Notes on my Kavanaugh Tweet


This week (October 5, 2018), I responded to a Twitter thread consisting of a conversation between Bret Weinstein, the American biologist and evolutionary theorist who was once (before the controversy) a professor at Evergreen College, and his brother Eric Weinstein, Managing Director at Thiel Capital, and the man who coined

Notes on my Kavanaugh Tweet2018-10-09T18:47:43+00:00

On the New York Times and “Enforced Monogamy”


My motivated critics couldn't contain their joyful glee this week at discovering my hypothetical support for a Handmaid's Tale-type patriarchal social structure as (let's say) hinted at in Nellie Bowles' New York Times article presenting her take on my ideas. It's been a truism among anthropologists and biologically-oriented psychologists for decades

On the New York Times and “Enforced Monogamy”2018-06-07T22:28:45+00:00

Kwakwaka’wakw controversy


Last week, Pankaj Mishra @nybooks offered his opinions about my life and my work in the New York Review of Books. He also touched upon my affiliation with Kwakwaka'wakw artist Charles Joseph ( Other journalists have since jumped on the bandwagon, so I thought I

Kwakwaka’wakw controversy2018-03-23T14:32:14+00:00

3AW693 News interview – The Burden of being the Voice of Millions


with Neil Mitchell Peterson is the author of 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote to Chaos and he joined Neil Mitchell for wide-ranging discussion, including: The burden of being the voice of millions. Identity politics. The problem with trust. and much more… Original Posting here:

3AW693 News interview – The Burden of being the Voice of Millions2018-03-11T15:57:08+00:00

Toronto Event: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos – February 5, 2018


Dr. Peterson will be speaking at the Appel Salon in Toronto, Ontario, on February 5, 2018.The precise topic has not yet been determined, but he will talk for at least part of the time about his new book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos ( will

Toronto Event: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos – February 5, 20182018-05-02T14:14:08+00:00

Print Media Surrounding Anti-PC Dialogue


A List of Related Print Media Coverage Linked Title Source Date Widdowson: Universities are letting free speech crumble – and they shouldn't Ottawa Citizen 25 Nov Examples abound of common sense in Canada and idiocy in America The Observer 25 Nov Christie Blatchford: UBC prof who denounced U

Print Media Surrounding Anti-PC Dialogue2016-11-25T17:45:19+00:00