After receiving insults for insulting a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, Jordan Peterson departs from Twitter in a snit

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gnCTTLN

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I find it ironic that he was complaining about vicious insults after viciously insulting a beautiful model. No one asked him to pass judgement on her appearance.

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There are lots of things in this world that I do not find beautiful. I don’t feel compelled to broadcast it on Twitter.

If I did, though, I’d expect to have other people write back, giving their own subjective viewpoints. Sensitive, much?

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Just one more thing he doesn’t understand.

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But you have to remember that he knows everything about everything, so his statement about the lack of beauty was objective truth, while everyone insulting him is just a mean doodoo head. /s

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He’s dangerously close to realizing that if he doesn’t have anything nice to say he shouldn’t say anything at all. I’m sure it won’t come to that though.

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Not sure which to focus on:

The oxymoron

authoritarian tolerance

or the self-made-man posturing

I told my staff to change my password

but maybe just the fact that he blithely references writing an article or making a video instead of donating his time on a free site, secure in the knowledge that despite ‘cancel culture’ he will have an audience and make money from those activities.

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he didn’t actually leave twitter, unfortunately

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It’s almost like he doesn’t understand how Twitter works.

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“It’s almost like he doesn’t understand how Twitter works anything about anything and is just a prattling bag of rotten fruit.”

FTFY.

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Golly, Jordan, we’re trying our best.

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It’s almost as though one of the core elements of modern conservative commentary is an endless appetite for dishing it out and a complete intolerance for taking it.

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Well I’d like to see how he would look in a bikini…actually I retract that statement.

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Walk a mile in the shoes of the people you spend considerable effort in oppressing, Jordingus, then get back to us.

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If the issue is not important enough to justify that then perhaps it would be best to just let it go.

Most people learn “Just because you think it, doesn’t mean you have to say it.” at a much earlier age.

The endless flood of vicious insult is really not something that can be experienced anywhere else.

Ironic that someone would complain about insults on Twitter after (checks notes) making an insult on Twitter.

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Well, there’s an interesting turn of phrase.

I’ve noted over the years that I might find someone good looking, but friends or acquaintances would disagree with me, and someone I thought had average looks they might find gorgeous. Doesn’t seem to matter male or female, gay or straight. There’s no accounting for taste, and there’s someone out there who thinks you’re attractive even if you don’t believe it.

If Peterson doesn’t find her attractive, fine, but clearly a lot of people do. Broadcasting it on social media is just shitting on her as well as those of us who agree she’s good looking.

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Isn’t that why wimmin exist, tho… to be judged by men… /s

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It seems kind of funny that after all the toxic masculine nonsense Peterson has made his fame on, it’s his inability to appreciate a bikini pin-up that finally brought things to this.

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