It's extremely depressing to me that when philosophers look back and write about this era they're going to have to say that the most popular self-described philosophers of this era, such as Jordan Peterson, did nothing approaching philosophy.
And most likely the philosophers that they will remember best we don't even know the names of.

Maybe even some old WordPress blog will be rediscovered and people unironically be talking about the "supremely important research done by gamerdemon666".
Walters, Bill (2053). What gamerdemon666 Got Right. London: Oxford Journal of Philosophy. Volume 330, Issue 1, pages 20-50.
Also Bill Walters is a transman because no, the transphobes don't win, fuck you

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