The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Jordan Peterson on Rules for Life, Psychedelics, The Bible, and Much More (#502)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Jordan Peterson on Rules for Life, Psychedelics, The Bible, and Much More (#502)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Jordan B. Peterson (@jordanbpeterson). Jordan has taught mythology to lawyers, doctors, and business people, consulted for the UN secretary general, helped his clinical clients manage depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, and schizophrenia, served as an adviser to senior partners of major Canadian law firms, and lectured extensively in …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Steven Pressfield on The Artist’s Journey, the Wisdom of Little Successes, Shadow Careers, and Overcoming Resistance (#501)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Steven Pressfield on The Artist’s Journey, the Wisdom of Little Successes, Shadow Careers, and Overcoming Resistance (#501)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Steven Pressfield (@SPressfield), a former Marine and graduate of Duke University, who became an overnight success as a writer after 30 years of abject failure. Identifying the omnipresence of “Resistance,” the interior force of self-sabotage he described in The War of Art, has saved his own artistic …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: KevKev TimTim TalkTalk on Dragon Slaying, Lessons Learned, Viagra, and Assorted Nonsense (#500)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: KevKev TimTim TalkTalk on Dragon Slaying, Lessons Learned, Viagra, and Assorted Nonsense (#500)

Please enjoy this transcript of the 500th episode of The Tim Ferriss Show! I am joined by Kevin Rose (@KevinRose)—technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and crazy guy—who was the first guest on the podcast nearly seven years ago. We were in San Francisco, sitting at this huge wooden table, and I …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Katie Haun on the Dark Web, Gangs, Investigating Bitcoin, and The New Magic of “Nifties” (NFTs) (#499)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Katie Haun on the Dark Web, Gangs, Investigating Bitcoin, and The New Magic of “Nifties” (NFTs) (#499)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Katie Haun (@katie_haun), a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously, she spent a decade as a federal prosecutor with the US Department of Justice, where she focused on fraud, cybercrime, and corporate crime, alongside agencies including the SEC, FBI, and Treasury. She created the government’s first cryptocurrency …

An Urgent Plea to Users of Psychedelics: Let’s Consider a More Ethical Menu of Plants and Compounds

An Urgent Plea to Users of Psychedelics: Let’s Consider a More Ethical Menu of Plants and Compounds

This is a blog post I wish I didn’t need to write.

I have personally invested years and millions of dollars into non-profit psychedelic research around the world (one example in the UK, one in the US, and one in NZ) because A) I believe it has the potential to revolutionize the treatment of mental health and addiction, and the data are increasingly proving this to be true. B) I’m a case study. Psychedelics have saved my life several times over, including helping me to heal from childhood abuse.