In this eight-minute excerpt, Peterson expands on the deeply adventurous side of living a truthful life. “The thing about telling the truth that’s so adventurous, is that you let go of what you want. And you replace it with a hypothesis, it’s the hypothesis of faith. (…) If I tell the truth as carefully as I can, then, whatever happens, is the best that could have possibly happened in that situation.”
If news can be fake and facts have alternatives, how are we to know what’s true anymore? Does a post-truth politics tilt toward tyranny? Join the Aspen Institute and The Cooper Union in association with The Public Theater’s Public Forum for an event featuring Harvard Political Philosopher Michael Sandel leading a debate on the truth in our society.
What is really real? What do you think is real? Pondering the difference may be philosophy’s most daunting pursuit. How could you ever know the difference? Fortunately, our world provides some helpful guides for this journey. Join Hank’s “Crash Course” in exploring Plato’s “Myth of the Cave” and other sources of insight.
Everyone wants to know ‘truth. From atheists to saints, people ponder, what is truth, its meaning, its theories? We argue about truth and fight about it. But what are some of the ideas behind “truth” itself? Featuring interviews with intellectuals Simon Blackburn, Raymond Tallis, John Hawthorne, John Hick, and Michael Shermer.
While we launch rockets into space in search of simple life forms, how likely are we to find aliens more advanced than ourselves?
We often say what we need to say to get the outcome we desire. This motivates lying. Dr. Peterson shares the great adventure in saying the truth and nothing else. Truth reveals the world the way its intended, bringing on the best possible reality.
Whatever makes itself manifest as a consequence of the truth, is the best possible reality.
See why truth offers the best way to deal with unpredictable or strange people. such as Dr. Peterson’s Hells Angels landlord from Montreal.
SHORT COMEDY: One determined math teacher takes on post-truth America.
Why may those who consume meat have up to three times the risk of developing dementia compared with vegetarians? AGEs may be one explanation.
SHORT DRAMA: Jack visits his father in prison. There, he discovers new perspectives on his Dad, the resonant relationship they share and where it could go in the future.
A redemptive mistake is a mistake that teaches and improves a person trying something new. By going where you haven’t been, despite the fresh mistakes you may make, you learn & move forward. See how.