The other issue with the lipstick comment is that sexual harassment has nothing to do with sexual attraction — it’s about power and dominance, and this is a well established psychological and sociological fact that Peterson ought to know full-well.

Also, I’m not sure how much shadow integration work he’s really done. He comes off to me as a walking Id — sometimes intelligent, concerned, expressing ideas that are important to him and then the next minute veering off into rants and tirades that complete ignore really large elephants.

Richard Tarnas is also a man with a great scientific and psychological/ mythological pedigree but he integrates those two fully and completely into work that is both relevant and meaningful and one can only hope that someone like him will emerge as a leader to take us into the next phase because we desperately need it!

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