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Humans are essentially full of darkness, and that is now visible in social media with the flood of hatred, abuse, and outrage.
Happiness is just a side effect of good things happening. It is temporary, fleeting and unpredictable.
Do not make happiness into a constant desire or purpose.
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Jordan Peterson describes race as “post-modernist“ and claims that “white privilege” is instead “majority privilege” in a country founded by a white majority.
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Peterson believes that neither sides of the political extremes, right or left, represent the values of the majority and have gone too far on their demands.
Peterson believes that currently what makes someone a believer in God or not is not clearly defined.
“Belief” and “God” are very generic terms and deriving meaning from them is nearly impossible.
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Is a Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology. He has taught at Harvard and the University of Toronto and is an accomplished scientist on the psychology f...
“If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there.”
"To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life, with eyes wide open. It means deciding to voluntarily transform the chaos of potential into the realities of habitable order. It means adopting the burden of self-conscious vulnerability, and accepting the end of the unconscious paradise of childhood...It means willingly undertaking the sacrifices necessary to generate a productive and meaningful reality."
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Peterson suggests human hierarchies aren’t socially created, but are effects of human evolution. His evidence for this is the fact that lobsters also have hierarchies.
Human and lobsters
Serotonin is linked to aggression and is found in the brains of most animals, humans and lobsters include, as expected of creatures with a common ancestor. But serotonin has a completely different effect in arthropods and vertebrates.
In vertebrates lowered levels of serotonin has been shown to lead to increased aggression, the opposite happens on humans.