First of all I’ll tell you something I’ve been hiding from you for really no reason other than the fact that I hate myself, I suppose. The videos that I watched that set me on this new path of honesty were lectures by Jordan Peterson. I have been listening to hours and hours of Jordan Peterson lectures. This is kind of embarassing because it seems like I always find some new guru and buy into everything they say. Eventually I forget about them. I don’t think I’m unique in this way, but I like to think of myself as unique, and it kills me to think that everything I say comes from somewhere else.
It’s also annoying because Peterson is very of the moment right now, especially for 30 year old white males who have wasted their lives. If you read through the comments on his lectures you’ll see them. We’re like a club. Nothing makes you feel more mass produced. It’s like Carl Jung said, “People don’t have ideas, ideas have people.” Where do you think I got that quote? One of Peterson’s podcasts.
Yeah so here I am thinking I have these ideas, but I’m just a groupie. Even the ideas I had before I watched his lectures were held by what appears to be hundreds of thousands of people.
Also, there was an article about how Peterson became a kind of hero to the new right when he took a stand against what they call “social justice warriors”, and I can’t be seen endorsing some kind of right wing asshole after the stands I’ve taken here, namely that heterosexual white males are ruining the world.
So what does it mean? I don’t know. I don’t give a fuck, apparently. I’m drinking coffee on the balcony when I should be doing things and stuff like that. Not giving a fuck is easy to do.
Yeah, I feel so unique—just like every other hetero white guy on the planet—so… not unique at all. No wonder my whole life is a walking existential crisis! Even that makes me a cliche. I hate being part of a problem I don’t quite understand, yet unable (or unwilling?) to reach for a solution, or maybe not being me is the solution. I like being me though, even though I don’t like myself very much. Ugh. Mebbe time to stop while I’m behind. 😛
‘Nothing makes you feel more mass produced.’ The tragedy of our times, mate. Even living off grid is hip. Not caring too much seems like a good idea.
I am as far from alt right as it can get but JP is like a fresh air in polluted town.
It is two two fold ,he explains psychology of humanity in very understanding way and explains his view on madness heading our way in simple terms.