12 Rules for Life

An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life

An Antidote to Chaos

  • 3.88 ·
  • 94 Ratings
  • 1926 Want to read
  • 75 Currently reading
  • 100 Have read

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.

Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.
What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its readers.

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
2018, Allen Lane
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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
2018, Random House Canada
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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
2018, Random House Canada
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Library of Congress
BJ1589 .P48 2018

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Number of pages
448
Weight
1.4 pounds

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Open Library
OL26424098M
ISBN 13
9780345816023
LCCN
2017416946
OCLC/WorldCat
984635648

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