Jordan Peterson vs Cathy Newman, Art of Rhetoric

By Xah Lee. Date: .

this video is spectacular.

basically, it's Jordan Peterson vs Cathy Newman, a very bright, news reportor in UK.

Jordan Peterson vs Cathy Newman. On the gender pay gap, campus protests and postmodernism

it's long, 30 minutes, starts slow. She tried to cast Peterson as women hater or madman, but failed.

You see, in public debates of political issue, it's not really about reason. But, wits and personality. Charisma, in short.

For Trump, he wins by this. If you wanna play smear and word bending, Trump dives right into the heart of matter, and smear you. Calling you an idiot right out and made it funny.

For Peterson, he is very careful and articulate and precise with his words. He is aware of the game, but he doesn't play it. He win, by carefully answer your attacks, also gets his argument across.