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Sam Harris articulates his view that religion is an obsolete (and immoral) failed science

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The fork in the road between Jordan Peterson and this materialist conversation partners like Bret Weinstein and Sam Harris

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Three things that changed the world for girls

How can we explain what has blown up campuses in recent years as it especially pertains to girls. The loss of unsupervised play The ubiquity of social media (see Reputation Savaging) The political polarization and the purification of our institutions … Continue reading

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Nicki Crick Reputation Savaging

Women are just as aggressive as men but they express it in different ways. http://www.startribune.com/nicki-crick-u-expert-on-female-aggression/176518711/

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Jordan Peterson and Jonathan Haidt

32:30 Humans are ultra-social apes. We evolved to have these low level animistic religions. That’s what we’re designed for. As individuals we’re stupid, tribal creatures with post-hoc reasoning. But when we get together the whole can be vastly smarter than … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson on Neo-Marxism at University of British Columbia

  1:53:25 “To attribute to the individuals of a community the attributes of that community is called racism. That’s what racism is. There’s no other way of defining it. Attributing to the individual the characteristics of the group as if … Continue reading

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CS Lewis on what it means to be God’s Chosen People from Miracles, the Grand Miracle

The mention of that nation turns our attention to one of those features in the Christian story which is repulsive to the modern mind. To be quite frank, we do not at all like the idea of a ‘chosen people’. … Continue reading

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Bart Campolo on The Thinking Atheist

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Lincoln’s Second Inaugural

Fellow-Countrymen: Fellow-Countrymen: AT this second appearing to take the oath of the Presidential office there is less occasion for an extended address than there was at the first. Then a statement somewhat in detail of a course to be pursued seemed … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson on Abraham to Jacob

2:30+ getting angry at existence eventually getting revenge at God for the crime of being. 8:40 “life is for happiness” isn’t right. People experience life as something like a series of crucial ethical decisions. When you know that what you’re … Continue reading

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