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John Vervaeke: After the Meaning Crisis

This is an audio version of After the Meaning Crisis, John Vervaeke which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on December 24th 2019. 

John Vervaeke's 'Awakening From the Meaning Crisis' has been an influential hit of 2019. A professor at Toronto University's psychology department, the series sketches out a big vision of the trajectory of western thought from the axial age to the present day. In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller, he talks about the impact that the series has had on his life, and the journey he has been on since the start of 2019, and what comes next - his new series, 'After Socrates'.
 
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Rebel Wisdom Review of 2019

This is an audio version of Rebel Wisdom Review of 2019 which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on December 28th 2019. 

This is Rebel Wisdom's review of the year with clips from many of our most popular films of the year, and our reflections on the trajectory of the channel over 2019.

In 2019 Rebel Wisdom released 83 films on the main channel, had a total of 3,950,472 views, and added 54,350 subscribers - helping us break the 100k barrier at the end of November.

Thank you for your support, enjoy this review, and see you in 2020. Perhaps at the Rebel Wisdom Festival, London, May 2020: https://www.rebelwisdom.co.uk/festival

Clips in this film are from the following films:

Where Gillette Went Wrong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnWB8...

Toxic Femininity? Heather Heying: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oVyQ...

Glitch in the Matrix II, The Origin of the Intellectual Dark Web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKeMI...

Mill Series Talk: My Journey with the Intellectual Dark Web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXUyv...

Ken Wilber: 'Jordan Peterson and the evolution of thought': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDjCn...

Ken Wilber: The Intellectual Dark Web, an Integral Conversation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2XK8...

The Legacy of Integral, Jamie Wheal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4krRS...

John Vervaeke: Jordan Peterson & the Meaning Crisis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6RFS...

The Polyamorous Professors, Diana Fleischman & Geoffrey Miller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRC6J...

Dave Rubin: Alternative Media Needs to Grow Up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9mCN...

John Cleese: Philosophy, Spirituality & Political Correctness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr4wo...

The Science and Psychology of Polarisation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUNHj...

Collective Intelligence Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PldN...

Making Sense of Sensemaking: Daniel Schmachtenberger, Jamie Wheal, Jordan Hall: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Es_W...

Collective Intelligence Practice, Bonnitta Roy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxLMa...

The War on Sensemaking, Daniel Schmachtenberger: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lqao...

Telling The Story of Jordan Peterson, Patricia Marcoccia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZC9b...

War on Sensemaking II, Daniel Schmachtenberger: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QGrf...

Why the Left Keeps Losing

This is an audio version of Why the left keeps losing, Rebel Wisdom podcast which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on December 15th 2019. 

The UK election has delivered a landslide win for the right-wing Conservatives, and the biggest defeat for the left-wing Labour party since 1935. What caused it? Why has the left gone down to so many defeats recently, and what would they need to do to change it.

This discussion between Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller and Alexander Beiner references many Rebel Wisdom films, including: Conflict & Collective Intelligence, Diane Musho Hamilton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVSm7...

Glitch in the Matrix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trhTb...

Ken Wilber, the Intellectual Dark Web, an Integral Conversation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2XK8...

A Zen Master talks about Jordan Peterson and the Shadow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABWeA...

And references this article by David Hirsh, The Corbyn left: the politics of position and the politics of reason: http://fathomjournal.org/the-corbyn-l...

James K. A. Smith: The Meaning Crisis & Christianity

This is an audio version of The Meaning Crisis & Christianity, James K. A. Smith which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on November 13th 2019. 

James KA Smith is a philosopher and theologian at Calvin College in Michigan. He is a scholar of continental philosophy, including the postmodern thinkers, Foucault and Derrida. In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller, they cover how his thought addresses the 'meaning crisis', his take on the Canadian intellectual Jordan Peterson, and his recent book on St Augustine.

James's website is here: https://jameskasmith.com/about/

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Mike Nayna: Filming the Culture Wars

This is an audio version of Filming the Culture Wars, Mike Nayna which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on November 3rd 2019. 

Mike Nayna is an Australian filmmaker who has been following the ongoing 'Grievance Studies' project of Peter Boghossian, Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay, where they successfully lodged fake papers in academic journals. He began researching activism and followed the ideas to their source in academia. He also put together a trilogy of films about Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying's experience within Evergreen State College.

His YouTube site is here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzk0...

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Sam Harris, consciousness & the transcendent, Jonathan Pageau & Jordan Hall

This is an audio version of Sam Harris, consciousness & the transcendent, Jonathan Pageau & Jordan Hall which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on October 28th 2019. 

What is the relationship between consciousness, religion & reality? Jonathan Pageau has a theory based on the phenomenology - birds-eye view - of consciousness itself. Jonathan is a celebrated icon carver and religious thinker. Jordan Hall is a philosopher and futurist. In this conversation they discuss consciousness, Sam Harris, parenting & religion. Jonathan Pageau's channel, the Symbolic World, is here: https://www.youtube.com/user/pageaujo... To get access to more exclusive content and to join this evolving conversation, become a Rebel Wisdom member: https://www.rebelwisdom.co.uk/plans

Zen Master Doshin Roshi: Facing the Shadow

This is an audio version of Facing the Shadow, Zen Master Doshin Roshi which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on October 29th 2019. 

In Jungian psychology, the 'shadow' is all of the things about ourselves that we deny or reject, and integrating those is key to psychological growth. So how do we face and integrate our shadow elements? Our interview with Zen master Doshin Roshi, 'A Zen master talks about Jordan Peterson and the Shadow', was one of our most viewed films of the last year. To get access to more exclusive content, become a Rebel Wisdom subscriber: https://www.rebelwisdom.co.uk/plans

You can listen to a podcast versions of our films on Spotify or Apple Podcasts by searching 'Rebel Wisdom' or download episodes from our Podbean page: https://rebelwisdom.podbean.com/

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Helen Pluckrose & Peter Boghossian: Fighting Postmodernism from the Left

This is an audio version of Fighting Postmodernism from the Left, Helen Pluckrose & Peter Boghossian which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on October 6th 2019. 

Helen Pluckrose and Peter Boghossian have taken up positions at the front lines of the culture war. To highlight what they saw as ideological capture of the universities, they submitted hoax papers to high profile journals in the social sciences - what they called the 'grievance studies' hoax. Seven were published, including one on 'Rape Culture' in dog parks, and one with extracts from Hitler's Mein Kampf.

For more, check out Mike Nayna's film, 'Pushing Back on Grievance Studies': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLBMx...

In this discussion, they talk about the importance of a 'responsible left' taking on postmodernism, being a target for online hate, and the need to stay open to dialogue and criticism. This is a follow up to our previous film, 'Impossible Conversations': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08RoX...

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Peter Boghossian, Helen Pluckrose, James Lindsay & Letter.Wiki: Impossible Conversations

This is an audio version of Impossible Conversations: Peter Boghossian, Helen Pluckrose, James Lindsay & Letter.Wiki which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on September 27th 2019. 

How can we begin to resolve our problems, if even our conversations about them keep breaking down? Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay have researched ninja-level conversation techniques from hostage negotiation and cult deprogramming for their new book, 'How To Have Impossible Conversations'. At the same time, a new competition has been launched on 'Letter.Wiki' to have difficult conversations across intellectual divides. We talk to the book's authors, Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay, the judge of the 'Impossible Conversations' competition, Helen Pluckrose, and the creators of the social media site Letter.Wiki, Clyde and Dayne Rathbone.

'How To Have Impossible Conversations': https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/tit...

Letter.Wiki: https://letter.wiki/conversations

Check out Rebel Wisdom's series of films 'The Science and Psychology of Difficult Conversation': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUNHj...

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Roger Walsh: What is Wisdom?

This is an audio version of What is Wisdom, Roger Walsh which was published on the Rebel Wisdom YouTube site on September 20th 2019. 

Roger Walsh is a celebrated psychiatrist and author of books including 'Essential Spirituality'. He focuses on spiritual practices, psychological health and the psychological roots of our current global crises. He has also been deeply connected in Ken Wilber's Integral philosophy for many years. In this interview with Rebel Wisdom's Alexander Beiner, he talks about how his long involvement with Eastern spiritual practices has informed his understanding about the nature of wisdom.

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