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subego
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Jun 4, 2018, 08:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by OreoCookie View Post
I think we have different aims here: my point here was to explain Peterson's position, not to defend or litigate it in detail. If you are interested in this exact discussion, I recommend you listen to the first podcast where Sam Harris interviews Jordan Peterson.
Peterson’s not making the argument. I am.

If believing 1+1=3 is true will on the whole help us, why should I care it’s wrong?

The response was the witchcraft example.

The counter-response is the net utility of witchcraft and Christianity aren’t comparable.
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