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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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The #1 Sunday Times and International Bestseller from 'the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now' (New York Times)'Everyone must read 12 Rules For Life... The most enlightening book I have read in ages' Chris EvansAcclaimed psychologist Jordan Peterson has become one of the most influential public thinkers to emerge on the world stage for many years, with his lectures on topics from the Bible to romantic relationships to mythology drawing an unprecedented following of tens of millions of viewers. In an era of unprecedented change and polarizing politics, his frank and refreshing message about the value of individual responsibility has resonated powerfully around the world. In this #1 international bestseller, he provides twelve profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today. Drawing on vivid examples from Peterson's clinical practice and personal life, cutting edge psychology and philosophy, and lessons from humanity's oldest myths and stories, 12 Rules for Life offers a deeply rewarding antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to our modern problems.
Published by: Allen Lane | Publication date: 01/16/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 403 pages

Political Correctness Gone Mad?

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‘Without free speech there is no true thought.’ –Jordan Peterson‘You’re telling me I’m being sensitive, and students looking for safe spaces that they’re being hypersensitive. If you’re white, this country is one giant safe space.’–Michael Eric DysonIs political correctness an enemy of free speech, open debate and the free exchange of ideas? Or is it a progressive force, eroding the dominant power relationships and social norms that exclude marginalised groups from society?
Published by: Oneworld Publications | Publication date: 11/08/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 128 pages

12 reglas para vivir: Un antídoto al caos (Spanish Edition)

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¿Cuáles son las reglas esenciales para vivir que todos deberíamos conocer? Regla n.° 1: mantente erguido con los hombros hacia atrás…, como las langostas; regla n.° 8: di la verdad, o por lo menos no mientas; regla n.° 11: no molestes a los niños cuando montan en monopatín; regla n.° 12: cuando te encuentres un gato por la calle, acarícialo. Jordan Peterson, «el pensador más polémico e influyente de nuestro tiempo», según el Spectator, nos propone un apasionante viaje por la historia de las ideas y de la ciencia —desde las tradiciones antiguas a los últimos descubrimientos científicos— para tratar de responder a una pregunta esencial: qué información básica necesitamos para vivir en plenitud.Con humor, amenidad y espíritu divulgativo, Peterson recorre países, tiempos y culturas al mismo tiempo que reflexiona sobre conceptos como la aventura, la disciplina y la responsabilidad.Todo con el fin de desgranar el saber humano en doce hondas y prácticas reglas para la vida que rompen radicalmente con los lugares comunes de la corrección política.
Published by: Editorial Planeta | Publication date: 10/30/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 128 pages

Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

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Why have people from different cultures and eras formulated myths and stories with similar structures? What does this similarity tell us about the mind, morality, and structure of the world itself? From the author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos comes a provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated. A cutting-edge work that brings together neuropsychology, cognitive science, and Freudian and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, Maps of Meaning presents a rich theory that makes the wisdom and meaning of myth accessible to the critical modern mind.
Published by: Routledge | Publication date: 09/11/2002
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 564 pages

Why Tell the Truth: An Introduction to the Basic Ideas of Jordan B. Peterson

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Having more than 300 hours' worth of lectures online makes Peterson's work a mountain so large that the climb seems impossible, save only for the fervent. Why listen to a man many have already labelled a charlatan, a self-help guru, or worse, an alt-right prophet? One reason is because most have not placed his popular teaching in the context of his own work. This is an introduction to Jordan B. Peterson's ideas for the average person.Based on the article shared and recommended by Jordan B. Peterson himself, Why Tell the Truth: An Introduction to the Basic Ideas of Jordan B. Peterson outlines, explains, and connects the basic ideas of Jordan Peterson in seven chapters:
  •  THE PROBLEMS BEFORE US
  •  PETERSON AND THE REVIVAL OF PRAGMATISM
  •  OUR MAPS OF MEANING: MYTH, SCIENCE, AND HIERARCHY
  •  THINKING CLEARLY ABOUT RELIGION: A PRELUDE TO PETERSON'S IDEAS ABOUT GOD AND FAITH
  •  THE LIFE THAT JUSTIFIES SUFFERING
  •  CULTURAL CONTROVERSIES: POSTMODERNISM, MARXISM, AND SPEECH LAWS
  •  FINAL REMARKS
  • This book significantly revises, updates, and expands the original essay and includes new references in light of recently released interviews, debates, and articles. The reader will be introduced to how Peterson understands science to be based on a motivational understanding of reality; the ideas of chaos and order; his ideas concerning postmodernism, Marxism, hierarchies, religion, and more!From the Foreword:"Peterson's huge popular appeal can easily be chalked up to his charisma, a 'black box' or occult entity that names his draw without really explaining it. Here again, however, attention to his understand- ing of truth proves instructive. As Lovins demonstrates in this book, Peterson's more pragmatic understanding of truth maintains a tight connection between thought with practice. It is from the embodied manifestation of the power of this connection in Peterson's teaching that much of the forceful appeal of his position arises. People, accustomed to encountering 'truth' in anaemic and enervated forms, are startled to attention when they see someone declaring truth as something vital and powerful, as something that is profoundly integrated into and animating of the life of its bearer.While a weak notion of truth may serve us in our partisan ideological and political squabbles, faced with the reality of suffering, it will prove insufficient to sustain us. It is not accidental that Peterson's vision has been forged in large measure upon the brutal anvil of totalitarian political forces in the twentieth century. In facing the problem of suffering, Peterson is not merely addressing the concerns of contemporary social and political discourse that tend to revolve around the maintenance of the complacency of a shallow consumerist comfort, but is unearthing dark corners of the human soul and emphasizing the need for self-mastery if we are to become people of integrity, people who can survive and overcome the worst that life and society can throw at us. Not content with encouraging persons to be well-adjusted members of a materialistic modern society, Peterson desires to equip us to withstand the sort of radical personal and social evil witnessed in communist and fascist countries over the last hundred years of history.It should come as no surprise that a great many people who have been seeking direction and strength to endure personal suffering have found rich spiritual sustenance in the teaching of Peterson. As an alternative to the dry morsels of bread afforded by mere ideology, words of genuine truth prove life-giving and empowering."
    Author: Tylor Lovins
    Publication date: 11/08/2018
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 167 pages

    12 Rules For Life: Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben! (German Edition)

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    Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt!Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!
    Published by: Goldmann Verlag | Publication date: 10/29/2018
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 577 pages

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

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    Amusing, amazing and instructive, Dr. Peterson reveals to us why skateboarding young men and young ladies must be allowed to sit unbothered, what horrible destiny anticipates the individuals who reprimand too effortlessly, and why you should constantly pet a feline when you meet one in the city. What does the sensory system of the modest lobster need to inform us concerning standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about achievement throughout everyday life? For what reason did antiquated Egyptians love the ability to give careful consideration as the most elevated of divine beings? What repulsive ways do individuals tread when they end up angry, pompous and vindictive? Dr. Peterson travels extensively, examining discipline, flexibility, experience and duty, refining the world's insight into 12 viable and significant principles forever. 12 Rules for Life smashs the cutting edge commonplaces of science, confidence and human instinct, while changing and honoring the psyche and soul of its perusers.
    Publication date: 04/06/2018
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 402 pages

    Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

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    9 MILLION COPIES SOLD'A book to read, to cherish, to debate, and one that will ultimately keep the memories of the victims alive' John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped PyjamasA prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest - and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances. The sort of person the concentration camp prisoner became was the result of an inner decision and not of camp influences alone. Frankl came to believe man's deepest desire is to search for meaning and purpose. This outstanding work offers us all a way to transcend suffering and find significance in the art of living.
    Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 12/09/2013
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 161 pages

    A New Earth: The LIFE-CHANGING follow up to The Power of Now. 'An otherworldly genius' Chris Evans' BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show

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    'An otherworldly genius' Chris Evans' BBC Radio 2 Breakfast ShowThis is the follow up to the bestselling self-help book of its generation The Power of Now. Eckhart Tolle's A New Earth will be a cornerstone for personal spirituality and self-improvement for years to come, leading readers to new levels of consciousness and inner peace.Taking off from the introspective work The Power of Now, which is a number one bestseller and has sold millions of copies worldwide, Tolle provides the spiritual framework for people to move beyond themselves in order to make this world a better, more spiritually evolved place to live.Shattering modern ideas of ego and entitlement, self and society, Tolle lifts the veil of fear that has hung over humanity during this new millennium, and shines an illuminating light that leads to happiness and health that every reader can follow.'A wake-up call for the entire planet . . . [A New Earth] helps us to stop creating our own suffering and obsessing over the past and what the future might be, and to put ourselves in the now' Oprah Winfrey
    Published by: Penguin | Publication date: 01/01/2009
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 338 pages

    Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over the World

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    Why do we no longer trust experts, facts and statistics?Why has politics become so fractious and warlike?What caused the populist political upheavals of recent years?How can the history of ideas help us understand our present? In this bold and far-reaching exploration of our new political landscape, William Davies reveals how feelings have come to reshape our world. Drawing deep on history, philosophy, psychology and economics, he shows how some of the fundamental assumptions that defined the modern world have dissolved. With advances in science and medicine, the division between mind and body is no longer so clear-cut. The spread of digital and military technology has left us not quite at war nor exactly at peace. In the murky new space between mind and body, between war and peace, lie nervous states: with all of us relying increasingly on feeling rather than fact. In a book of profound insight and astonishing breadth, William Davies reveals the origins of this new political reality. Nervous States is a compelling and essential guide to the turbulent times we are living through.
    Published by: Vintage Digital | Publication date: 09/20/2018
    Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages
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