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eSkeptic for January 30, 2019

In Science Salon # 51 Michael Shermer has a wide-ranging dialogue with New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz about myths, narratives, archetypes, and Trump.

Gregg Hurwitz — Into the Light: Myths, Narratives, Archetypes, and Trump

Shermer and Hurwitz discuss: being a public intellectual • how to convey ideas through fiction vs. nonfiction • the role of myths and archetypes in narrative stories • Jordan Peterson and religion • the role of life experience and suffering in the development of a successful novelist, screenwriter, or filmmaker • the role of narrative in politics, and more…

eSkeptic for September 26, 2018

Have Archetype—Will Travel by Michael Shermer attempts to explain the startling phenomenon of Jordan Peterson; not the man’s ideas so much as his message and following, which has grown astronomically in the past two years, from obscure Canadian professor of psychology to international man of mystery: mysterious to nearly everyone, that is, on exactly what it is he believes.

Have Archetype — Will Travel: The Jordan Peterson Phenomenon

Michael Shermer attempts to explain the startling phenomenon of Jordan Peterson; not the man’s ideas so much as his message and following, which has grown astronomically in the past two years, from obscure Canadian professor of psychology to international man of mystery: mysterious to nearly everyone, that is, on exactly what it is he believes.

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