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S4 E82: The Spiritual Void and the West with Rav Arora

S4 E82: The Spiritual Void and the West with Rav Arora

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This episode was recorded on Saturday, March 27, 2021.


In this exclusive interview, Rav Arora and Dr. Peterson discuss problems with ideology, atheism, the church, systemic racism, victimhood, the death of religion, psychedelics, meaning, religious practice, and personal responsibility.


Rav is an independent journalist based in Vancouver. He writes on a wide range of topics including violent crime, MDMA therapy, identity politics, and vaccine mandates.


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[00:00 ] Intro

[02:00 ] Rav's Foreword

[05:45 ] Religious vs. Political Ideology

[07:42 ] Crippled Religions

[09:40 ] Political vs. Religious Beliefs

[11:10 ] Ideology & Thinking

[11:47 ] How Ideology Blinds Us

[15:38 ] Externalizing Problems

[16:41 ] Other Faces of Evil

[21:44 ] Perils of Ideology

[21:59 ] Ignorance

[22:52 ] Systemic Racism

[25:39 ] White Supremacy, Symbolism & the Patriarchy

[36:37 ] Microaggressive Hard Work

[38:22 ] Immigration & Culture

[40:44 ] Individual Responsibility

[41:21 ] Our Worst Crimes

[41:47 ] Income Inequality

[46:09 ] Young People & Values

[51:58 ] Meaning Without Religion

[56:43 ] The Immortality Key

[58:32 ] Death of Modern Religion

[01:08:05 ] The Church & Self-discipline

[01:08:35 ] Life Decisions

[01:09:52 ] Religious practice

[01:16:16 ] The Biblical Lectures

[01:17:46 ] Spiritual Structure

[01:18:50 ] Psychedelics & Mindfulness

[01:21:11 ] The Problem with Atheism

[01:24:30 ] Undermining Human Progress

[01:25:57 ] Meditation, Attention, & Thinking

[01:28:36 ] Music

[01:30:26 ] Victimhood

[01:37:29 ] Taking a Joke

[01:43:23 ] Playing Both Sides

[01:42:09 ] Victimhood

[01:48:35 ] Privilege

[01:58:58 ] Gratitude Despite Suffering

[02:09:11 ] Responding to Criticism

[02:19:23 ] Jordan's Influence

#Ideology #Meaning #Psychedelics #Victimhood #SystemicRacism

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Comments (3)

Rick Quin

the ending was so cringe lol good listen none the less

Mar 12th
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Braam de Klerk

the audio is quite bad!

Feb 15th
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Garret Wood

There are two audios running at once making it difficult to follow the conversation

Feb 14th
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S4 E82: The Spiritual Void and the West with Rav Arora

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