Pilloried for speaking sense: He dares to say the unsayable on political correctness, For this, Jordan Peterson is demonised by the Left and shouted at in TV interviews

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Pilloried for speaking sense: He dares to say the unsayable on political correctness, For this, Jordan Peterson is demonised by the Left and shouted at in TV interviews

Post by Guest on Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:54 am

Just imagine that somebody told you that men and women are biologically different, that people ought to take responsibility for their own lives, and modern life often seems hollow and meaningless. Imagine that this person went on to say that young men often lack a sense of initiative, too many university courses have fallen victim to trendy dogmas, and free speech sometimes means telling people what they don’t want to hear.

Would you shudder in horror? Would you rush onto social media to condemn him as a dangerous lunatic? Or would you, perhaps, nod in agreement at what seemed like plain common-sense?

Only a few years ago, sentiments like these would have seemed utterly uncontroversial. But it is, I think, a damning reflection of the hysterical self-righteousness and blind intolerance of our times that the man making these arguments, the academic Jordan Peterson, is now one of the most controversial figures in the English-speaking world.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5374295/DOMINIC-SANDBROOK-Pilloried-speaking-sense.html#ixzz56gaRTwCK

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