Tag Archives: social justice

The Guardian Smears Jordan Peterson

Smear pieces are nothing new for Jordan Peterson. For example, see MacLean’s is the Stupid Man’s Stupid Magazine. Now the Guardian asks How dangerous is Jordan B Peterson, the rightwing professor who ‘hit a hornets’ nest’? Ooh, he’s ‘rightwing’ and ‘dangerous’. … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Statist Arguments Debunked

Rationality Rules has published a video “debunking” libertarianism: Here’s Why I’m NOT a Libertarian. Let’s have a look at his inane arguments. I have always found it quaint and rather touching that there is a movement libertarians in the u.s. that thinks Americans … Continue reading

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Pankaj Mishra: Informed Critic or Sanctimonious Racist?

According to Jordan Peterson’s so called “friend” Bernard Schiff, Pankaj Mishra’s critique of “12 Rules For Life”, which was given the click-bait title Jordan Peterson & Fascist Mysticism, is an informed and thoughtful critique. Peterson called Mishra a “sanctimonious prick” and a … Continue reading

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World Scientists Warn Humanity, then Undermine Themselves

Recently, a group of scientists wrote a dire Warning to Humanity, and it was signed by 15000 more. Their warning has been criticized by some as scaremongering. I’m going to comment on the good and the bad in it. The … Continue reading

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Is Social Justice Turning on Itself?

The social justice movement seems to more and more be attacking its own, or at least those it purports to represent. I’m going to comment on three recent articles to justify this claim. The first is the CBC opinion piece … Continue reading

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Post Nationalism: a Letter from a University Professor

An emeritus (retired) philosophy professor at my alma mater (Simon Fraser University) published an open letter on Justin Trudeau’s recent statement that Canada is no longer a nation. I’m republishing it here unaltered. I’ll comment afterward. Multicultural and Post national … Continue reading

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