Discourses on an Alien Sky #39 | Invitation to Jordan Peterson

It’s not surprising that we’ve been asked to comment on the YouTube presence of Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson. It seems his star rose spectacularly after a record-setting interview with Britain’s “Channel 4” host Cathy Newman. Posted on YouTube in January, the interview attracted over 11 million views in about six months, with an overwhelmingly positive rating,

So we’ve asked ourselves how to respond to our own supporters urging us to take up Peterson and his work. The answer has come from looking more closely at how he acquired his current perspective. His academic training placed an emphasis on the mythic archetypes, the deepest structures of human thought in ancient times.

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