Navigating Belief, Skepticism, and the Afterlife | Alex O'Connor

The Jordan B. Peterson PodcastMay 23, 2024

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson sits down in person with philosophical-oriented youtuber and podcaster Alex O’Connor. They discuss the proper use of skepticism, the true meaning of belief and prayer, the mythological and historical nature of the bible, the level-of-analysis problem, the potential for the use of AI to examine epistemology, and Dr. Peterson’s understanding of Hell and the afterlife.

Alex O'Connor is a philosophy-oriented YouTuber, podcaster, and public speaker with over 750,000 subscribers on YouTube. He graduated in 2021 from St. John's College, Oxford University, with a BA in philosophy and theology. In 2023 he launched the “Within Reason” podcast, which has featured guests including Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Slavoj Žižek, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Rory Stewart, amongst others. He has debated issues of religion, ethics, and politics with figures including Ben Shapiro, Michael Knowles, Douglas Murray, and Piers Morgan.

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