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Show summary We discuss “RULE 7 / Pursue what is meaningful (not what is expedient)”, from Jordan B. Peterson’s best-selling book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. In this episode, we examine self-sacrifice, the dangers of expediency and a hypothesis about why evil exists. Show notes - Viewing the Biblical stories through a psychological lens - Understanding sacrifice in a new way - What does “expedient” mean? - What happens when your sacrifice is rejected? - Sharing with your future self - “…the world is revealed to you through the template of your values.” - Is it OK to bring a child into a world full of danger and suffering? - Why does evil exist? - Is lying actually expedient? - Little lies are the seeds of totalitarian regimes

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