Jordan Peterson’s message is simple: "evil" is endemic to humanity, and the domination of some people over others is biologically grounded.
Hannah Proctor is a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, interested in histories and theories of radical psychiatry.
Based on interviews with former Communist Party members, Vivian Gornick’s The Romance of American Communism is a book full of emotional people who struggle to talk about their emotions. It shows how Party commitment gave everyday life an epic dimension — and made political defeats into personal traumas.
Agnès Varda’s films evinced a love of, rather than mere fascination with, people.
Why should extravagant pleasures and intense feelings be reserved for the bourgeoisie?