Month: August 2020

85) Jordan Peterson, Part 6: The myth of “the myth of white/male privilege” – Subsection 2: Flat-Earthers, Climate change deniers, and Jordan Peterson on the Patriarchy

From my perspective, denying the basic “feminist” (I would say historical) insight that women have historically been subjugated and oppressed, relative to men (and indeed, by men), is absurd.  It’s as absurd as a Flat-Earther or Climate change denier position.  (Interestingly, Jordan was a climate change denier for quite a number of years, and we…

84) Jordan Peterson, Part 6: The Myth of “the Myth of White/Male Privilege” — Subsection 1: Nobody should care about this essay

I’ve been struggling with this essay for more than a year.  I’ve written more than 30 000 words on it, and I still feel its woefully incomplete.  And way too long…hahaha…. The issue, for me, is that Jordan’s claim that male privilege is a myth is so thoroughly absurd that it’s actually difficult to address. …

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