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Jordan Peterson's 10th Rule & The Lost Jiukiukwe Tribe


Rule 10: Be Precise in Your Speech.

Here are just a few of the topics we will be covering on this episode about poetry, language, perception, philosophy and anthropology.

  • Robert Frost and Jordan Peterson's differing view on meaning

  • Frost's Mending Wall poem

  • A conundrum from Germany circa 1939

  • The lost Jiukiukwe Indian tribe near the Orinoco

  • The basic nature of language

  • The Second Coming poem by William Butler Yeats

  • What we can learn about precision and clarity from Francis Bacon and Benjamin Franklin

It's an intellectual exploration deep into the headwaters of Peterson's "12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.

POEM ONE: MENDING WALL BY ROBERT FROST

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,

And spills the upper boulders in the sun;

And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.

The work of hunters is another thing:

I have come after them and made repair