Jordan Peterson’s Ideological Fallacies

This article was also published on Merion West https://merionwest.com/2020/06/20/does-jordan-peterson-misconstrue-myth/?fbclid=IwAR1deYSuHX0LRkuzheD_7MtDoD4oQjfx3ks4Q8WTolW3-lRI4ukt7WQzjjw Peterson argues that myth is an antidote to ideology. He insists that myth, as opposed to ideology, offers complete truth. By complete truth, he means that mythical narratives can represent the totality of conflicting forces in any given situation. In contrast, ideology is biased and one… Read More Jordan Peterson’s Ideological Fallacies

Ascension

What do we make of the story of the ascension? Matthew and John don’t include the story, nor does Mark. Luke mentions the ascension in his gospel and in Acts. He writes that forty days after his resurrection, Jesus “was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight,” It… Read More Ascension

Easter Reflection: Who else than the Messiah Himself can be born in a grave?

My Good Friday reflection concluded with the parable of the mad man that was written by Frederic Nietzsche back in 1882. The parable is about a man who is perceived mad by the onlookers as he goes around announcing that God is dead. The parable gained incredible popularity in 1960s. Several newspapers and magazines, including… Read More Easter Reflection: Who else than the Messiah Himself can be born in a grave?