Jordan Peterson and the Evolution of Marxism

Errata & addenda: Updated Steelmanning to reconcile confusion over inductive vs. deductive. Updated Defending Postmodernism to include Jean-François Lyotard and criticism of Whig history. According to Peterson, the Marxists changed their strategy in the 60′s and 70′s from embracing Marxism as a economic system, to…

How Did Jordan Peterson Become So Successful?

Jordan B. Person’s popularity has exploded since late 2016. He has transformed from being just a clinical physiologist and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, to a ‘culture warrior’ whose videos about philosophy, psychology, and politics have been watched millions of times over…

Defending Postmodernism

In an earlier post, perhaps I was too hard on postmodernism. From Jordan Peterson: He says they don’t have gratitude, presumably directed at millennials who are being brainwashed with postmodernism but unaware of it, but also directed at the postmodernists themselves, who are doing the…

Jordan Peterson and Postmodernism

My approach is respectful and sincere, and rooted in my love of truth. While I do think that many college students are prone to over-theorizing and zealous, hot-headed action, I don’t see it as a phenomenon specifically associated with postmodern thinkers. I also believe that…

Jordan Peterson – Controversial Facts about IQ: analysis

Another Jordan Peterson IQ video: IQ–which is innate, a strong predictor of socioeconomic success, and constant throughout life–is incompatible with the left’s vision of egalitarianism. Because IQ is so impervious to environment, much of the left’s costly efforts to boost achivement are futile. When the…

Jordan Peterson – IQ and The Job Market

Although this video was released just a day of writing this post, it has already gotten over 24,000 views and hundreds of votes and comments, guaranteeing it will be among his most popular videos ever. Why is this video so popular? Because it’s about IQ,…

Jordan Peterson on Rejection

Jordan Peterson, when he isn’t talking about SJWs, has his head in the clouds sometimes. Video about rejection: There is no study that shows rejection becomes less painful the more you get rejected. Being rejected the 100th time may still be as painful as the…

SJWs, Jordan Peterson, and Democracy

Jordan Peterson is right about IQ, gender pronouns, and SJWs…but wrong in other regards, and like his enlightenment brethren, clings to democracy and misdiagnoses problem. The only societies that are not slave societies are western enlightenment democracies. From my C2C interview: https://t.co/jdcmwbl5Cl pic.twitter.com/JcWNYn1LSm — Jordan…