Jordan Peterson Misunderstands the Business of Beauty

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Sports Illustrated (SI) is a commercial enterprise. Its sole purpose is to generate a profit. So when plus-sized model Yumi Nu was chosen to grace the cover of this year’s swimsuit issue, it wasn’t primarily because of woke politics or outside pressure from progressive activists; it was because the shot-callers at SI were confident that Nu could make them a lot of money.

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Outer space enthusiast. Japanese history junkie. I write about politics, culture, and mental illness. Disagreement is a precursor to progress.

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D.A. Kirk

D.A. Kirk

Outer space enthusiast. Japanese history junkie. I write about politics, culture, and mental illness. Disagreement is a precursor to progress.

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