An Architecture for life #3

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An Architecture for life #3


I have been enjoying the words and thoughts of Jordan Peterson ” the most influential intellectual in Western Civilization now”.  He has an architecture of life and explains it in his book “12 Rules for Life”.   It is sub-titled “an antidote to Chaos”.

Architecture is totally about ordering principles.  The principled approach to your life will bring order that is an antidote to chaos, confusion and dissipation.

The establishment of your personal philosophy and theology are cornerstones of the Architecture for your life. Make them solid, strong and true; The meaning, value and results of your life depend on it.

Peterson is offering his building blocks and they are solid and I think reliable; I am offering some of mine as these posts evolve.

Numbers where provided in my post An Architecture for Life #2, I spent many years  studying considering and choosing what I believed was absolutely true, how things work and who God is.

Jorden Peterson seems not yet sure if god is a construct of the minds of men, a much needed one, he might add. I have made different decision.

You can make your own, that is the glory of being human, and the greatest risk.

What I believe can be reviewed here.


Have you defined your philosophy clearly?

What is your theology?

What is real for you, how do things really work?

What is absolutely true?

Is there a god, and what is that god like?


(image by Mark Parry: The John & Mable Ringling Mansion; Seristoa Florida)


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