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Mad_King_Kalak 6 points ago +6 / -0

I am a fan of Jordan Peterson, but he is the last gasp of a dying era. People will look back on him as a sort of John the Baptist, a voice in the wilderness, for a 1990s type of liberal democracy and politics that is now in the process of being buried 6 feet under.

WeedleTLiar 8 points ago +8 / -0

Bang on.

I think he is honestly seeking truth but he lived his whole life (as most boomers do) completely blind to the lies behind so many of our public institutions. I don't know if it's even possible for him to wake up to the fact that these institutions are not being corrupted, but merely revealing their true nature.

Now he's caught in a no-man's land. On the one side are the boomers, entrenched in the lies that gave them everything; on the other a generation preparing to burn everything down to the ground, the only way to eliminate the rot.

He can see the edges of what's happening and has the courage to call it out (little too late, in this case), but he just can't grasp the idea that those in power his whole life would gladly kill us all for a buck, and always would; it's only now they feel confident to try it.

I just wish millenials had half the courage and integrity he's shown.

Mad_King_Kalak 3 points ago +3 / -0

Wow, yes, indeed. He and the whole "intellectual dark web", but especially him, are just like what you say. And I still love my copy of 7 rules for life too.

ImBillCurtis 0 points ago +1 / -1

The irony of him being perplexed and unwilling to rationalize being lied to en masse by governments should not be lost on anyone.

logonbump 2 points ago +2 / -0

"An avalanche of apocalyptic advice from secular prophets swirls about young and old alike; there is an abundance of earnest Paul Reveres who warn us about what is coming, or is already here."