Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by Paladin, May 17, 2022.
Have you seen him? Dude needs some make up advice unless he is going for 1 week dead zombie.
Ya, dude's a train wreck. He puts about as much effort into his appearance as he does organizing his lectures (not much at all).
even still, he's had more training than the average cop?
damn.. he's not looking good at all. anyone know if he's back on the meth adderall?
I am really joking myself. We have to recognize there is a certain level of presentation in the media that involves make up and grooming. If you do not do that, and do not consider lighting like many people don't when they make their appearances from home, you look like shit on camera. He looks like shit because we are not used to a person looking like that on our computer screens.
Some of attractiveness and beauty is what we are used to seeing on TV and in the media. It is simply not true. I joke that he is unhealthy because he made such a stupid horrible statement and then does not take the time to do his make up and add some lighting and filters to his picture. But that is what a regular dude his age looks like on zoom. Maybe he could spiff himself up a bit, but this is what you look like throughout the day if you don't spend every few minutes checking your appearance. The only reason I fault him for that is because he is bitching about someone else's appearance on a professional cover where she looks far healthier than he does, but it is make up, lighting, and photoshop.
I dunno.. I mean the guy is mostly famous for being an internet entity. After this many years basic lighting that anyone with an onlyfans account can accomplish shouldn't be beyond him.
That, and the likelihood of him having relapsed at some point is far from zero. Egomaniac like that can never get past the "admitting to being powerless over..." step.
I haven't read much of him, but I don't think he's nearly as bad as you people think. You jerks sound like he's Hitler. His views are not extreme, they are rather harmless. It's just his opinion.
Everything is black and white in America, lol... Someone has a slightly different opinion? Let's destroy this guy!
His tweets are in both the other JP thread, and in the political meme thread.
I listened a multi-part podcast with copious excerpts from his shitty book that were pretty rotten.
All I can say, is do some homework before shooting your mouth off.
No, just another pseudo-libertarian troll who can dish out verbal bullying, but can't take it, and cries like a little piss-baby if he ever gets his medicine fed back to him.
So that podcaster told you what to think, got it.
Nope, the book quotes spoke for themselves, actually.
They weren't soundbites either, it was long-ass passages.
Good lord, the man is tedious.
Uh ... you know what "excerpts" means, right?
It's Jordan Peterson's own words.
I know that, I’m giving him shit because every time I mention I listened to some podcast, he claims I can’t think for myself and that the podcaster tells me what to think.
Your ego is fragile.
And I'm good at riling you.
Peterson has many fans among young men who are more on the incel side. That makes him suspicious, I admit. But he has little to do with that, if you've seen a few of his interviews.
His statements on Twitter are of little interest, because Twitter is a shitty medium. It's all about exaggeration.
You're probably bothered by his (redundant) posts on the American culture wars, which are a joke in themselves. Smh...
The man is vain and has a sense of mission, but I guess everyone who is in the public eye has that. But he stands up for young, confused men whose problems are often ignored and trivialised.
Tucker Carlson is a dangerous asshole. Peterson is harmless. Tedious? Most people are. Like I said, he doesn't deserve the hate. His benzo addiction, his mental problems? It's usually right-wingers who attack and try to destroy people for something like that.
So "confused" they also have Elliot Roger on their hero list.
Incels can fuck right off with their forced arranged marriage fantasy.
So yeah, damned right I'm gonna ignore and trivialize them.
As someone that lives in Canada and has had to hear about him for years, I disagree. At best, he's a human dog whistle, a fig leaf for bigots, and a pseudo-intellectual recruiting tool for the more actively dangerous types.
I understand that. In every country there are some supposed polymaths who are allowed to spout their nonsense on any subject. I imagine that in Canada, a guy like Peterson is one of that species. The guy is a psychologist, not an expert when it comes to climate change. Just as an example.
It IS tiresome. Peterson provides a lot of good advice for disillusioned young men that can help them get their stuff together. He's good at that, very good in fact. As for the rest, he should just shut the fuck up.
Then why are his fanboys among the nastiest trolls on all social media?
You'd think he'd be producing an army of perfect gentlemen, and utopia would have dawned by now.
Instead, we get the Orc birthing scene on perpetual loop.
He is not responsible for the actions of some of his fans, and if you confuse social media with reality, that is certainly not Peterson's problem, it is yours.
You're giving the guy way too much power.
So he gets to claim the good, and delete the bad?
Elliot Roger was all talk until he wasn't.
Yes, he says some very clever things, and on the other hand he says complete rubbish. What is the problem?
If you know an "intellectual" who only says what you think is right, please tell me his name. Good luck, I've been looking for an infallible guru for ages. Someone who feels the same...
Who do you consider beyond the pale then?
^A strange question.
Isn't it much more interesting who halfway corresponds to my ideas about life and the world and everything else? Yours?
I would say Umberto Eco and Thomas Ligotti.
Peterson is too unimportant, he is neither dangerous nor particularly brilliant in my opinion.
This is like following @Tererun into a mountain of blow and M&Ms. It is a nice fantasy on the surface, but you don't want that sort of crazy.
And as you're just an interloping troll who pops in every 5-10 years, and who I don't consider a real part of this community, that doesn't carry much weight with me.
Have fun blowing yourself though.
Sure it must impress someone.
^Ok... So much for a reasonable dialogue. By now you are probably no longer capable of it. Trapped in your social media bubble, where it's all about "winning" an argument and being edgy.
There was nothing offensive on my part.
Yeah, that's what you always bring to the table.
Damn, I only post here once every two years. Harmless stuff. A bit of conversation.
What's wrong with you? Dude...!
Sooo, do you have a favourite intellectual?
You're fooling no one.
Separate names with a comma.