Psychologist Jordan Peterson has become an important voice for men in the last couple of years and he’s a particularly quoteworthy guy. So, I thought people would enjoy reading his 20 bet quotes. Enjoy!
20) “Girls can win by winning in their own hierarchy — by being good at what girls value, as girls. They can add to this victory by winning in the boys’ hierarchy. Boys, however, can only win by winning in the male hierarchy. They will lose status, among girls and boys, by being good at what girls value. It costs them in reputation among the boys, and in attractiveness among the girls. Girls aren’t attracted to boys who are their friends, even though they might like them, whatever that means. They are attracted to boys who win status contests with other boys.”
19) “The only time no ever means no in the absence of violence is when it is uttered by one civilized person to another.”
18) “And even if it were possible to permanently banish everything threatening — everything dangerous (and, therefore, everything challenging and interesting), that would mean only that another danger would emerge: that of permanent human infantilism and absolute uselessness. How could the nature of man ever reach its full potential without challenge and danger? How dull and contemptible would we become if there was no longer reason to pay attention? Maybe God thought His new creation would be able to handle the serpent, and considered its presence the lesser of two evils.”