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12 Rules for Life
- An Antidote to Chaos
- Written by: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
- Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
- Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's 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.
A good summary of all his videos.
- By Hogman on 2018-01-27
Miscategorized. See Religion.
Belongs in Religion, not the Science and Math category. Yes he is an intellectual, but this book isn't science. Packed with references to the Bible, primarily Genesis, and with more and more as the chapters pass. I can see how he may be helpful to lost, young men who need a father-figure to tell them how to be a man and take responsibility. Hold your head up, the strong survive, do something useful, be nice to people, raise nice kids, pet the dog and cat, let kids be kids, except when they are bad,..... It sounds like he belabours every point to repeatedly pound it into our skulls. Some really rudimentary stuff here, presented in a prolonged, intellectualized way with circular references, stretched relationships, some quoted philosophers and thinkers, assumptions, personal anecdotes as evidence, and did I mention...Genesis.
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