"FUCK YOU!" responds Jordan Peterson on Twitter to Pankaj Mishra's smear piece

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In an article New York Review published Monday (19 May 2018), Pankaj Mishra attempts with a wide, sweeping brush to tar and feather Jordan Peterson and invalidate what Peterson believes and stands for. Peterson responded that day on Twitter:

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For the article in the NYR Daily edition: http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/03/19/jordan-peterson-and-fascist-mysticism/

In a forthcoming article I will dissect the accusations laid against Peterson by Mishra. In the meantime there is a Youtube reaction to #jbp's response that may interest people: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3j9fdhb6c4

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I love it. I woke up a half year ago or so to the fact I was being too nice and trying too hard not to be offensive.

I realized by trying not to be offensive I wasn't doing the people I was talking to any service. I was just enabling them to continue to live in fantasy lands where all words are protected by imaginary bubble wrap.

I decided to stop doing it.

People NEED to be offended occasionally. Why? They need to learn how to deal with it. Learn how to brush it off and move on. At least that is what they should be doing, but now we are so worried about protecting people and not offending them that we are getting an increasing number of people that have no clue how to deal with it. They think the answer to being offended is to throw the person into jail that offended them.

This is idiocy... pure insane idiocy as people can literally be offended by ANYTHING.

So I want more people to be brutally honest like Jordan Peterson.

We need to pop this imaginary world balloon and get back to facing reality and quit trying to coddle everyone. Otherwise, the DEPENDS market is the place to invest as these babies in adult bodies are going to increase that market substantially.

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Ditto. Going deaf in the ears (I literally am in one ear) b/c of all these tantrums is a small price to pay. For most lose an arm and a leg fighting the dragon or their very skin in its fire breath. We need to nip this in the bud today. Or it won't only be slapping fines on "hate-speakers", harassing us, or taking away our rights, but the dragon's teeth and fire breath fatefully bearing against us.

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It needs to be nipped at the top, which is the politicians, the professors and media. And make it right for men to be fathers again. This social experiment of separating dad from his children needs to stop.

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Absolutely. Battling the dragon will start at home "cleaning your room" but it will need to end at the top.

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In a turn of irony, these same safe space loons have no worries at all about offending me. In fact, they seem to get off on it. I remember watching them get violent at the conservative events and thinking to myself that they were lucky I or several members of my family were not there. You can't chase someone who isn't running and as all cowards do, once the bodies start falling in pain the rest would run to cry in their safe spaces. It appears as if they will only accept violence as they feel it is righteous for them to get violent. I speak freely and if someone wants to get violent then I have no choice but to acknowledge where I find myself.

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The irony is a righteous hypocrisy. I think so too. There definitely is integrity in standing your ground and goodness in holding back. Certainly no irony in doing both. Kudos.

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People NEED to be offended occasionally. Why? They need to learn how to deal with it. Learn how to brush it off and move on. At least that is what they should be doing, but now we are so worried about protecting people and not offending them that we are getting an increasing number of people that have no clue how to deal with it. They think the answer to being offended is to throw the person into jail that offended them.

I would disagree to some point. This sounds like an excuse for being offensive. People need to be offended sometimes when there is a reason. Because there is a reason, not "because they need to learn how to deal with it". It just sounds to me that you would go around and offend people just for the sake of it, just to "make them learn how to deal with it". That's how I read that.

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That's how I read that.

Go back, challenge yourself and read it a different way then.

EDIT: Or you can read the post I wrote yesterday which goes into more detail.

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read the post I wrote yesterday which goes into more detail

Would like to :) Could you link to it? I can't find it.

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Thanks! Will give it a read today. I checked only the beginning now because I am at work, but it looks interesting.