We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
A "get over it" segment of Prof. Peterson's presentation. Good fun. It's secular, but almost religious. He does not quite get to the idea of laying at all at the cross, so he is dark and misses the joyful part. With a bit more Jesus, he'd be a heck of a preacher. He's right: It is a miracle that the lights are on.
He is absolutely right. Everyone in the world falls into one of two categories; those who themselves or their families have suffered some injustice in the past and cannot stop whining and complaining about it and those who themselves or their families have suffered some injustice in the past and have risen above it. It mostly depends on character and upbringing and partly the fault of enablers who encourage and enable the whining and complaining for fun and profit.
Watching Peterson and Tony Esolen is both rewarding and agonizing. I don't think most of us understand the fierce battles they are fighting. If Peterson looks like he's ready to just fall to his knees, sobbing, it is probably because he is. I've seen Esolen give talks that are just as emotional and impassioned. Desperate Cassandras no one heeds. They speak of the same evil.