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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

I'm tempted to simply start listing quotes from this incredibly insightful book - the last time I had so many underlined passages was probably in some book read in high school. 
by: Jordan B. Peterson


In case you've been sleeping, or have tuned out the news, Jordan Peterson is the "it" guy of philosophy and psychology. But as it happens, he has some staying power and may very well not be yesterday's newspaper; certainly not if he can continue to turn out books of this power and merit.

And definitely because he is, as the writer of the introduction explains, one who elucidates an IDEOLOGY, not an IDEOLOGUE. "Ideologies are simple ideas, disguised as science of philosophy, that purport to explain the complexity of the world and offer remedies that will perfect it. Ideologues are people who pretend they know how to 'make the world a better place,' before they've taken care of their own chaos within... That's hubris, of course, and one of the mo…

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