Jordan Peterson drops tenured professorship, blasts ‘stunningly corrupt enterprise’ — Analysis
“Diversity, inclusion and equity” are destroying academia, the conservative author has warned
Canadian psychologist and author Jordan Peterson has announced he is resigning as a tenured professor at the University of Toronto, citing concerns with academia’s shift towards “Diversity, Inclusivity and Equity mandates,”Which he values as “DIE.” The abbreviated term is one of reasons behind Peterson’s resignation, which he announced in a Wednesday piece for the National Post.
“The appalling ideology of diversity, inclusion and equity is demolishing education and business,”Peterson wrote.
He was a former professor. “loved”He was frustrated by his work and the students, but he did not want to lose his job. “qualified and supremely trained heterosexual white male graduate students … face a negligible chance of being offered university research positions, despite stellar scientific dossiers.”
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Both students and colleagues are affected by the impossibility-to-meet diversity of political correctness standards. Peterson calls himself “The Man” “persona non grata”His contributions to his industry are a major reason he is so successful “unacceptable philosophical positions.”
“How can I accept prospective researchers and train them in good conscience knowing their employment prospects to be minimal?”He wrote and later added that his coworkers had agreed. “must craft DIE statements”Get research grants now.
“They all lie,”He said that many professors today are modern, and added they “teach their students to do the same.”
“They do it constantly, with various rationalizations and justifications, further corrupting what is already a stunningly corrupt enterprise,”He also criticized teachers for modernizing and criticized many of his coworkers. “so-called anti-bias training.”
If they do not include an accreditation board for Canadian graduate psychology programs, then the Accrediting Boards will deny them accreditation. “social justice orientation,”Peterson.
“All of you going along with the DIE activists, whatever your reasons: this is on you,”He concluded. “Cowering cravenly in pretence and silence. Teach your students how to lie and dissimulate. To get along. As the walls crumble.”
In a lengthy thread later posted on Twitter, Peterson highlighted students and professors confirming his concerns about ‘wokeism’ standards destroying academic standards.
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