S4 E50: Australia: Lockdowns and Location Apps | John Anderson

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Jordan Peterson Logo  fiber_manual_record  Oct 13th, 2021


This episode was recorded on September 9th.

Dr. Jordan Peterson and John Anderson exchange ideas about the freedom of conscience, policies, and mandatory vaccines. Dr. Jordan shares his experience with policies while Anderson shares tips on conducting proper debates while commenting on the governmental debates. See how Australia connects to their discussion and how social media came into play.

John Anderson is a sixth-generation farmer and grazier from New South Wales, who spent 19 years in the Australian Parliament. After serving in politics, Anderson launched a web-based interview program, Conversations with John Anderson, featuring interviews with public intellectuals. He continues to serve the interests of Australia’s rural and regional communities.

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● [00:00] Dr. Peterson introduces this week’s guest, John Anderson.

● [03:32] "The problem with fighting fire with fire is that you end up burning." Dr. Peterson

● [03:54] What’s happening in Australia and the west?

● [04:26] John’s tips for proper debates.

● [06:17] How Anderson views Australia’s regime.

● [06:40] China’s imposed threat on Australia.

● [09:09] John quoting Henry Kissinger on freedom.

● [09:47] The legality of mandatory vaccines in western culture and the blitz story during WWII in Britain.

● [11:48] Anderson’s analogy of democracy.

● [14:31] Dr. Peterson’s advice on policies.

● [16:05] The lockdowns in Australia.

● [22:07] Dr. Peterson’s perspective towards proper political force on vaccinations.

● [21:26] The cost of safety.

● [25:29] John’s opinion on debates.

● [26:56] Breaking down trust in the government.

● [31:53] How governmental debates should be conducted.

● [37:21] Freedom of Conscious.

● [43:10] The best rationale for mandatory vaccines.

● [53:01] Lockdowns and the dangers of mandating medical procedures.

● [59:46] The power of social media and John’s thoughts on moving forward.

● [01:02:19] Social media and John's podcast.

● [01:06:47] Anderson’s thoughts on freedom and governments.

● [01:10:15] Australian politicians' understanding of social media.

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