Jordan Peterson, PC's Fiercest Critic, Explains Why You Should Stand Up Straight

Haaretz talks with the provocative professor turned influential YouTube philosopher about why the world would be a better place if we’d just go back to good old Enlightenment values

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Jordan Peterson. Has a simple explanation for his extraordinary popularity: In a culture that sanctifies victimhood, he proposes that people confront life’s inevitable pain unflinchingly.
Jordan Peterson. Has a simple explanation for his extraordinary popularity: In a culture that sanctifies victimhood, he proposes that people confront life’s inevitable pain unflinchingly.Credit: Lars Pehrson/SvD / TT NEWS AGENC
Gadi Taub
Gadi Taub
A crowd hears Jordan Peterson speak in Toronto, 2018. Credit: Mark Sommerfeld / NYT
Jordan Peterson at an event in Toronto. The anger Peterson arouses derives in part, undoubtedly, from his rejection of the idea that gender roles are wholly the result of social construction.Credit: MARK SOMMERFELD / NYT

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