Terrence Keeley and Jordan Peterson: Discussing Impact Investing and ESG's with a BlackRock Executive

Last updated: Jan 2, 2024

The video is about a discussion between Jordan Peterson and Terrence Keeley, an expert on ESG investing, about the topic of ethical investing and its role in shaping a better future for humanity. They discuss the challenges of managing the world's money and the importance of formulating a positive vision for the future. They also delve into the details of the 2008 financial crisis and its role in shaping the current financial landscape. The video is part of Jordan Peterson's 2024 tour, where he will be discussing ideas from his forthcoming book "Who Wrestles with God."

This video by Jordan B Peterson was published on Jan 1, 2024.
Video length: 01:40:20.

 

The video is about a podcast episode where Jordan Peterson interviews Terrence Keeley, an expert on ethical investing (ESG) and a speaker at an art conference in London.

They discuss the idea of ethical investing, its meaning, perils, and promises. Keeley talks about his experience at the conference and the positive vision for the future that he felt among the attendees. They also delve into the details of the 2008 financial crisis and the role played by people responsible for managing the world's money.

The episode also touches on the role of business and finance in fashioning a better world.

 

  • Jordan Peterson's 2024 tour will focus on discussing ideas from his forthcoming book "Who Wrestles with God."
  • Terry Keeley, an expert on ESG investing, will be a guest on the tour.
  • Jordan Peterson and Terry Keeley discussed the idea of ethical investing and its perils and promises.
  • Terry Keeley experienced a sense of gratitude and a feeling of being at home with like-minded people who shared a reverence for God and humanity.
  • Jordan Peterson and Terry Keeley found that the themes of art, music, poetry, religion, and business were brought together at the conference.
  • ESG investing is important in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • Formulating a positive vision for the future is crucial.
  • The 2008 financial crisis played a significant role in shaping the current financial landscape.
  • Climate change is a major concern that could lead to a global disaster by 2050.
  • Religious belief is a form of massive moral relativism.

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Jordan Peterson's 2024 Tour

  • Jordan Peterson's 2024 tour will begin in early February and run through June.
  • The tour will visit 51 cities in the US.
  • Jordan Peterson will use the tour to discuss ideas from his forthcoming book "Who Wrestles with God."
  • The tour will also include a discussion on ethical investing and its role in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • Terry Keeley, an expert on ESG investing, will be a guest on the tour.
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ESG Investing and Ethical Investing

  • Terry Keeley is an expert on ESG investing and is skeptical of its effectiveness.
  • Jordan Peterson and Terry Keeley discussed the idea of ethical investing and its perils and promises.
  • They talked about the necessity of formulating a positive vision for the future.
  • They delved into the details of the 2008 financial crisis and its role in shaping the current financial landscape.
  • Jordan Peterson and Terry Keeley also discussed the blindness and willful blindness of people responsible for managing the world's money.
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Terry Keeley's Experience at ARK

  • Terry Keeley attended an art conference in London and spoke about ESG investing.
  • He experienced a sense of gratitude and a feeling of being at home with like-minded people who shared a reverence for God and humanity.
  • He found that the themes of art, music, poetry, religion, and business were brought together at the conference.
  • Terry Keeley came through the conference feeling hopeful and optimistic about the future.
  • He felt that he was part of a global community of like-minded people who were concerned about the trajectory of humanity.
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Discussing Impact Investing and ESG's with a BlackRock Executive | Terrence Keeley | EP 410 - YouTube

Conclusion

  • Jordan Peterson's 2024 tour will focus on discussing ideas from his forthcoming book "Who Wrestles with God."
  • Terry Keeley, an expert on ESG investing, will be a guest on the tour.
  • Jordan Peterson and Terry Keeley discussed the idea of ethical investing and its perils and promises.
  • Terry Keeley experienced a sense of gratitude and a feeling of being at home with like-minded people who shared a reverence for God and humanity.
  • Jordan Peterson and Terry Keeley found that the themes of art, music, poetry, religion, and business were brought together at the conference.
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The Importance of Formulating a Positive Vision for the Future

  • The world's money management is a challenge.
  • ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing is important in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • Formulating a positive vision for the future is crucial.
  • The 2008 financial crisis played a significant role in shaping the current financial landscape.
  • Climate change is a major concern that could lead to a global disaster by 2050.
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The Role of Faith in Positive Vision

  • Faith is an important aspect of having a positive vision of the future.
  • Faith allows individuals to see through challenges and obstacles.
  • Corrosive cynicism and bitterness can be counterproductive and harmful.
  • Religious faith can lead to an anti-human stance if not properly balanced.
  • There is a remarkable concordance between religious belief and a pro-human stance.
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The Environmentalist Movement and Anti-Human Stance

  • The environmentalist movement can easily become anti-human.
  • The leftist party often sacrifices the poor for their planetary salvation delusions.
  • Energy costs and consumption are often used as a justification for poverty.
  • The lefties will sacrifice the poor in a tenth of a second to save the planet.
  • Anyone who thinks otherwise is either willfully blind or ignorant.
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Religious Belief and Moral Relativism

  • Religious belief is a form of massive moral relativism.
  • Priests cannot put people in pews, but Jordan can fill the O2 Arena with tens of thousands of young men.
  • Jordan's Catholic background is impressive, but priests cannot compare to his influence.
  • Jordan's ability to fill the O2 Arena with young men speaks to his charisma and message.
  • Jordan's message is not just about religion, but also about hope and a better future.
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Introduction

  • Jordan Peterson and Terrence Keeley discuss ethical investing and its role in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • They discuss the challenges of managing the world's money and the importance of formulating a positive vision for the future.
  • They delve into the details of the 2008 financial crisis and its role in shaping the current financial landscape.
  • The video is part of Jordan Peterson's 2024 tour, where he will be discussing ideas from his forthcoming book "Who Wrestles with God."
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Climate Change and Trade-offs

  • Jordan Peterson believes that there are human influences that are putting the planet at risk.
  • He acknowledges that the planet has never had 8 billion inhabitants before and that it will have to find ways to behave much more sustainably as the population grows to 10 billion.
  • He notes that the trade-off deniers are a problem, and that we need to find ways to improve access, ability, and abundance while still using less electricity than one refrigerator uses in a year in the west.
  • The COP28 conference has come off and finally been able to say that we need to phase out fossil fuels, but they are quick to add that this must be done in a just way.
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Continued Economic Growth

  • Jordan Peterson emphasizes the importance of continued economic growth.
  • He notes that the wealthiest countries are the ones that have the cleanest energy mix.
  • He argues that we need to prioritize continued economic growth, but it needs to be more inclusive and sustainable.
  • He notes that there are trade-offs between growth and cleanliness and sustainability, and that we need to navigate them.
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Oversimplification and Complexity

  • Jordan Peterson notes that oversimplification is a problem when it comes to environmental issues.
  • He argues that there are human effects on the environment that are deleterious, and that the solutions to these problems are multi-dimensional and complex.
  • He notes that there is a temptation to reduce complex environmental issues to a simple mantra, but that this oversimplification can be nefarious.
  • He argues that we need to view the world through a lens of power and understand that every human relationship can be understood in terms of victim and victimizer.
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The Problem of Moral Agency

  • The speaker discusses the idea of moral agency and its role in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • He argues that once a problem is established as the villain, it becomes easier to demonize those who stand in the way and let the worst elements in society have full reign over how they treat those people.
  • The speaker believes that this combination of moral reductionism and vengeful resentment driven hypothetical justice presents an apocalyptic danger.
  • He argues that the environmental crisis is an example of this problem, as it oversimplifies the issue and leads to toxic combinations of moral reductionism and vengeful resentment.
  • The speaker believes that the environmental crisis is a collective action problem, and that until countries like China, India, and Russia take the issue seriously, the problem will not be solved.
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The Importance of Factual World

  • The speaker argues that once a moral commitment is established, it becomes easier to eliminate the need to think in the factual world and to let the worst elements in society have full reign over how they treat those people.
  • He believes that this combination of moral reductionism and vengeful resentment driven hypothetical justice presents an apocalyptic danger.
  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is an example of this problem, as it oversimplifies the issue and leads to toxic combinations of moral reductionism and vengeful resentment.
  • He believes that the environmental crisis is a collective action problem, and that until countries like China, India, and Russia take the issue seriously, the problem will not be solved.
  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is a complex two-part problem, and that it is important to have a calm, inclusive, and fact-based conversation about what is the best thing to do.
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The Environmental Crisis

  • The speaker discusses the environmental crisis and its impact on the planet.
  • He argues that the environmental crisis is a collective action problem, and that until countries like China, India, and Russia take the issue seriously, the problem will not be solved.
  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is a complex two-part problem, and that it is important to have a calm, inclusive, and fact-based conversation about what is the best thing to do.
  • He believes that the environmental crisis is an example of moral reductionism and vengeful resentment driven hypothetical justice, and that this combination presents an apocalyptic danger.
  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is a problem that requires collective action, and that it is important to have a calm, inclusive, and fact-based conversation about what is the best thing to do.
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The Importance of Collective Action

  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is a collective action problem, and that it requires collective action to solve.
  • He believes that the environmental crisis is an example of moral reductionism and vengeful resentment driven hypothetical justice, and that this combination presents an apocalyptic danger.
  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is a complex two-part problem, and that it is important to have a calm, inclusive, and fact-based conversation about what is the best thing to do.
  • He believes that the environmental crisis is a problem that requires collective action, and that it is important to have a calm, inclusive, and fact-based conversation about what is the best thing to do.
  • The speaker argues that the environmental crisis is a problem that requires collective action, and that it is important to have a calm, inclusive, and fact-based conversation about what is the best thing to do.
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The Importance of ESG Investing

  • ESG investing is important for a sustainable future.
  • Humanity's future is optimistic, but there are challenges to overcome.
  • The world's population is growing and there are concerns about resources.
  • ESG investing can help address these challenges by promoting sustainability.
  • ESG investing can also help address the aging population and promote inclusivity.
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The Role of Invitation in ESG Investing

  • ESG investing should be offered as an invitation, not forced on people.
  • People are interested in finding ways to live in harmony with the environment.
  • If people are forced or manipulated into ESG investing, they may resist.
  • Invitational ESG investing is more effective and sets the tone for the discussion.
  • Psychotherapy is a good example of how people need to determine the direction of change and accept the strategies voluntarily.
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The Challenges of Top-Down Solutions

  • Top-down solutions can be ineffective and may not address the root causes of the problem.
  • Clean energy stocks and electric vehicle incentives have not been successful in the past.
  • General Motors and Ford are worried about the UAW strike and the fact that California is mandating electric vehicles.
  • ESG investing should be approached with caution and should not be seen as a quick fix.
  • ESG investing should be seen as a long-term solution that requires collaboration and cooperation.
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Conclusion

  • ESG investing is important for a sustainable future.
  • Invitational ESG investing is more effective and sets the tone for the discussion.
  • Top-down solutions can be ineffective and may not address the root causes of the problem.
  • ESG investing should be approached with caution and should not be seen as a quick fix.
  • ESG investing should be seen as a long-term solution that requires collaboration and cooperation.
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The Beauty of Free Markets

  • Free markets are governed by men and women of conscience who are mindful of their consumption and investment patterns.
  • Greater mindfulness will lead to greater outcomes.
  • The free market is better at delivering the future than anybody who's guessing what the future will be.
  • The free market consists of billions and billions of decisions being made by consumers out of their own free will.
  • Consumers attitudes change and consumers are going to want to have products that are carbon negative and have a positive impact on the environment.
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The Importance of Mindfulness

  • Mindfulness is important in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • Greater mindfulness will lead to greater outcomes.
  • Mindfulness is important in the consumption and investment patterns of individuals.
  • Mindfulness is important in the decision-making process of the free market.
  • Mindfulness is important in the delivery of the future by the free market.
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The Role of Free Markets in Delivering the Future

  • The free market is better at delivering the future than anybody who's guessing what the future will be.
  • The free market consists of billions and billions of decisions being made by consumers out of their own free will.
  • The free market is an optimized system of distributed computation.
  • There is no replacing the free market with centralized view.
  • The free market is an important factor in shaping a better future for humanity.
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The Challenges of Managing the World's Money

  • The free market is a complex system that is difficult to manage.
  • The free market is an optimized system of distributed computation.
  • The free market is an important factor in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • The free market is an important factor in the delivery of the future.
  • The free market is an important factor in the decision-making process of individuals.
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The Importance of Formulating a Positive Vision for the Future

  • Formulating a positive vision for the future is important in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • The free market is an important factor in formulating a positive vision for the future.
  • The free market is an important factor in the delivery of the future.
  • The free market is an important factor in the decision-making process of individuals.
  • The free market is an important factor in the management of the world's money.
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Section 1: The Plan to Reduce Automobile Ownership

  • The plan to reduce automobile ownership by 95% is not feasible.
  • Forcing people to buy electric cars that no one wants is not a solution.
  • The plan to reduce automobile ownership is for people not to have cars at all.
  • Cars give people freedom and wealth.
  • The plan to reduce automobile ownership is a terrible plan.
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Section 2: The Importance of Formulating a Positive Vision

  • The video is about discussing ethical investing and its role in shaping a better future for humanity.
  • The discussion focuses on the challenges of managing the world's money and the importance of formulating a positive vision for the future.
  • The video is part of Jordan Peterson's 2024 tour, where he will be discussing ideas from his forthcoming book "Who Wrestles with God."
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Section 3: The 2008 Financial Crisis

  • The 2008 financial crisis played a significant role in shaping the current financial landscape.
  • The crisis highlighted the need for better financial regulation and oversight.
  • The crisis also led to increased government intervention in the financial sector.
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Section 4: The Role of Ethical Investing

  • Ethical investing is becoming increasingly important in the financial world.
  • ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) factors are becoming more influential in investment decisions.
  • Investors are looking for companies that prioritize sustainability and social responsibility.
  • The role of ethical investing is to shape a better future for humanity.
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The Importance of Formulating a Positive Vision for the Future

  • The environment transforms at a rate that slightly exceeds our adaptation, leading to unexpected things happening as a consequence of reality itself.
  • The wider the distribution of responsibility for adaptation, the larger the variety of revolutionary adaptations that can be on offer and the smaller and more matched they are to the environmental transformation they can be.
  • Novel technological moves forward like Uber can disrupt industries and cause a certain number of people grief, but it's much better than refusing to adapt to the necessity for change and then having to undergo a cataclysmic form of readaptation.
  • The collapse of the Soviet Union was an obvious evidence of market failure when huge things died and small things didn't die fast enough.
  • There are many interesting lessons to be learned from AI and the effective altruism movement, such as the importance of markets, capital moving freely, and innovation.
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The Role of Capital in Building the World We Want

  • Capital plays a crucial role in building the world we want to build where the needs and aspirations of the trillions of people yet to come can be met.
  • There is no way to build the world that we want to build without being mindful of the governance issues that arise from markets.
  • The idea behind open AI was to have an open-source platform that everyone was contributing to make it altruistic, but they still needed billions of dollars to create the computational capacity that AI and chat gbt require.
  • The pope speaks about the importance of thinking about our grandchildren and their grandchildren's grandchildren, and caring for those who cannot take care of themselves.
  • The broad principles of human dignity, subsidiarity, personal responsibility, and solidarity are central to Catholic Social teaching, which emphasizes the responsibility of the strong to help the weak.
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The Importance of Personal Responsibility and Family Responsibility

  • Personal responsibility and family responsibility are central to Catholic Social teaching, which emphasizes the importance of taking responsibility for one's own life and the lives of others.
  • The simple fact of the matter is that people cannot achieve their own fulfillment and happiness without taking personal responsibility and families taking responsibilities for their own lives.
  • The subsidiarity argument, which is a key principle of Catholic Social teaching, turns out to be consistent with the Declaration of Independence, which states that all men and women are created equal and entitled to a life of liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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Section 1: The Role of Responsibility in Shaping the Future

  • The system of subsidiarity and solidarity is constantly in tension and will never be resolved.
  • There will always be someone else who needs help or more responsibility.
  • The struggle uphill is an ongoing process.
  • Starting a business can be tough, especially knowing how to run an online storefront.
  • Shopify is a global commerce platform that helps businesses sell at every stage.
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Section 2: The Idea of Responsibility for Future Generations

  • The story of Abraham contains the seeds of what it means to live in the light of eternity.
  • Abraham's ethos increased the probability that his children would survive and thrive.
  • Abraham's ethos established a pattern that his children imitated, increasing the probability that their children and grandchildren would survive and thrive.
  • Abraham's call to adventure was emphasized throughout the text as part of a multigenerational vision.
  • The potential union of evolutionary biology and deep theology can lead to the adoption of individual ethical responsibility in the highest manner, constituting the proper pathway to sustainability.
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Section 3: The Story of Abraham and His Ethos

  • Abraham was already privileged and had everything material he could ever want.
  • Abraham's voice came to him from his ancestors and God, calling him to go out and have the adventure of his life.
  • Abraham maintained a sacrificial attitude, rekindling his affiliation with what was highest and moving forward in faith.
  • Abraham encountered famine, slavery, and other potential catastrophes, but maintained his sacrificial attitude.
  • Abraham's ethos was presented as part of a multigenerational vision, emphasizing the importance of individual ethical responsibility for sustainability.
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Section 4: The Potential Union of Evolutionary Biology and Deep Theology

  • The potential union of evolutionary biology and deep theology can lead to the adoption of individual ethical responsibility in the highest manner.
  • The message in The Sermon on the Mount emphasizes the importance of the highest good and respect for multigenerational continuity.
  • The adoption of individual ethical responsibility constitutes the proper pathway to sustainability.
  • The potential union of evolutionary biology and deep theology can lead to a better understanding of the pathway that enables us to live in a way that respects multigenerational continuity.
  • The potential union of evolutionary biology and deep theology can lead to a better understanding of the role of individual ethical responsibility in shaping the future.
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