This was a classic debate on Channel 4 between Professor Jordan Peterson in defence of free speech and journalist Cathy Newman, a renowned radical feminist who espouses a Post-Modernist approach. Among things, Dr. Peterson dismantled the claims about the gender wage gap and explained why women were unhappy. He also explained how by exercising the right to free speech you incur the risk of offending.

 

 

Podcast and more

This podcast will first air the original interview and then the interview of Dr. Peterson by Geenstijl that was an analysis of the interview followed with an elaboration on what they think are the five strongest points of Dr. Peterson’s philosophy on “how to be in the world”.

  1. The centrality of the archetypical hero’s myth
  2. The central role of the Logos during the hero’s narrative
  3. Making the right sacrifices when bargaining with the future
  4. Orienting yourself towards the highest possible good you can conceive
  5. Minimise your persona, cultivate your essence, and live in its closest possible proximity

For more on Dr. Jordan Peterson:

His Book: 12 RULES FOR LIFE: AN ANTIDOTE TO CHAOS now available and discounted at:

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