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Jordan Peterson on Femsplainers Podcast [YouTube video]

1½ hours – Published Dec 21, 2018

Dr. Jordan Peterson with Christina Hoff Sommers and Danielle Crittenden on the podcast Femsplainers at an AEI studio in front of a live audience. Discusses his youth and meeting his future wife in the 3rd grade. How partners make a relationship. The equality of men and women in the workplace, society, and the job choices they make. The pill and the sexual revolution. Dating of today’s young people–how devices make partner choices easier, less meaningful and more harmful. Modern parenting and raising children–preparing your child to be a nice person by the age of 4.

Here is the British GQ interview mentioned in the video.

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?  ◇  ~5,000 words  ◇  More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.

Once, she [Athena, a 13-year-old] told me, she was hanging out with a friend who was texting her boyfriend. “I was trying to talk to her about my family, and what was going on, and she was like, ‘Uh-huh, yeah, whatever.’ So I took her phone out of her hands and I threw it at my wall.”

Jean M. Twenge  ※  The Atlantic  ※  theatlantic.com  ※  September 2017 issue

Parents Who Pay to Be Watched

Parents Who Pay to Be Watched ◇ ~4,600 words ◇ Armed with Nest Cams and 24/7 surveillance, one company promises to fix even the most dysfunctional child — for a price.

The best quote is not even from the article but from ‘bananarama’, a commenter: “That was….an amazingly disturbing read. Jesus…American parenting is a mess.” – Steve

Kim Brooks  ※  The CUT  ※  thecut.com  ※  August 22, 2017

 

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