Today my friend and I had a socially distanced picnic on the front lawn of the church behind my house because this is something that is still permitted and it’s worthwhile to relish the opportunities we do have amidst the circumscription of our freedom.
What a silly, inverted question. And what could possibly make me ask it? The answer is this anecdote at the end of Aharon Appelfeld’s memoir Table for One: Under the Light of Jerusalem:
The third rule from Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is: Make friends with people who want the best for you. It is a rather somber chapter during which he takes the reader to his small hometown of Fairview in northern Alberta where, he says, “it was no easy matterContinue reading “Jordan Peterson: Choose friends who “punish you carefully””
If you don’t know who Jordan Peterson is or would like to refresh your memory, then pause to read this article about him that just appeared in The Spectator. The Amazon release of Jordan B. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is tomorrow, January 23rd. The Western Canadian, Harvard and University ofContinue reading “Reading: Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos””