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Real Name: stephen
Channel: Electronica
A little about me...
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Member Since: April 22, 2009
Email: enochthewatcher at gmail dot com
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newtboy says...

I gathered from his comments that, because he objected to pc thugism, he got mislabeled far right. I would guess the reverse is true to an extent.
I wasn't sure if she wasn't listening, or just not comprehending, or both. There was definitely a failure to communicate by both.

enoch said:

dr peterson is a professor of psychology at university of toronto,and former harvard professor.

i like him but often disagree with some of his criticisms,but he does source all his claims on his website and his books.

though his book "maps of meaning" is a bit of a slog.

one thing i admire about peterson is his careful use of words,which is where the interviewer was getting tripped up.

she was not really listening,and was instead reacting based on assumptions,rather than his actual words.which is why she kept with the "so what you're saying.."

the extreme left has labeled peterson an "alt-right" demagogue and a "transphobe" but both of these allegations are patently ridiculous with even a tertiary examination of what peterson is saying.

you don't have to agree with him,but as this interviewer found out,presume at your own risk.

he will may you pay for your presumptions and arrogance.

i find both dr peterson and dr haidt invaluable in understanding the psychology of human societies.peterson is an evolutionary psychologist while haidt focuses on moral psychology.

but what do i know..i am just a ghetto white trash kid from the burbs.
still interesting.

newtboy says...

Didn't he say he got them from....was it Facebook? YouTube? He mentioned it was a primarily male membership website. Maybe it was written posts instead of videos...I'm no longer sure.
I don't have the inclination or time to watch it again, it was in the first third I think.

Edit: ahh, I misunderstood him, that was his audience, not his data....80% men on YouTube. His data was so far from my experience it was easy to believe it was culled from YouTube comments. I wonder where his data comes from, much of it seemed to be assumption and historical misconceptions.

enoch said:

where did he draw conclusions from online videos?
did i miss something?

radx says...

Wind River.

Heavy stuff set in breathtaking Wyoming. Much better movie than I expected. Have a look, you won't regret it.

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