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Rebel Wisdom

When our existing assumptions and ways of thinking break down, it's the rebels and the renegades, those who dare to think differently, who need to reboot the system.


  • Where Gillette Went Wrong

    Created: 17 January 2019

    Gillette's newest ad, 'The Best a Man Can Be', has created a social media firestorm in the last few days. We sat down to discuss the reaction, the cultural context behind it and our response to the ad. Drawing on our interviews with Warren Farrell, Cassie Jaye and our experience leading men's retreats, we ask whether the ad is helping men or toxic in and of itself.

  • Stan Grof, 'the depths of the psyche'

    Created: 08 January 2019

    What is the nature of the human psyche? How does spiritual experience relate to mental distress? And why does western culture have such a problem with ecstatic experience?

  • Having a real conversation, Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying

    Created: 26 December 2018

    Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying became the most high profile victims of campus activism, and recently they have become inaugural members of the so-called Intellectual Dark Web. The aim of the IDW is to have difficult conversations in public. How do we have real, generative conversations?

  • Back once again with the Renegade (Zen) Master

    Created: 26 December 2018

    Our interview with Zen master Doshin Roshi, 'A Zen master talks about Jordan Peterson and the Shadow', was a viral hit, one of our most viewed films of the last year. We go back to talk to him about the reaction to the film, why people either loved or hated it - and why some found him a creepy cult leader.

  • Men have to speak up! With Warren Farrell

    Created: 26 December 2018

    If the cultural conversation looks increasingly like a dysfunctional relationship between men and women, how can we move forward?

  • From Evergreen to the Intellectual Dark Web - Heather Heying

    Created: 15 December 2018

    Until recently Heather Heying and her husband Bret Weinstein were teachers at Evergreen College, until they were targeted by a student mob and became the most high profile victims of campus militancy. They are now both members of the new constellation of internet personalities known as the Intellectual Dark Web (IDW).

  • Inside the Intellectual Dark Web with Eric Weinstein

    Created: 13 December 2018

    Eric Weinstein coined the term 'The Intellectual Dark Web', to describe a group of heterodox thinkers who have risen to prominence on the web. It includes Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, Joe Rogan, Dave Rubin, Bret Weinstein, Heather Heying, Douglas Murray and others. In this interview with David Fuller of Rebel Wisdom he explains the purpose and genesis of the IDW, and how the growth of a new ideological worldview has made it necessary.

  • Bret Weinstein on his Richard Dawkins Debate

    Created: 03 December 2018

    What kind of creatures are we? Evolutionary biologists Richard Dawkins and Bret Weinstein debated the future of evolutionary biology in Chicago in October. In it, they explore vital disagreements about key issues in evolution, in particular the role of belief structures such as religion. Rebel Wisdom sat down with Bret Weinstein for an exclusive post-debate analysis. 

  • Addicted to Ideology? with Gabor Maté

    Created: 22 November 2018

    Can we be addicted to ideology? Gabor Maté is an world famous expert on addiction - in his book 'In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts' he talks about how addiction is best viewed not as a crime or illness but as a coping mechanism for a personal, spiritual crisis.


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