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Jordan Peterson debate on the gender pay gap, campus protests and postmodernism Channel 4 News

Interview with Cathy Newman

“In order to be able to think, you have to risk being offensive,” he said. “I mean, look at the conversation we’re having right now. You’re certainly willing to risk offending me in the pursuit of truth … And that is what you should do … More power to you, as far as I concerned.”

Jordan Peterson on the Channel 4 Controversy and Philosophy of „How to be in the World“ GeenStijl

Jordan Peterson responds in full to the Channel 4 interview and its aftermath. He also elaborates on what we think are the five strongest points of his philosophy on „how to be in the world“, namely:

  1. The centrality of the archetypical hero’s myth
  2. The central role of the Logos during the hero’s narrative
  3. Making the right sacrifices when bargaining with the future
  4. Orienting yourself towards the highest possible good you can conceive
  5. Minimise your persona, cultivate your essence, and live in its closest possible proximity

Banning people like Jordan Peterson from causing offence – that’s the road to dystopia The Guardian

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A diorama of a Darth Vader and his army | Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, April 2015 | Photo by William Tung from USA (SWCA – Darth Vader army) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

A men’s rights activist edited ‘The Last Jedi’ to remove the women. It’s bad. The Washington Post

„Amateur reviewer Jay A. York, for one, enthusiastically endorsed the film to his 38 YouTube subscribers after it was released on torrent networks this weekend. “They took out all that crap,” York said. “All the super-feminine — fem-in-in? — fem, fem, yeah, you know, feminist, I should just say feminist. They all took out all that stuff.”

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The Last Jedi “Chauvinist” Cut Is a Mess. But Fan Edits Can Be Used for Good. Slate

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Laurie Penny mit „Change The Story, Change The World“ am 04.05.2016 auf der re:publica in Berlin. Foto: re:publica/Jan Zappner CC BY 2.0 | Photo by re:publica from Germany (#rpTEN – Tag 3) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

We’re Not Done Here Longreads

How the MeToo movement became a feminist sexual revolution.

By Laurie Penny

„The terms of this war of sex and power have changed, and so have the weapons. Physical violence and threat won’t work for you here. You are trying to fight against whispers and rumors and inference, against righteous rage, against charges of hypocrisy, exploitation, and crass dehumanization that hit home with career-ending accuracy.

And you’re trying to fight this war with an arsenal you don’t know how to use, against an army that has been training with these weapons for generations, because these tools of emotional warfare are the only ones they have ever been allowed, because they are women.

You are going to lose.
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Jim Carrey, Premios 40 Principales Palacio de los Deportes, 12.12.08 Madrid, Espana | Photo by Noemi Nuñez [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The Artist in the Age of Meta-Masculinity Blind Field Journal

Essay by Madeline Lane-McKinley

  1. Disaster Artists
  2. “I was crying real tears”
  3. Under Pressure
  4. Disappearing Acts
  5. Deflection Artists

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„Is this what you were wearing when it happened?“ BBC

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TOP HEADLINES

JANUARY 2018

Male Models Say Mario Testino and Bruce Weber Exploited Them New York Times

China’s #MeToo was struggling, then they removed a professor for sexual assault The Washington Post

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Jordan: Would you allow your sister to live alone? Deutsche Welle

Women should be happy if men try to hit on them, says Silvio Berlusconi The Telegraph

160+ Examples of Male Privilege in All Areas of Life Everyday Feminism

How Hollywood’s men should talk about #MeToo New York Post

A threatened species? No, but it’s true that men will lose out The Guardian

Different race lengths for men and women? It’s time things changed The Guardian

The Lowest White Man New York Times

We Need to Do Away With America’s Dad As Our Journalistic Standard The Cut

30 Years of Toxic Masculinity From Trump Esquire

When Toxic Masculinity Infects Our Queer Spaces, We All Lose Vice

Nipsey Hussle, Homophobia and Toxic Black Masculinity The Root

Star Wars’ BB-8 nearly had a very different name ShortList

Oprah’s 75th Golden Globes Speech WNCN Beairshelle Edmé

Why So Many Men Hate the Last Jedi But Can’t Agree on Why Bitter Gertrude

Justin Timberlake, John Mayer, And The Western Rehab For White Masculinity BuzzFeed

The Perils Of Mixing Masculinity and Missiles New York Times

‘Black Mirror’s “USS Callister” Is a Searing and Surprising Indictment of Toxic Masculinity Collider

Men Are Destroying Our Planet Because They Don’t Want to Seem Girly The Cut

From Taboo to Mindhunter: how TV drama washed away toxic masculinity The Guardian


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