12 RULES FOR LIFE by Jordan Peterson
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THE BLUE TREE

Personal
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  • Do you sometimes compare yourself to others? How does it make you feel?
  • Which is worse, lying to yourself or others? Why?
  • What would be your main rules for life? Think about 2 or 3 at least. 
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part one

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COMPREHENSION

  • ⌚ 0:18 What are the all 12 rules meant to help us with?
  • ⌚ 0:39 What motivated Natan to read Jordan Peterson’s book?
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part two

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COMPREHENSION

  • ⌚ 0:55 What was the first rule?
  • ⌚ 1:12 Why do people compare themselves to others?
  • ⌚ 1:30 What are the disadvantages of comparing yourself to others?
  • ⌚ 2:18 Is social media good for our self-confidence and health? Why?
  • ⌚2:27 Who should we be comparing ourselves to?
  • ⌚2:52 What 4 questions can you ask yourself regarding your progress?
  • ⌚ 3:27 What are the benefits or comparing yourself to your past self rather than others?
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COMPREHENSION

  • ⌚ 3:33 What is the second rule and what makes it so difficult?
  • ⌚ 3:45 What can lying to ourselves do to our progress?
  • ⌚ 4:47 Why is it so important to know and admit to yourself what you really want from life?
  • ⌚ 4:47 What is another way of telling the truth?
  • ⌚ 5:22 Why did Peterson avoid an uncomfortable conversation with his neghbour?
  • ⌚ 5:50 How did the man react at first and what happened later?
  • ⌚ 6:43 What question we might ask ourselves at the end of each day?
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DISCUSSION

  • Which of those two rules do you think is harder to follow?
  • Which is worse, lying to yourself or others? Why?
  • Do you have a working strategy for dealing with  uncomfortable situations?
  • Do you think you could stand your ground like Jordan Peterson while confronting the ex-con biker?
  • What do you think might have happened if Jordan had shown any sign of weakness to the ex-con?
  • What do you think of the idea of giving ourselves scores like Natan does for himself?
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POLL

Which of the Peterson's 12 Rules for Life do you think are the most practical and relevant for you?

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