Love him or hate him, Jordan Peterson can only be described as a rare phenomenon. An intellectual getting millions to watch on YouTube 2-hour lectures on the symbolisms of the Bible, filling arenas for his talks, and having an impact of hope on the lives of many people.
At the same time, he has been denounced as a reactionary who wishes a return to traditional gender roles of subordination for women, an enabler of “transphobia”, and even as the ‘figurehead’ of the Alt-Right.
Yet, overshadowed by the noise of the controversies, what is rarely clarified is what the actual ideas of Peterson are on specific topics. More importantly, how has he helped us understand such topics, or how has he further blurred them?