Topics Discussed in Jordan Peterson #325 : Citizen or consumer?, Transformation of the tribe, Modern reversion to tribalism, The need for a higher-order principle, Aristotle: democracy leads to radical equality, Western culture’s emphasis on the individual, Recalibration of the term “diversity”, Merit left behind, SAT’s, Campus demographics, competition, Criteria for admission: why it matters, What your degree used to mean, The commissar system, Admission rejection based on DEI, The new education front, Taking accreditation public, Academia is broken, Points of failure, Adjuncts, Petty tyranny, Critical legal theory, Child psychology, predators, When patriotism dies, The armed forces, seeking challenge, The fall of Civilization, The dilemma for Conservatives, Trump, Agenda = financial support, The Gulag Archipelago, ethos, Literacy and empowerment, Experiments in belief, America is not a democracy, Appeal of democracy, reality of the mob.
Victor Davis Hanson is an American commentator, classicist, and military historian. He has been a commentator on modern and ancient warfare and contemporary politics for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Review, The Washington Times and other media outlets. He is a professor emeritus of Classics at California State University, Fresno, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in classics and military history at the conservative Hoover Institution, and visiting professor at Hillsdale College. Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007 by President George W. Bush, and was a presidential appointee in 2007–2008 on the American Battle Monuments Commission. Find the books mentioned in Jordan Peterson #325 with Victor Davis Hanson below.