Dr. Jordan Peterson was “interviewed” on BBC’s Channel 4 News. More like an absurdist’s inquisition, it has become notorious. If you have missed it, watch it now:
Carl “Sargon of Akkad” Benjamin gives a play-by-play game summary:
Ben Shapiro weighs in, too:
Scott Adams discusses cognitive dissonance and “hallucinations”:
The interview is “all over the Internet,” and you can find lots of video breakdowns and articles. Indeed, an article on Quilette does a great job putting the whole issue into context.
This train wreck of an interview — with only the interviewee coming out unharmed — calls to mind some past collisions where ideologies meet ingloriously. Here is Cenk Uygur’s interview of anti-feminist researcher Karen Straughan:
And here is the granddaddy of them all, the infamous Bill Buckley/Gore Vidal snipefest from 1968: