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Jordan Peterson vs. the Left


Added 06-13-18 12:21:02am EST - “Left-wing critics try to silence the University of Toronto professor.” - Reason.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reason.com: “Jordan Peterson vs. the Left”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

"Shame on you! Shame on you!" chanted protestors after psychology professor Jordan Peterson said he'd refuse to obey a law that would require everyone to call people by the pronoun they prefer—pronouns like "ze" instead of "he" or "she."

It wasn't just radical college kids protesting. Hundreds of Peterson's academic colleagues signed a petition demanding that the University of Toronto fire him.

The totalitarian left doesn't just demand that their own point of view be heard. They want resisters like Peterson never to be heard. When he gives speeches, they bring bullhorns to drown him out.

The pronoun controversy seems silly. "If somebody wants to be called ze or zir, why not?" I ask him for my next online video.

"I don't care what people want to be called," he answered. "But that doesn't mean I should be compelled by law to call them that. The government has absolutely no business whatsoever ever governing the content of your voluntary speech."

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