Books for Grown Ups!

Episode 132 · March 9th, 2018 · 1 hr 4 mins

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  • 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B Peterson – digested read | Books | The Guardian — Not a great summary, but at least it lists the rules. "12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B Peterson – digested read"
  • TALKING HISTORY WITH - David McCullough - Immersed in Facts, The Better to Imagine Harry Truman's Life - — TALKING HISTORY WITH: David McCullough; Immersed in Facts, The Better to Imagine Harry Truman's Life
  • The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (American Empire Project) (9780805090161): Andrew J. Bacevich: Books — Writing with knowledge born of experience, conservative historian and former military officer Andrew J. Bacevich argues that if the nation is to solve its predicament, it will need the revival of a distinctly American approach: the neglected tradition of realism.
  • Truman (Audible Audio Edition): David McCullough, Nelson Runger, Simon & Schuster Audio: Books — Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the 33rd president of the United States, Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American.
  • Blowback (intelligence) - Wikipedia — Blowback is a term originating from within the American Intelligence community, denoting the unintended consequences, unwanted side-effects, or suffered repercussions of a covert operation that fall back on those responsible for the aforementioned operations. To the civilians suffering the blowback of covert operations, the effect typically manifests itself as "random" acts of political violence without a discernible, direct cause; because the public—in whose name the intelligence agency acted—are unaware of the effected secret attacks that provoked revenge (counter-attack) against them.[1]
  • Biblical Series II: Genesis 1: Chaos & Order - YouTube — Lecture II in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories from May 23 at Isabel Bader Theatre, Toronto. In this lecture, I present Genesis 1, which presents the idea that a pre-existent cognitive structure (God the Father) uses the Logos, the Christian Word, the second Person of the Trinity, to generate habitable order out of precosmogonic chaos at the beginning of time. It is in that Image that Man and Woman are created -- indicating, perhaps, that it is (1) through speech that we participate in the creation of the cosmos of experience and (2) that what true speech creates is good.
  • 117: Who Is Jordan Peterson? | The Word on Fire Show — Dr. Jordan Peterson, a clinical psychologist and mythology enthusiast, has exploded onto the scene, becoming the world’s most popular intellectual figure in just a few short months. Who is he and what should you know about him? And why have his ideas gained so much traction, especially young men? Over the next couple episodes, Bishop Barron and Brandon Vogt discuss the Jordan Peterson phenomenon and reflect on his work from a Catholic perspective. A listener asks whether it’s fine to use secular mindfulness meditation to relieve anxiety.
  • Jocko Podcast 112 w/ Jordan Peterson — Jocko Podcast 112 w/ Jordan Peterson - Life is Hard. 12 Rules for Life.
  • Jordan Peterson walks through 12 Rules for Life — Rule 1: Stand up straight with your shoulders back
  • Why Are So Many Patients Noncompliant? — • A study of over 75,000 commercially insured patients found that 30% failed to fill a new prescription, and new prescriptions for chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol were not filled 20%-22% of the time.
  • Jordan Peterson walks through 12 Rules for Life — Rule 2: Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping
  • Who is Joseph Campbell? Bios in 3 minutes or less — Joseph Campbell was a 20th century comparative mythologist who looked at the religions and myths of the world and noticed a common thread. His findings would go onto impact cinema forever when filmmakers such as George Lucas used his theories to structure his stories. In this video, Bradley gives a brief overview in three minutes or less.
  • CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Antinomianism — The heretical doctrine that Christians are exempt from the obligations of moral law. The term first came into use at the Protestant Reformation, when it was employed by Martin Luther to designate the teachings of Johannes Agricola and his sectaries, who, pushing a mistaken and perverted interpretation of the Reformer's doctrine of justification by faith alone to a far-reaching but logical conclusion, asserted that, as good works do not promote salvation, so neither do evil works hinder it; and, as all Christians are necessarily sanctified by their very vocation and profession, so as justified Christians, they are incapable of losing their spiritual holiness, justification, and final salvation by any act of disobedience to, or even by any direct violation of the law of God.
  • No More Mr Nice Guy: A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex, and Life: Robert A. Glover: 9780762415335: Books — Originally published as an e-book that became a controversial media phenomenon, No More Mr. Nice Guy! landed its author, a certified marriage and family therapist, on The O'Reilly Factor and the Rush Limbaugh radio show. Dr. Robert Glover has dubbed the "Nice Guy Syndrome" trying too hard to please others while neglecting one's own needs, thus causing unhappiness and resentfulness. It's no wonder that unfulfilled Nice Guys lash out in frustration at their loved ones, claims Dr. Glover. He explains how they can stop seeking approval and start getting what they want in life, by presenting the information and tools to help them ensure their needs are met, to express their emotions, to have a satisfying sex life, to embrace their masculinity and form meaningful relationships with other men, and to live up to their creative potential.
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business: Charles Duhigg: 8601406381322: Books — In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential. At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. As Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.
  • 61: Jordan B. Peterson finally asked about the Catholic Faith - YouTube — 61: Jordan B. Peterson finally asked about the Catholic Faith