12 Rules for Life
Jordan Peterson

by

Jack Shields

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Chapter 1

With limited resources like food, shelter and space to satisfy an exponentially increasing set of basic needs, there is a constant struggle among a...

Chapter 2

The understanding of chaos and order is the foundation of this chapter. Using the biblical story of Adam and Eve, Peterson describes man's tendency...

Chapter 3

Peterson dives into psychological thought in regard to this rule and presents a promising in-depth analysis that is strengthened by people’s tend...

Chapter 4

Internal self-criticism is immensely useful in the development of a person. “No matter how good you are at something, or how you rank your accomp...

Chapter 5

Some parents are not successful in training their children to have desirable behaviors. The development of undesirable behaviors among children occ...

Chapter 6

When tragedy befalls a man, he is inclined to blame other actors or nature. The individuals close their eyes to glaring deficiencies. While there a...

Chapter 7

Many people look at the satisfaction of the needs of today at the expense of the needs of tomorrow. To manipulate the fundamentals of reality for b...

Chapter 8

Many people have the tendency to tell lies rather than telling the true. If an individual makes a habit of doing this, they may even begin to perce...

Chapter 9

Having the full attention of another human being can cause the speaker to feel valued, comforted, and supported . However, sometimes it can be more...

Chapter 10

In order for listeners to interpret and understand the thoughts of the leader, the leader must be competent in their speeches. There are many times...

Chapter 11

The theme of this rule is much more important than the title may sound. Peterson claims that while the physical act of skating is a reasonably dang...

Chapter 12

As confusing as the title of this rule may be, it is one of the most impactful in the book. Peterson has explored the level of suffering in the wor...

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