Excellent insight.

Regarding Jordan Peterson and young men, I think Dr. Peterson has no intention of targeting young men. Dr. P calls out truth. He calls out reality. There are differences between the fundamentals of males and females that make it, generally, intuitive for females to grasp reality and to realize the need to take responsibility. I suspect males need it spelled out.

No one has been doing that for a long time. It doesn’t surprise me that the majority of those who find Dr. Peterson’s explanations enlightening are male and younger.

Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

SPOTLIGHT: Young men are in crisis. Responding with compassion is apparently a bad thing.

BIG PICTURE: The Internet is awash with Jordan Peterson videos. He’s the mild-mannered Canadian psychology professor whose just-released book, 12 Rules for Life, is a best seller across the English-speaking world.

Enthusiasts snip YouTube videos into pieces and splice those pieces together again. Here’s an example titled All the times Jordon Peterson broke down talking about the state of young men. Posted 10 days ago, this 8.5-minute video provides a marvellous introduction to Peterson’s empathy and humanity.

Whenever he speaks in public, young men are a large part of his audience. They frequently remain behind afterward to shake his hand and thank him for helping them get back on track.

On the video, after a radio interviewer mentions that suicide is a leading cause of death for men, Peterson says of those who attend…

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