverty. It’s much healthier to focus on MAKING EVERYONE AS HAPPY AS WE CAN - which requires enjoying what we have (not thinking we will only be happy later when we are richer) and also only doing sustainable economic development, not development which trashes the natural ecosystem that we rely on for survival and happiness.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • Jordan Peterson claims that the most effective way to minimise the harm of capitalism is by getting individuals to be more healthy in their purchasing choices. That is what corporations advocate. Sorry, but I don’t trust corporations to advocate what is most effective for human health. Corporations are motivated by whatever maximises their profits, regardless of how much harm that does to humanity. Compared with that impotent method, socialist govts are much more effective in making our economy work to benefit humanity with traditional regulations. Socialism also creates a new, more conscious, more compassionate human being of the kind that Jordan Peterson says “is the most effective way to regulate economies”.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • Planned economics enabled the USSR to go from a country of peasants to an economic superpower in only a few decades, enabling them to defeat 80% of nazi Germany’s military in WW2, to send the first satellite into space, the first man into space, the first woman into space, invent LEDs and mobile phones, etc.,etc.. Planned economics enabled China to go from a country of peasants dominated by foreign powers to the world’s top economy within a few decades, lifting 800+ million people out of poverty.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • We can have a competency hierarchy without paying more money to people who are more competent. People can do things because they are passionate about those things regardless of the money. I do much of my political activism out of love for humanity and no one pays me anything to do activism. Indeed, I’d prefer to have a doctor or therapist or teacher who works in their field because they love helping people rather than one who is there to get rich.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • Hierarchies are not instinctual, not mere evolution. The existence of hierarchy (or lack of it) is linked with the economic system. We humans lived as hunter-gatherers in a system of primitive communism for most of the past 2 million years. In that system, we were much more equal and practiced much more democratic decision-making than we do in capitalist countries today.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • In my experience, the “men are from Mars, women are from Venus” claims are stereotypes based on common personalities, and they are not true for all people. E.g. my Grandpa was more gentle, kind & nurturing than my Grandma, mother and fiancée and I am Ike my Grandpa in that way. Also, e.g. I do not do paid work but I do unpaid work and I am more supportive and communicative about my emotions than my fiancée, while she is more extroverted and focuses a lot on her career and is less communicative and often like the stereotypical husband who comes home from work and doesn’t want to talk and prefers to just watch TV. That said, I agree with Jordan Peterson that the harm society does to men is ignored by most people. E.g. men get little or no sympathy if “failures” according to capitalist ideology (homeless, etc.) - and I would add that capitalism generates “failures”, because it does not provide enough jobs for everyone, which serves to maximise the profit of individual employers.

    Simon WoodSimon WoodVor 5 Tage
  • Did Russell really sugested that without faith people will sudenly start killing eachother?

    TheLozeszkurTheLozeszkurVor 5 Tage
  • Thank you both I feel I have gained a lot from this discussion.💜❤️💙

    Alison JamesAlison JamesVor 7 Tage
  • Who's book is being promoted here :) Still refreshing to have two people conversing on a middle ground wave length and not striving to correct each other where there is a divergence.

    Dug6666666Dug6666666Vor 10 Tage
  • Find myself agreeing with Jordan Peterson but the way Russell Brand has conducted himself has being impressing me, he is able to carry himself well and remains calm and intellectual. Its good to know there are people willing to have discussions like this.

    DylanDylanVor 10 Tage
  • This is how you chat, respectfully and honestly

    Paul Muad'DibPaul Muad'DibVor 12 Tage
  • Every time I see JP i have tears in my eyes. What a great human being. ...I m crying...

    Sahand GhesmatiSahand GhesmatiVor 12 Tage
  • what does russel brand say as a concept at 22:12? i can't seem to hear it correctly. Is it Pure Eternus?

    Hi Yes helloHi Yes helloVor 12 Tage
  • Brand is a useful idiot. End of

    Colt'sNationColt'sNationVor 13 Tage
  • I believe Dr. Peterson undoubtedly enjoys his talks with Russell more than any other interviewer. The chemistry is phenomenal and the conversation flows like honey while still being engaging and challenging. What more could you ask for?.

    ButtersButtersVor 15 Tage
  • I friggin love these two... Civil discourse has become the Unicorn of the internet... And I’ve found it here.

    fludderkiddiefludderkiddieVor 17 Tage
  • I didn't know Russel Brand was so wise and intelligent to be honest. This talk between these two was very enlightening.

    Cas The DemonCas The DemonVor 18 Tage
  • Hah, I'm definitely the creative type cause I get very little done. Maybe I should marry a conservative. I have tons of ideas just no idea how to implement them.

    Buck AndersonBuck AndersonVor 18 Tage
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    Tran NguyenTran NguyenVor 18 Tage
  • "A holding pattern", so well articulated Russell. I can associate with this explanation 100%. Thank you both for the encouraging and informative conversation.

    EnviableTagEnviableTagVor 19 Tage
  • These two are real thought leaders. Not the garbage you find on Linkedin.

    Danzo DaManzoDanzo DaManzoVor 19 Tage
  • the reason the woke BS is tolerated or promoted is because its a distraction. If they can get ppl to care about issues that do not affect their goals for war, economics, and power then thats what they'll do. Magicians use slight of hand.

    Onechill BrajOnechill BrajVor 20 Tage
  • Two extremely articulate men !🔥

  • This conversation was amazing 🤩

  • So nice to see a positive interview!

  • Russell is a rare left leaning person that I can respect and I think helps make the world a better place. Too many leftists are driven by hate.

    J StenbergJ StenbergVor 22 Tage
  • I really like Russell Brand... He is SUCH a smart man.... But his hair ALWAYS looks dirty, and he appears grubby.... like he lost his bathtub... and WHAT is that weird thing hanging off his neck? Sorry.

    Sookie & KonaSookie & KonaVor 22 Tage
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    darek klichdarek klichVor 23 Tage
  • "The acknowledgement of difference needn't infer inferiority." That's excellent.

    Martyn BrownMartyn BrownVor 23 Tage
  • JP not in the same stratosphere as Russell, on an intellectual level. JP, in fact, is a cringe idiot that is a good shit talker

    Michael JonesMichael JonesVor 24 Tage
  • How refreshing to see two people with two different viewpoints have a healthy conversation and exchange of ideas

    Joe McNamaraJoe McNamaraVor 24 Tage
  • Beard is too wide, not commensurate with length

    Mad SatiricalMad SatiricalVor 25 Tage
  • I'm all for people changing and forgiveness but Russell Brand with his shameless butt plug Ahem I mean Booky Wooky plug ...right at the beginning ....I wonder if he really did all the redemptive work if possible to make it up to all the women he hurt and traumatized during his selfish sex would be interesting to of the hundreds of Girls literally described feeling almost like she was unable to say No because of how he acted towards her sexually upon bumping into her in public female toilets. Has every so called fan forgotten the disgustingly irresponsible personal hurtful and heartless phonecall him and Jonathan Woss made ( who trusts a man who can't even pronounce his own name and has some sort of sex pad in Tokyo where he invites young Asian Girl's for Ahem company). Do these people ever actually take the Road less traveled and make up for the damage they have done.....and can they.... because that's taking real responsibility and that's real kindness and unselfishness.

    GobboBexGobboBexVor 25 Tage
  • all peterson does-as far as i've seen - is to reinforce right wing dogma through veiled attacks on the left by using right wing dogma! -right wing dogma sitting on a foundation of spurious propaganda and untruths - the right wing simply cannot explain the political world because they refute marxism - that's like throwing away your toolbox then claiming you can still do your job as an electrician - pandering to this ignorance is only accelerating and expanding the rights already dangerous ignorance - the real and most entrenched dogma comes from the right-yet peterson refuses to call it out - hmm - why?

    2stoneuk2stoneukVor 26 Tage
    • @Joe McNamara i never said jp was racist - in fact you'll find that many racists are scared to be openly racist - but people like trump and other right wing are trying very hard to open up that can of worms and pave the way so that they can feel happy being nasty offensive and ignorant -

      2stoneuk2stoneukVor 6 Tage
    • @Joe McNamara well that's personal taste - but many people are very inspired by george - and he has rightly earned his place as one of the greatest comedians in our culture

      2stoneuk2stoneukVor 6 Tage
    • @2stoneuk woah massive tangent, I agree with we should always have the right to protest as the people choose the government and they are only in power because we put them there, you are pushing current British politics a lot my argument isn't about the right and wrongs of government it's about JP not pushing conspiracy and dogma

      Joe McNamaraJoe McNamaraVor 19 Tage
    • it's important to understand what 'the left' actually is - and many criticisms of the left by the right - show a glaring lack of understanding in this respect - a good example is the uk labour party - the labour party is 'supposed to be' a socialist party - founded to represent the people against the political establishment in their political forum-parliament - but the labour party is flooded with right wingers who are literally-politically- the same as their -supposed- right wing opposition - the conservatives - yet they claim they represent labour - even though they oppose the actual values the party was founded on - currently the leader - keir starmer - is initiating a purge of the left from the party and this is not subtle in the slightest i assure you - meanwhile we have a govt now trying to push through a new police powers bill that will radically undermine freedom to protest and of course - voice dissent against the government - i haven't heard any opposition to this from the right - or the conspiracy crowd - or the loose collective anti maskers - covid conspiracy mongers etc - who were indeed vocal when they felt they were being suppressed themselves - the actual left on the other hand - one exemplar being jeremy corbyn - is very clearly saying what needs to be said about what's happening - every issue-not just this one - which is of course why he was demonised and vilified by not only the establishment media and it's cronies - but also it's cronies within the labour party - so much so that these cronies deliberately undermined labour's election chances - the investigation of which appears to have been silenced by starmer -

      2stoneuk2stoneukVor 19 Tage
    • So would you say modern day is as racist as in the 70s? Goes to show how much society has changed (thank god) I would rather rate people on their competency and ability to act properly in society than their skin tone, and I dont see any evidence that jp is racist at all

      Joe McNamaraJoe McNamaraVor 19 Tage
  • same old debunked right wing mythology - YAAWWWNNNN - seems Jordan is doing a rubbish job as you lot are as uninformed as ever

    2stoneuk2stoneukVor 26 Tage
  • Jordan Peterson is open to other ideas. Millennials as a whole are blind.

    BlakeBlakeVor 27 Tage
  • Nice to see Russell wearing his best blouse for the occasion.

    M SM SVor 27 Tage
  • I swear i have no idea what is being said but im taking it all in

    Lee LambertLee LambertVor 27 Tage
  • however intelligent you think Russell sounds he is still a left wing idiot that has made some terrible life choices

    Andrew ClintonAndrew ClintonVor 27 Tage
  • When you watch and listen to Dr. Peterson, you get what students pay thousands of dollars for in "University." The fact that the value of what he says goes over many people's heads (especially those students on the left), is a travesty. This is free to us, but there was a cost for Dr. Peterson; and because of that, I am learning more from him in one sitting, than my entire time in college. So grateful. God bless.

    Mr. IzzyMr. IzzyVor 27 Tage
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    kim zimkim zimVor 27 Tage
  • What's the word at 22:12 that Russell said? Puritanism?

    BadiayBadiayVor 27 Tage
  • the best answer to all of mandkinds ills is to be free to choose, and then consciously choosing the highest purpose. (fundamentally you cannot have morality without being free to choose it) all of our issues can be traced to this issue. its not the systems, its us. changing systems doesnt solve the root cause of the issues which are the sins/flaws of mankind as finite beings, incapable of omnipotence. and the stronger the demons, the more resolute we need to be in our conviction to that philosophical idea. our forfeiture of this idea, our succumbing to our weakness in the face of this new enemy, (the near limitless scope of demons in the digital age) is what has exacerbated every world issue we have and hastened polarities before we've has the chance to properly rationalize where we stand, as finite beings. we've given up, and worse yet assuaged our weaknesses by acquiescing to them. upholding that principle idea is the pinnacle of all governance. (mentally, politically, etc.) that creates the most in-balance societal interplay that can be. *life is always hard when you yourself are not strong*

    Mr. XMr. XVor 28 Tage
  • nice to see jbp still following up with his clients lol

    Mr. XMr. XVor 28 Tage
  • I thoroughly enjoyed listening to their conversation. It was like I was absorbed into the moment and an hour and half went by but felt like 5 minutes but yet like an eternity also. Very intellectually stimulating. I wish I could articulate as well as either one of these men!

    BanjopickinchicBanjopickinchicVor 29 Tage
  • It blows my mind that this is free

    J DJ DVor 29 Tage
  • These guys are so good together that I wish they could have a podcast at least once a month, together. Even when they kinda disagree, they seem to respect and even empathize with each other's perspective: Very inspiring. More of society needs to learn from this example.

    Brian LackeyBrian LackeyVor Monat
  • 2 Gemini's exchanging ideas... Quite enchanting..; As a gemini, i'm proud of these two and their level of discourse and intelligence. :-)

    Harry AHarry AVor Monat
  • Nice blouse. .

    RLeeGee 1RLeeGee 1Vor Monat
  • Russel Brand really had an "Ah ha" moment right at the end. This how two temperamentally different individuals can enjoy a constructive exchange. Beautiful to see.

    Simon AdamsSimon AdamsVor Monat
  • What Russell Brand said about the formaldehyde keeping you alive but in trauma stasis hit very hard. I had no way out and no teachers or new healthy ideas. I def had to clarify the negative female archetype for sure. That and integrating, appreciating, and noticing my mistakes.

    Objects in Looking GlassObjects in Looking GlassVor Monat
  • We need more conversations like this! 🤯

    M. Llanera CansicoM. Llanera CansicoVor Monat
  • I love this

    M. Llanera CansicoM. Llanera CansicoVor Monat
  • Is it just me that is seeing that the bible is being believed in through this discussion?

    Joseph KoulyJoseph KoulyVor Monat
  • Sarah Silverman, come on man. She is very demonic.

    Joseph KoulyJoseph KoulyVor Monat
  • I would really love to see Jordan Peterson sit down and talk with Mark Laita, creator of the Soft White Underbelly channel.

    ChaunseyChaunseyVor Monat
  • This conversation is brilliant

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  • I have to preface this with an admission that I dislike a great deal about Russell Brand, but I'm so turned off by his apparent understanding of himself as a peer of Peterson's. In basic human dignity, yes, but not educationally or professionally. Brand is fairly well-read and has clearly spent a great deal of time considering what he thinks, but he has no humility. But to be fair, McConaughey was quite similar in the podcast he did with Peterson, and the only major difference is that I like him. Self-knowledge is critical, but flattering less often that we would like. That said, I didn't give McConaughey a pass. I don't know, maybe that speaks middlingly well of me?

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  • This sounds a lot like AA

    Carole KelleyCarole KelleyVor Monat
  • People are starving for substance.

    Carole KelleyCarole KelleyVor Monat
  • Brand is intelligent. Nice to see this interview discussion.

    midrash100midrash100Vor Monat
  • Speechless

    mathew jonstonmathew jonstonVor Monat
  • The problem with Peterson is that he's anti-postmodernism, and yet he's anti-determinism...

    Air NAir NVor Monat
  • 26 minutes in and Russell has me weeping again. Thank you both this is wonderful information.

    Carol Lee PirroCarol Lee PirroVor Monat
  • These videos are hypnotizing, 1hr 30 odd minutes seems like 10 minutes. Great thinkers of our time here

    3rinity xo3rinity xoVor Monat
  • Your past addicted self was essentially, an inner tyrant of yourself. I love the way Dr. Peterson is able to put into words exactly whats going on. Jordan Peterson is a genius and one of my top role models.

    DevineGamingDevineGamingVor Monat
  • Nice blouse.

    Mister PinchyMister PinchyVor Monat
  • Thanks a lot Russell for being so serious and just by the fact that you know when to stop up and listen the men talk it’s so awesome ! It’s says a lot about how intellectually prepared you are, very very SERIOUS 🧐 (which did surprise me a bit in a good way) ! I love this video and long life to the DON of the don’s Mr Jordan himself 😉🙏🏻🏆👑

    labinottlabinottVor Monat
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    MichaelMichaelVor Monat
  • Russell What do you think of Dr David Hawkins work and Gabor Mate.

    Bob DoigBob DoigVor Monat
    • He has a podcast with Gabor actually - it focuses on addiction and trauma, and dare I say it's his most interesting discussion, and it cuts close to the bone for him being an ex heroin addict.

      Andrew ZAndrew ZVor Monat
  • I think it's pretty simple to comprehend why an atheist--same as a religious person--wouldn't go around fucking or smashing everything... it's not in their best interest.

    littlethuggielittlethuggieVor Monat
  • Russell Brand news Brand New Clothes to cover his girlie body

    Michael PowellMichael PowellVor Monat
  • Great discussion

    David MedinaalvarezDavid MedinaalvarezVor Monat
  • Interesting commentary from Peterson about humor, when I’ve never seen humor in him.

    suzanne farringtonsuzanne farringtonVor Monat
    • a boxing coach needn't be a prize fighter themselves though, not that he's some authority on comedy of course, but he has a deep understanding of people and that allows him to pass comments on humour with some level of authority

      Andrew ZAndrew ZVor Monat
  • In Sikhism humility is incorporated by a saying in the holy book... "Hum naahi changge, bura naahi koye" meaning... I'm not good and no one is bad.

    I was hereI was hereVor Monat
    • what about pol pot?

      mr_bobzmr_bobzVor Monat
  • This man is only a source of controversy because when the internet posed to him the question of "Are gender preferences are important?" he responded by saying "Not more important than free speech", and the internet stopped listening at "Not..."

    Will LuckWill LuckVor Monat
  • Russell Brand thumbs down.

    Dsi1verDsi1verVor Monat
  • Such a refreshing reprieve from Rotard.

    CryptoSkywalkerCryptoSkywalkerVor Monat
  • I can listen to both of them for ever!

    overdressedoverdressedVor Monat
  • Mr. Brand, what are your thoughts on the growing ''cult of personality'' that is progressive politics in the USA?

    Col RedmanCol RedmanVor Monat
  • I can watch Jordon all day.

    renee faganrenee faganVor Monat
  • Something that goes against Peterson is the continual revealing of the cults (trafficking etc - these are houshold names now - held as successful generally) at the top of society. It runs terribly counter to alot of what Peterson espouses. OK? So they WON right? But isnt that behavior many of them fall in to ( humans being thing they can buy - screw love - the other is buyable so it doesnt matter) the same that would get lower apes completely annihilated in prison as the lowest of the low - exactly. Yes Peterson you are very flawed and incapable of seeing some of the inverse nature going on here - due to your very strong convictions in defending heirarchy - which have at current - resulted in this terrible inverse relationship of morality. Maybe its not that hierarchies are doomed to develop this inverse morality - maybe there is a way it can be without such - right now mate you look like a bit of a fool regarding this.

    CyberMonkeyCyberMonkeyVor Monat
  • Amazing conversation by two very learned individuals. I'm a big Jordan Peterson fan because listening to him makes me want to push myself to the outer limits of my bland and boring present mindscape. I literally become a smarter human just by hearing him talk. However, what stood out for me the most in this video was Russell Brand's respect and inclusion for the third person in the room. For the entire conversation, Russell made a clear and concerted effort to also include Jordon's wife in the conversation. He did this by constantly glancing in her direction when he asked or answered questions. I felt like he respected her just as much as Jordon and this suggested the idea of an honest discourse to all present and listening. It also suggested that at the core Russell is a gentleman. I intend to take a look into his online content. I owe him that much. With regards to the vibes and energy between the two men, it was very entertaining. A perfect Hollywood match where you believed the exchange cause the chemistry was that good. Wish it was a 4hr interview.

    mr20121221mr20121221Vor Monat
  • Russel is growing up. He isn't a leftist media hit-job. He is thoughtful, respectful, introspective.

    Michael GarbaccioMichael GarbaccioVor Monat
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  • Russel is wearing his girlfriend’s blouse.

    Debra CharlesDebra CharlesVor Monat
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    Matthew smithMatthew smithVor Monat
  • What a powerful combination! Brand and Peterson involved in an intelligent discourse is crack to my brain!

    Eddy KimEddy KimVor Monat
  • Really surprised Russell brand is so deep.

    Nikki burnsNikki burnsVor Monat
  • I adore Russell, however i'm getting a terrific 'school boy swat, trying to impress the treacher' vibe here.

    Luke RamseyLuke RamseyVor Monat
  • Feb/2021 .. who else is watching .. and who else wants peterson to ask brand about katy perry .. lol tell us then Russell why did you leave your marriage via a text ..

  • ARGH i find the condescending dropping of 'T's- by Russell nightmare inducing. I care for EVERYONE you dont need to fake anything x be yourself (You can hear he can say them) x

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