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My Peterson Rant

As you might have noticed, I’ve had a bit of a rant the last few days against Jordan Peterson and his stand against Trans people, refusing to use their pronoun of choice. All his arguments about these being “made up … Continue reading

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Peterson & Gender Identity

Yes, I’ve listened to Jordan B. Peterson. And much though he tries to disassociate himself with conservatives, he sounds very much like the kinds of men I’ve heard disparaging queer perspectives for decades. Thirty five years ago, the discussion was … Continue reading

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Peterson’s Truth

So I thought I’d look in a little more depth to what Jordan Peterson goes on to say about “the truth”. At least I understand better what makes him popular. Consider these comments about “truth” from The Odyssey Online: Peterson: … Continue reading

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Why Peterson’s Archetypes Scare Me

Over the weekend I went to see presentation on “The Meaning of Life”, and was singularly unimpressed by the speakers. Jordan Peterson in particular. I’ve heard a bit about him, and figured I’d do more research today. Turns out that … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

Friday night in Toronto… here I thought I was among the more boring people on the planet, but I chose to spend Friday night listening to a series of presentations (lectures if you want to call them that) about the … Continue reading

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My Stories

I’ve been a speaker for a long time… I am currently in charge of the “Speakers’ Bureau” for one of the LGBT groups that I’m involved with in Toronto. But my speaking experience started a long time ago, when I … Continue reading

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Religious Fear

I was on my way home on the subway when my friend Brad sent me this story (Globe and Mail, 2018). It was ironic because Brad lives in Arkansas; he sends me a variety of interesting posts from around the … Continue reading

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