Month: October 2018

48) citizens > politicians

Why do we elect a person, be it a drama teacher, real estate developer, business owner or community organizer, and then care excessively about what they say? We have legions of experts who study things for their whole lives and could communicate directly to the public. Instead of us arguing about what some politician said…

46) Jordan Peterson: Part 3: The Bucko Mistake; Sub-section 1: Literally Terrible Advice

(from https://www.reddit.com/r/Jordan_Peterson_Memes/comments/5ywcxt/sort_yourself_out_bucko/) Jordan pulls no punches in his public statements, calling entire university departments illegitimate and advocating for their de-funding, calling people who espouse “Leftist” or “socialist” views intellectually naive, subscribers to a murderous ideology, malevolent.  blah blah blah I imagine Jordan should expect people to pull no punches in return.  So…okay…. Jordan’s book, 12 Rules…

43) Jordan Peterson, Part 2: More Problems with Fundamental Assumptions; Sub-section 1: The Naturalistic Fallacy

— from — https://www.google.ca/search?q=running+away+from+a+bear&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjtjd6Ng_LdAhVk2oMKHUJxDOsQ_AUIDigB&biw=1422&bih=780#imgrc=WH65B9lCNXoMQM: Sub-section 1: The Naturalistic Fallacy I get a kick out of the old joke — How fast do you need to run in order to outrun a bear? …. You know, faster than the other guy….. …………… The weird thing about getting eaten by bears is that it IS totally natural,…