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Summary: 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson: An Antidote to Chaos 

(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

Called “one of the most important thinkers to emerge on the world stage for many years,” by The Spectator, Jordan B. Peterson's 12 Rules for Life is a truly thought-provoking read. How should we live in the modern world? Peterson aims to answer this question using his unique blend of ancient traditions, religion and scientific research from his many years as a clinical psychologist. 

He does not shy away from the hard questions and controversial topics. White privilege, postmodernism, gender identity, and the source of the world's greatest evils are all discussed. It should not be forgotten amid his controversial opinions that Peterson has over 20 years’ experience as a psychologist and offers countless nuggets of wisdom on living a better life throughout. 

Peterson journeys broadly, providing advice on confidence, dominance, communication, discipline, meaning and so much more. If you want to live a better life, read this book, study it - then live it. 

Why should you always pet a cat when you meet one in the street?

What can we learn from lobsters about success in life?

What terrible fate awaits those who criticize all the time?

Listen to find out!

It takes the average person 49.5 minutes to read 9000 words.

For the price of a coffee and a time investment of roughly 2 percent of your day, I believe the wisdom in this book to be well worth it's value. This book allows you to skip to the nuggets of wisdom and actionable content in a very easily absorbed, listenable way, including key takeaways at the end of each chapter. Save yourself time and money.

©2018 Rob Farrington (P)2018 Rob Farrington

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Took a long time before I would listen

But as Mr. Peterson says always treat people like thay might know somerhing you don't. Turns out we are on the same page and I shoulda read or listened to this a long time ago for confirmation of alot of things I believe and to pick up some new jewels. great job on the summary.

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Good overview, much easier than the full book!

The full book is very long and has a lot of content that doesn't fully add to the content. This is great summary and a real time saver!

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Informative and Easy to Understand!

It was perfect that after every chapter there were the 'key takeaways', easily defined to follow. If you get weirded out by the biblical reference, don't. They are just tools and examples used to help us understand what J.P. is trying to get across. Gifted this Summary version to two of my closest friends. Will be purchasing the full version!

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good overall summary

I've read the 12 rules for life before. this is a good reminder, but a little short. could've been a bit longer

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Would recommend to anybody.

Straight to the point. Great length for your morning commute. "The step father I've never had"

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  • Leanna Hutsell
  • 2019-01-19

Recommend this to anyone of any age.

I am a 17-year-old senior in high school, and I am taking my time with this audio book for sure. So far, the first two rules are absolutely amazing and I have implemented them fully. I love Jordan Peterson, and I can't wait to finish this audio book. I would seriously recommend this to anyone of any age.

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  • Adriaan Goosen
  • 2019-04-05

Enjoyed the summary of good principles.

Sounds basic, but we keep forgetting these principles to improve our lifes and influence those around us.

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  • Barabara Carasco
  • 2019-01-19

Great audio book and very helpful!

Great audio book and very helpful for putting your life in the right direction if you need to. I like how Jordan incorporates biblical references. You don't have to believe in anything to understand you just need to understand perspective and have an open mind.

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  • Rob Windsor
  • 2020-01-03

A good summary of a fantastic book.

This was a very unique, life changing book for me. Jordan Peterson has a unique ability to be able to break apart chaos and find order inside of it. 12 rules for life will bring a sense of understanding to Anyone who reads it. As long as they are honest with them self. It should be required reading in every high school classroom. this summary by David is a good quick read to get the overall understanding of the book but can and no way replace the actual book by Jordan Peterson.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-10-04

0n Point!!

Narrator great!! One of those Books you want on Hard Back!! Go Back and Reflect take notes!! Definitely Buying this Book! Looking Forward to the Purchase!

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  • Jose Maria Vengoechea
  • 2019-04-14

Damage audio

The audio from chapter 4 to the end is damage it just stop playing, fix this and send me the complete audio file.

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  • Micah
  • 2018-10-29

Great idea, well executed.

Very well put together and a great read full of good ideas. Thanks! By all means, read the full book but this is a brilliant summary.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-08-20

Fantastic book

Great advice and a joy to listen too. I would definitely recommend people give this a read

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  • Adam Davis
  • 2020-11-12

good summary for a difficult book

I read Peterson's book and while it's clearly filled with a lot of good life lessons it can be hard to follow with the amount of anecdotes and parables it often takes Peterson a long time to actually get to the point of each rule his book itself is one of the kinds of books that is going to take multiple readings to really understand so this summary is a great companion book to get the key points explained in an easier manner

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  • James Kasprick
  • 2020-11-05

Fantastic alternative to full text. Clear concise

clear concise easy to follow information and Pleasant enough to replay. I think I'll listen to this many more times and take Great Value from it