Thanks for your comments Linda, and you are absolutely right that I don’t know for sure how he is feeling; I’m only drawing an inference based on his words and behavior. I’ve watched hours and hours of Peterson videos (like a moth to the flame) and although he sometimes says things that I think are interesting or useful, I’m more and more often dismayed by what I deem to be a wild ego trip. I really think he believes he’s got a dragon to slay, and the fact that so many others are affirming him in this just feeds the story and the ego.

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