Jordan peterson 12 rules for life tour
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. PetersonWhat does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Petersons answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.
Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.
What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant, and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure, and responsibility, distilling the worlds wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith, and human nature while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its listeners.
FULL Dr. Jordan B. Peterson ~ 12 Rules for Life Tour: Salt Lake 10/6/18
Dr. Jordan Peterson: 12 Rules For Life Tour-an Antidote To Chaos
It provides life advice through essays on abstract ethical principles, psychology, mythology, religion, and personal anecdotes. The book topped bestseller lists in Canada, the U. Peterson went on a world tour to promote the book, with a Channel 4 News interview receiving much attention. Critics praised the book's advice for men and atypical style. Peterson's perspective on God received mixed reception and his writing style was criticized by some reviewers. The book grew out of Peterson's hobby of answering questions posted on Quora , the one being "What are the most valuable things everyone should know?
J ust a few years ago, I was an unknown professor writing academic books that nobody read. Pinkos and wishy-washy liberals had cornered the market in cod psychology, so I guessed there must be a huge hunger for a self-help book, backed up with religion, mythology, CAPITAL LETTERS and stating the obvious — one directed at responsible, socially minded conservatives craving some pseudointellectual ideology to prop up their beliefs. And bingo! Here are my 12 Rules for Life. Most humans are complete bastards left to their own devices.
Not long after the Soviet Union fell, and most of the world breathed a sigh of relief, Peterson began purchasing this propaganda for a song online. Paintings lionizing the Soviet revolutionary spirit completely filled every single wall, the ceilings, even the bathrooms. The paintings were not there because Jordan had any totalitarian sympathies, but because he wanted to remind himself of something he knew he and everyone would rather forget: that over a hundred million people were murdered in the name of utopia. Ideologies are simple ideas, disguised as science or philosophy, that purport to explain the complexity of the world and offer remedies that will perfect it. He observed that the virtues always aim for balance and avoid the extremes of the vices.