JP’s not epic. He uses “postmodern logic” poorly to make his case, deconstructing and reconstructing reality to fit his theory, which he sells. He’s an AA-style motivational guy (“clean your room, let the spirit-in-the-sky / universe/ god etc guide you”) hinging on a lobster metaphor of all things, takes modern things and throws his proofs into pre-history where it can’t be checked, then tries to bolster his case with Campbellian (actually Jungian) archetyping. I don’t have a problem with the pieces. I just don’t like how he puts them together and what he’s using it for.

JP’s not epic. He uses “postmodern logic” poorly to make his case, deconstructing and reconstructing reality to fit his theory, which he sells.

He’s an AA-style motivational guy (“clean your room, let the spirit-in-the-sky / universe/ god etc guide you”) hinging on a lobster metaphor of all things, takes modern things and throws his proofs into pre-history where it can’t be checked, then tries to bolster his case with Campbellian (actually Jungian) archetyping.

I don’t have a problem with the pieces. I just don’t like how he puts them together and what he’s using it for.

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If JP’s the 12-step program for men of the 2010’s, I suppose we could do worse, but hes WAY too political to be of much use to me.

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Ok. I’ll start: Do you find the lobster hierarchy a reasonable premise?

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