Facts from Values? Not without an intermediary: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part II)

2018-07-13T14:12:41+00:00

Sam Harris and I met in Vancouver on June 24 and 25 for what amounted to five hours of intense discussion about the possibility of a universal morality with a solid foundation. We continue our discussion (adding Douglas Murray into the mix) in Dublin on July 14 (tickets available here) and

Facts from Values? Not without an intermediary: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part II)2018-07-13T14:12:41+00:00

Facts and Values/Science and Religion: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part I)

2018-07-09T08:35:36+00:00

Sam Harris and I met in Vancouver on June 24 and 25 for what amounted to five hours of intense discussion about the possibility of a universal morality with a solid foundation. We are continuing our discussion (adding Douglas Murray into the mix) in Dublin on July 14 (tickets

Facts and Values/Science and Religion: Notes on the Sam Harris Discussions (Part I)2018-07-09T08:35:36+00:00

Postmodernism: definition and critique (with a few comments on its relationship with Marxism)

2018-05-28T08:23:01+00:00

This is from today's AMA on Reddit: http://j.mp/2s2TIEL DEFINITION AND CRITIQUE Postmodernism is essentially the claim that (1) since there are an innumerable number of ways in which the world can be interpreted and perceived (and those are tightly associated) then (2) no canonical manner of interpretation can be reliably derived.

Postmodernism: definition and critique (with a few comments on its relationship with Marxism)2018-05-28T08:23:01+00:00

The Forward Fiasco (starring Ari Feldman, Jordan B Peterson, Deborah Lipstadt and Helen Chernikoff)

2018-05-15T18:10:48+00:00

On May 4, I received the following email from my publicist, Rob Greenwald (of the agency Rogers and Cowan: www.rogersandcowan.com). I recently hired Rob to help me plan a more conscious media strategy (having been at the receiving end of the best, but also the worst, of journalistic activity):

The Forward Fiasco (starring Ari Feldman, Jordan B Peterson, Deborah Lipstadt and Helen Chernikoff)2018-05-15T18:10:48+00:00

On the ark of the covenant, the cathedral, and the cross: Easter Message I

2018-03-29T09:01:51+00:00

There has to be a bridge between the finite and the infinite. There has to be a place where the ephemeral meets the eternal. There has to be a bridge between the knowable and the unknowable. There has to be bedrock at the foundation. The ark, which is the portal

On the ark of the covenant, the cathedral, and the cross: Easter Message I2018-03-29T09:01:51+00:00

My New Year’s Letter to the World

2018-02-12T14:04:04+00:00

Dear World: On January 16, I am going to talk with Sam Harris, on his podcast, Waking Up with Sam Harris. Dr. Harris is one of the so-called New Atheists, of which there are four. Like the other three Christopher Hitchens, Dan Dennett and Richard Dawkins – who, by the

My New Year’s Letter to the World2018-02-12T14:04:04+00:00

U of T Debate on Bill C-16 and Human Rights Legislation

2016-11-22T17:52:46+00:00

Here is the debate held Nov 19 at 9:30 am at the University of Toronto on Free Speech, Political Correctness and Bill C-16. Participants included Dean David Cameron, who introduced the debate. Mayo Moran, a law professor, who moderated it, psychology Professor Jordan B Peterson, speaking out against the

U of T Debate on Bill C-16 and Human Rights Legislation2016-11-22T17:52:46+00:00

An Update on PC Debate

2016-11-22T20:06:25+00:00

I have been negotiating the terms of a proposed debate/discussion about political correctness with the University of Toronto administration. However, they are concerned about the legality of my recent rejection of legislatively-imposed politically correct language, and the potential entanglement of the university. As my employer, the university is, under

An Update on PC Debate2016-11-22T20:06:25+00:00
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