lørdag, april 07, 2018

Jordan Peterson: Lift a load

“You can't have the conversation about rights without the conversation about responsibility, because your rights are my responsibility. That's what they are technically. So, you just can't have only half of that discussion. And we're only having half of that discussion.

Then the questions is, 'well what are you leaving out if you're only having that half of the discussion.' And the answer is, 'well, you're leaving out responsibility.' And then the questions is, 'Well, what are you leaving out if you're leaving out responsibility.' And the answer might be: 'Well maybe you're leaving out the meaning of life.'

Here you are, suffering away. What makes it worthwhile? Rights? It's almost impossible to describe how bad an idea that is.

Responsibility. That's what gives life meaning. Lift a load. Then you can tolerate yourself.

Look at yourself. You're useless. Easily hurt. Easily killed. Why should you have any self-respect?

Pick something up and carry it. Make it heavy enough so that you can think, yah, well, useless as I am, at least I can move that from there to there.

For men, there's nothing but responsibility".

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