Tag: 12 Rules for Life

  • 12 Rules for Life – Follow-up

    Well…I promise I’m not trying to milk this for all it’s worth.  But I realized that after “finishing” the review of 12 Rules for Life, I’d failed to answer my starting questions from Part 1: What is about [Jordan Peterson] or his message that generates commonality between such disparate groups? What kind of person, with […]

  • 12 Rules for Life – Part 3 of 3

    I’ve decided to share these quotes in the order they appear in the book, plus occasional commentary. All quotes are from the 2018 hardcover edition. Key: plaintext – Worthy quotes bold – Favorite quotes italics – Quotes I disliked 12 Rules for Life: Best and Worst Quotes The dominance hierarchy is not capitalism.  It’s not […]

  • 12 Rules for Life – Part 2 of 3

    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn by Evstafiev[CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons “No one could stand up for communism after The Gulag Archipelago – not even the communists themselves.” (12 Rules for Life, p. 310) I would like to think that’s true.  Unfortunately, admiration for Joseph Stalin is, by all appearances, far from dead.  The mass murderer has […]

  • 12 Rules for Life – Part 1 of 3

    So… I have this get it back to the library ASAP (fines are accruing), but I can’t seem to write a short review.  I tried, I really did, but it’s hopeless.  Here is Part 1, and I hope to have Part 2 up tomorrow. First, some background… Jordan Peterson Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via […]

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