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“Lastly, it was simply my observation that you were biased.

Well, for what it’s worth, as I already mentioned, my opinion is that when you accuse someone of bias, in this way, you’re committing the…

“Lastly, it was simply my observation that you were biased. If I’m wrong then of course I will adjust accordingly.”

Well, for what it’s worth, as I already mentioned, my opinion is that when you accuse someone of bias, in this way, you’re committing the ad hominem fallacy and it’s very important to point that out because it derails rational debate. That’s generally understood in disciplines such as philosophy.

In other words, I don’t think I’m biased and you think I do but so what? It’s neither here nor there — it’s just a diversion from the substance of the argument. Whether or not someone is biased the arguments they provide and evidence they cite still have to be answered in the same way. Moreover, it’s a claim you’re making without knowing me or having any means of supporting. It’s pointless and simply acts as an obstacle to having a conversation that approaches the question objectively and properly evaluates the claims being made by Peterson in his book.

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