It doesn’t matter whether it’s socially or governmentally enforced; if it needs to be enforced, it’s not natural, and I thought that was the gold standard for him….. Yet another hypocrisy!

“What Peterson and other armchair philosophers forget is that while polyamory allows for a man to have multiple partners, it also allows for women to have multiple partners. It also ignores the LGBTQ side of the equation where bisexuality flourishes within polyamory. It further ignores the fact that women no longer “need” a man for income, property, children, food, companionship, security, etc.

Women today have agency, and monogamy looks more and more like the bad old days. To say that they’ll all flock to rich men is to assume that they don’t value their independence.”

As was pointed out in this article, polyamory actual means there are infinite pairings for any individual as well as the ability to meet different needs with different partners. As is so often the case, Peterson has cooked up a dragon in his mind that doesn’t have much bearing on the real world.

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