In this episode of Opposing Views, James Lindsay and Ian Kochinski, better known as Vaush, joined me to discuss Critical Race Theory.  We covered a range of topics surrounding CRT, starting of course with what it is and what it’s trying to solve, where it’s being taught, the agenda behind it, and what we can do about it. But we also touch on related topics like social biases, anti-capitalism, and the idea of whiteness / the over-focus on race that’s so prevalent today.  James Lindsay is an...
Published 01/21/22
Published 01/21/22
In this episode of Opposing Views, Mikhaila has o author and tech/media entrepreneur Andrew Keen and Professor Jürgen Schmidhuber to discuss the threat of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Published 01/18/22
This episode was sponsored by -NordPass. Get 50% off a 2-year plan + a free month at https://nordpass.com/TMPP or with code “TMPP” -Schwank Grills. Visit https://schwankgrills.com or use code “JP150” now for $150 OFF an American-made, 1500-degree grill + grill cover. In this episode, Mikhaila hosts French Canadian symbolic thinker, YouTuber, editor of the Orthodox Arts Journal, and icon carver Jonathan Pageau, an explorer of how (underlying) symbolic patterns emerge, develop, and then...
Published 01/13/22
This episode was sponsored by: - BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at https://www.betterhelp.com/peterson and join over 2M people who have taken charge of their mental health In this episode of Opposing Views, Dr. T. Jamerson Brewer, T. J. Schmidt, and I discuss homeschooling: home vs. public education, socializing kids, curriculum ideology, factors to academic success, ideology, and much more. T. Jameson Brewer, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Social Foundations. He received...
Published 01/06/22
In this episode, Mikhaila has author and influencer from the manosphere, Rollo Tomassi, on the podcast. Rollo has used Mikhaila as an example in videos about women, including a fairly direct comparison between her and a murderer. After quite directly detailing her issues with that portrayal, Mikhaila steers into a longer conversation about Tomassi's theories on men and women—the same ones he offers in The Rational Male book series. Check out Kill to Party, the 4-hour-long video that...
Published 12/30/21
In this episode of Opposing Views, I was joined by Robert F.. Kennedy Jr. and Amesh Adalja to discuss the safety of vaccines, more specifically the Covid19 vaccines. We covered a range of topics including childhood vaccination, the recommended vaccine schedule in the US, vaccine types, safety, additives, and injuries, and much more.
Published 12/22/21
In this episode, Mikhaila hosts Kenny Xu, author of the new book An Inconvenient Minority. Xu is likewise the President of the race-blind advocacy group Color Us United, and the host of the Inconvenient Minority podcast, where he battles elite "woke" narratives with groundbreaking discussions about race, identity, and culture that challenge the Left and the Right.
Published 12/15/21
In this episode of Opposing Views, I was joined by Arthur Caplan and James Lindsay to discuss COVID-19 Vaccine passports (I.D.cards). We covered a range of topics like proposed vaccine passports, current restrictions in different US states, the impact of creating more I.D. on governmental control, and social credit systems.
Published 12/07/21
In this episode, Sally Satel and Peter Pischke join Mikhaila to talk about dependence-forming medications, the opioid epidemic, and the prescription-drug system that’s partly to blame.
Published 11/30/21
In this episode of Opposing Views, I was joined by Alex Epstein and Dr. Andrew Dessler to discuss climate change. Alex Epstein is a philosopher, author, and founder of the Center for Industrial Progress. His NYT bestseller The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels argued that human flourishing actually requires the use of fossil fuels. Dr. Andrew Dessler is a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M. He wrote The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate
Published 11/23/21
In this episode, Mikhaila hosts Beverley Thomson, a psychiatrist and author. Beverley enlightens us about the increasing number of people on antidepressants, the brain changes that result from extended exposure, how to get off prescription drugs safely, and much more. They both share their attempts at navigating a ghastly health care system, and Mikhaila talks about Dr. Peterson’s awful experience going through akathisia. If you suffer or know someone suffering from antidepressants, this...
Published 11/17/21
In this episode of Opposing Views, I was joined by Peter Schiff and Robert Breedlove to discuss Bitcoin. We covered a range of topics like decentralization, the US dollar, and the risks involved with cryptocurrencies becoming increasingly popular. Both guests gave their opinion on whether Bitcoin is better than gold as a value standard - a prickly question because you have to consider, among other things, market forces, security, scarcity, inflation, and the potential for a new financial crisis.
Published 11/12/21
In this episode, I spoke with men's style coach Tanner Guzy. With the focus on male fashion shifting dramatically over the last few decades, Tanner thinks a lot of men need a sense of direction, and that finding a style of one’s own is an essential part of self-expression. In Tanner’s words, there’s a need for “aesthetic literacy” that isn’t quite being fulfilled.
Published 11/02/21
Welcome to episode 122 of the Mikhaila Peterson Podcast. This is another opposing views episode where I speak with two people who have opposing views on contentious subjects. This is my favourite format of episode and one I’ll be focusing on. In this episode, I spoke with Dan Gross and Dr. John R. Lott about gun control in America.
Published 10/26/21
Robert Greene is an American author known for his books on strategy, power, and seduction. He has written six international bestsellers: The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, Mastery, and The Laws of Human Nature. Like I mentioned his newest book is the daily laws. This was a really fun episode. Really fun.
Published 10/15/21
In this episode, Mikhaila hosts Dr. Jordan B. Peterson and Africa Brooke. Africa shares her experience with writing her viral article. She offers some insight on how to be conscious of one's actions and finding their authentic voice. In addition to discussing wokeness, they also delve into politics in connection to religion, in-group preference, and accepting other perspectives. Check out how Africa was influenced by Dr. Peterson in this episode.
Published 10/12/21
Yannis Pappas is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and podcast host from Brooklyn, New York. The “Long Day” podcast host is widely known for the characters of Mr. Panos and Maurica. He also co-hosted an award-winning series and a sports comedy show in addition to participating in festivals around the world.
Published 10/05/21
You are in for a treat in this episode as the founder of Freedom Toons joins me. After Seamus Coughlin shares his journey since high school, he also explains how his Catholic roots factored in. All that got me hyped up to share my own experience of finding God. I promise you’ll get a good laugh too as you watch Coughlin impersonating Trump and the one and only Dr. Jordan. Yes, I know. Wait till you see HIS reaction too.
Published 10/01/21
Dr. Ken Berry is a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is a Board Certified Family Physician who has been practicing Family Medicine for over a decade in Tennessee. He is also the author of the book “Lies My Doctor Told Me” with a mission to help people reclaim their health.
Published 09/28/21
Mikhaila and James Nestor spark up an interesting conversation about sleep apnea. They discuss the effects of sleep apnea in addition to some ways of reducing it. Mikhaila shares her opinion on soothers which led their discussion to proper breathing. If you’re interested in seeing whether you properly breathe or have an interest in freediving, then this video is for you.
Published 09/24/21
Mark Goulston is the Creator/Co-founder of Michelangelo Mindset, exec coach, best-selling author of nine books, and host of My Wakeup Call Podcast. He was originally a UCLA professor of psychiatry for over 25 years, and a former FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer.
Published 09/21/21
Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying are former professors at Evergreen State College. The married couple were among the college’s most popular teachers. They specialized in evolutionary biology. Together, they authored A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life, a book discussing why humans are miserable despite living in the most prosperous age in all of human history.
Published 09/17/21
This episode is sponsored by truLOCAL. Go to https://trulocal.ca and https://trulocalusa.com and use code MP to get free meat! Today’s guest, Dr. Caroline Leaf, is one of the first in her field to study how the brain can change with directed mind input. She discusses how you can eliminate toxic thoughts and brain pathways established in your brain. Dr. Leaf also answers Mikhaila’s question about how long it usually takes to change your brain by changing your behaviour. Dr. Caroline Leaf is...
Published 09/14/21
Ever wondered if psych meds are good for you? In this episode, Mikhaila and Dr. Amen discuss how psych meds can affect your brain and why psychiatry is failing. But that’s not all. They delve into what causes a toxic brain, the 3 worst things you can do for your brain, how a healthy diet can maintain your brain health, and more. If you’re interested in keeping your brain healthy (of course you are), or you’re suffering from brain damage, you need to watch this episode.
Published 09/10/21