Category: Jordan Peterson – an examination of key points of contention

61) Jordan Peterson, Part 5: The Perfect House Problem; Subsection 4 – Scandinavian Atheist Indigenous Immigrant Women Should Rule the World

I have no problem accepting the statistical inevitability that some people in what I’m loosely calling “the oppressed communities” or “the protest communities” are coming from a place of resentment and bruised egos over-asserting themselves.  When they “speak truth to power” surely SOME of their motivations are ego-driven attempts to feel better about themselves, to…

58) Jordan Peterson, Part 5: The Perfect House Problem; Subsection 1 – He Who Is Without Sin

============================================================= Tarantula Identification Assessment Tool Put a check beside each of the following that describes you, at least “somewhat”.   – Do you feel self-conscious about your looks?   – Do you procrastinate?   – Do you criticize yourself? a lot?  – Do you watch too much TV, play too many video games, spend too…

56) Jordan Peterson — a moment for reflection

I found out the other day that Jordan recently entered a rehabilitation program for help with addiction to an anti-anxiety medication.  Very briefly, I want to express my thoughts on this, as some people have asked me to do. My predominant reaction is that I’m genuinely sorrowful that he is going through all this. Holy…

47) Jordan Peterson, Part 3: The Bucko Mistake; Sub-section 2: Metaphorically Terrible Advice

Second, the metaphoric. Posture-straightening aside, Jordan’s Rule #1 is obviously about so much more — it’s about being Alpha, not beta.  It’s about facing the terrible existential burden of life, accepting your individual responsibility, and applying yourself to the challenges in front of you.  It’s about entering situations with confidence, with a can-do mentality.  I…

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