Immanuel Kant

1 🔴 Immanuel Kant Quotes – Top Quotes from Immanuel Kant (HD High Quality)

1 jun. 2016

Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who is considered the central figure of modern philosophy. His beliefs continue to have a major influence on contemporary philosophy, especially the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political theory, and aesthetics. (Source: Wikipedia)

Immanuel Kant Quotes
Quote #1 – “We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.”
Quote #2 – “Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.”
Quote #3 – “Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.”
Quote #4 – “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Quote #5 – “All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.”
Quote #6 – “Immaturity is the incapacity to use one’s intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Quote #7 – “He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”
Quote #8 – “Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.”
Quote #9 – “Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved.”
Quote #10 – “Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.”
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2 The Most Enlightenment Immanuel Kant Quotes


7 aug. 2020

Immanuel Kant (born April 22, 1724, Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia) – died February 12, 1804, Königsberg) was a German philosopher and one of the foremost thinkers of the Enlightenment era.
His works and beliefs, especially those on epistemology, metaphysics, political theory, ethics, and aesthetics, had a significant influence on subsequent philosophers and contemporary philosophy.
Kant’s major works include the Critique of Pure Reason (Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1781), the Critique of Practical Reason (Kritik der praktischen Vernunft, 1788), the Metaphysics of Morals (Die Metaphysik der Sitten, 1797), and the Critique of Judgment (Kritik der Urteilskraft, 1790).
He is often considered a central figure in modern philosophy.
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Kant’s Moral Philosophy

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It’s amazing how Prof. Sugrue can take a subject like the Kantiean view of ethics and break it down in a way anyone can understand. Like Einstein once said “If you can’t explain a subject to a six year old then you don’t understand the subject yourself.” I think Professor Sugrue could explain all of these lectures to a class of six year olds and they would completely understand it, sadly I’m still wrapping my mind around the lecture but I understand the importance of Kants view and why we need to apply it in every decision we make. Thank you once again for the lecture Professor.
Star Haze
One of the best lectures yet. It cannot be overstated how important Kant’s conception of the Categorical Imperative was towards shaping the world of Ethical Philosophy post-Enlightenment.
That Time Stamp Guy
0:28 Philosophy of The Enlightment Reaction to Hume Hume – Good is what pleases me Ethics is just opinion 2:28 Religious Pious Kant, German Protestants, Solemn 3:18 Feelings are different from 1 person to another, FEELINGS VARY, e.g. ETHICS VARY, e.g. RIGHT AND WRONG VARY Kant – ACKT 5:04 Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals 5:40 wishing to become The Newton of Morals The World is 2 World of Sense, Phenomina World of Forms, Pneumina 7:23 What are the Rules of Morals? Newton’s World is Not Free Man Is Machine, Bounced by Force 9:51 Universal Law. TRUE here there EVERYWHERE CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE Good Will 11:01 Departing from Hume Hume cares not about Intention Kant wishes to care about Intention 13:00 Intention has a place in legal penalty 13:44 Categorical Imperative 14:07 Reason is a Slave of Passions Reason is an instrument Wants come from elsewhere 15:50 Reason cannot be anything more than an instrument 16:36 Hypothetical Imperative • Specific to you in your specific circumstance If want….Then do…. 17:33 Categorical Imperative Do This, no Ifs or personal wants 18:54 Act so that your action can be Universalized 1. People recognize rules 2. People can improve their morals 20:02 When we do wrong, we want to create exceptions for ME Don’t behave Irrationaly Behave rationally Live up to the rules Maturity, love virtue 24:41 Be More than That Which Desires Responsible Moral Agents 27:27 Politics FROM Morals Leave the state of nature Form the Social Contract
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A profound lecture when Professor Sugrue does the impossible- he makes Kant easy to understand. My college philosophy teacher told me of his own Professor, back in the day, gave him two pages of Kant to read, and told him to highlight with a marker what he didn’t understand. After reading the 2 pages, he told me only one sentence Did Not get highlighted. Now, I have seen frequently for a half year now, viewers praising Prof. Sugrue’s lecture on Marcus Aurelius to the skies. Nothing wrong with that. But I have seen NO comment praising his lecture on Kant. This seems to me hypocritical, because Stoicism is premised on the concept of Virtue, and striving after it as a mean of self-respect. While this Kant lecture is the near- ultimate in logically defining the concept of Virtue. So why so few viewers?
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Mr. Griswold
Great explanation of the topic at hand. Understandable by the beginner, too.
I wish we could hear Dr. Sugrue’s lecture on Kant’s epistemology. Still impressive, by all means.
Conor Mccloskey
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C Spinks
Finally! Someone explained the categorical imperative in a way I could understand!
Roy Bread
Seen a whole lot of these by now. Fantastic lecturer.
Swapnil Sreemani
Reading up on Kant, the timing couldn’t have been better! Thank you
That was a great presentation, and a I really enjoyed the pace and structure of the lecture, although the sophisticated and precise way he speaks, and his impressive but sometimes although a bit arbitrary and exhausted vocabulary.
Dallin Whitmer
Shout out to Dr. Sugrue here for making this content free and accessible, in chat I think an act of following the categorical imperative.
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Arsalan Ahmad
Moral Universality . Two words I take from this lacture… excellent video
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It would be really cool to have these lectured ordered chronologically. Is there a list somewhere?
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2:23 OMG less than three minutes in, and Michael has my brain wrapped around Kant and Hume after 65 years of ignorance. ☯️🕉✡️☸️✝️☪️♒️
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sana mir
Thank you so much for this lecture
Kenneth O'Brien
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Codex Films
What do you think Kant’s answer to the “trolley problem” would be? My undergraduate professor wasn’t too sure and it’s something I’ve always wondered. Thanks for the wonderful lectures!
MR. Phoenix
Quelle vidéo intéressant. Je en désaccord avec certaines des idées de Kant, mais je suis reconnaissant pour vous, professeur.
Alex Constantinou
Did a psychology exam and referenced Kant’s moral philosophy. I wish I had seen this earlier. Such a great mind!
Someguy Overthere
A very excellent overview. Very well done.
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Mark Buckingham
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Gail Spurlock
Thanks for this clear explanation.
night of the world
8:44 Kant’s moral inquisition “Human beings are essentially elaborate soft machines, they’re internal clockworks that do what they do because they have to. Since that’s the nature of the universe as a whole once we adopt Newtonian mechanics as an architectonic perspective on the world—this is what bothers Kant. He says if we live in an entirely determined world of bodies moving through space well then what does it mean to say that this is a good action or that’s a bad action? It simply says that I like this action or that I don’t like that action, it relativizes moral judgment, it subjectivizes moral judgment. It essentially says that there are no moral facts that there are only moral opinions and that the aggregate (the rough generalizations about most moral opinions) are what we call good and evil […] What it does is relativize and subjectivize ethics, turn moral judgement into what Kant calls, a wretched anthropology.”
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Impecable presentation!
Thomas De Quincey
Kant codified what we already knew and challenged us with it.
Thanks for posting Doc! Philosophy allows us to live a richer fuller life.
Thiago Stéfano
Lovely classes.
night of the world
6:15 Kant: Newton of the moral world “Kant is a metaphysical thinker. What I mean by metaphysical thinker is a thinker that splits the cosmos; splits the world into two parts. This is somewhat analogous to the distinction Plato makes in the Divided Line, between the world of sense and the world of the forms —some world outside of space and time. Kant believes that there’s some similar distinction in ontology—there’s a noumenal world and a phenomenal world.”
Charles Justice
“The kind of thing that we teach to six year olds every day.” Exactly!
Duane Nielsen
“There is nothing easier to improve than other peoples morals.”
Sqorch Presents
Right now Kant is my favorite philosopher. He caught my attention with his Transcendental Idealism, it’s so fascinating to me. And now I’m learning about Categorical Imperatives, which I might not agree with 100%, but it’s still relevant in majority situations. I applaud Dr. Sugrue for explaining things so clearly. And he literally lectured for 45 minutes straight by memory that’s how well he knows this topic.
sikander dube
My favourite professor.
Fascinating lecture! So it seems Kant’s Categorical Imperative is the Enlightenment philosophy’s secular rebranding of the Golden Rule – ‘…do unto others…’ (Matthew 7:12; Luke 6:36).
Anas Shahari
Best lecture! Does Dr. Surgue have a lecture on the theories of Habermas?
david fost
I’m always looking for new interesting lectures on Psychology/Philosophy, please let me know if you guys have any recommendations, would be highly appreciated
Ottavio Colombo
Nice account of Kant’s moral philosophy and effective presentation. I only wonder to what extent is true that his is an attempt to translate Judeo-Christian morals in a rational format. First of all, as far as I know christian religion was born out of a contrast with Judaic religion and the universalistic love trait is mostly Christian. Secondly, and more importantly, was really Kant a religious believer? I think there are many hints, disguised enough to protect him from at the time active censorship, that he actually despised religion. The attempt of developing an objective moral criterion is not necessarily related with religion; the idea that we share a common psychological bedrock that allows to generalize the affective value of actions is rather intuitive and pairs with his simultaneous belief that our experiences rest on a common perceptual-logical framework given by space-time plus categories. Both on the moral field and on the experiential field he disagrees with Hume and on both fields the argument is the same: experience is objective, whether it’s active behavior of passive knowledge. I think neuroscience provides some evidence that supports Kant’s view and allows to discard as pathological Hume’s one…
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Your lecture on Marcus Aurelius is one of the best YT vids EVER.
Kants’s achievement seems to be exactly what Dr Sugrue ends on. We choose to believe in the morality and that is Kants vital component, belief. but that doesn’t contradict with Hume’s feeling origin of morals. They are both right. Moral conscience is a question of feeling and belief. They both utilized reason but morality is clearly beyond the limits of reason. If it was then moral laws could be overtly expressed and the “good will” would be defined through intellect. Reason tells you how make moral judgement but not why. Love these videos!
Leroux van der Hoven
Excellent. Thank you. However, what is confusing (as a new student of philosophy) is that so much credit is given to Kant for his contribution in formulating the Categorical Imperative, but to me it sounds remarkably similar to Jesus’s teaching: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” Why do Kant get all the credit? I’m genuinely curious….
Om Prakash
Amazing articulation
Ministry of Truth
I’ve always considered Kant’s moral imperative to be sophmoric. For a guy who contributes a lot to philosophy he simply got stuck in this area to have a consistent and coherent philosophy.
Ashutosh Singh
Please arrange all your lectures in to playlists
It seems what Kant calls hypothetical vs categorical imperatives would better be described as conditional vs unconditional imperatives. And Kant is apparently unsettled by Hume’s idea that all imperatives are conditional. So Kant seems to merely assert and describe an unconditional imperative without first proving that it actually objectively exists. He expects us to accept his idea of an unconditional imperative merely because he wants it to be so. This is an excellent lecture but if it accurately presents the ideas of Kant then it leaves me very unimpressed by Kant.
Been waiting for this one.. finally out let’s go!!!
max spencer
This man is just so articulated and a sort of genius in dismantling complex , dry , monotonous philosophy for someone who isn’t expertise in the field . thanks sir
Suning Chen
Wow, I wonder why there is no contemporary depiction for Kant such as a biopic, I really wanna see one, Immanuel Kant is such a great man.
Fyb Drilltime
My new hobby exploring things I’ve never even thought about it’s so satisfying
night of the world
So Kant’s distinction between “hypothetical imperative” and “categorical imperative” is essentially cutting the IF statement off of the hypothetical imperative (if thirsty, then drink). The categorical would be like a “demand from above” right—a sort of divine law/supreme injunction that we must obey.
Siebe Albers
14:12 reason is a slave of the passions; reason is an instrument to satisfy desires; desires are not rationally determined 34:37 For plato the man is metafoor for republic
Patricio Cordova
Margaret Manfredo
Pretty Powerful !
Andy Taylor
Thank you professor
Ramesh Ramakrishnan Iyer
Fig leaf = Human – So Elegant. WOW. One of your best lectures Dr Sugrue. So much to learn . Incredibly useful.
This lecture is categorically imperative!
Francis km
Excellent 🙏
Iraqi Sailor
He really likes kant 😁, the first philosopher that hadn’t been criticized in these lectures.
Such an awesome speaker. And Love your profile pic!!
Pablo A
Incredibly engaging speaker. Great discovery. The Jordan Peterson of philosophy…
Jinu John
Thank you waiting for this lecture
thank you foarte mult!
i got to the end of this lecture and never once grew bored or felt that it dragged on. with a lecture of this length and material of this depth, that is quite the notable achievement.
Synapsid Digital
Thank you Dr. Sugrue
Daniel Pincus
I’m sure I’m not the only viewer out here who wishes that the time the dates and venues of these lectures would be clearly stated. I’ve rarely run across a personality with an online presence about whom dates of anything are not available.
Kevin Rombouts
All Kant has done has reminded us all of the Golden Rule which appears in all the major world religions. We teach it to our children because deep down we kniw to ignore it harms human flourishing on an individual, societal and international basis. It’s ” common sense”. What’s the big deal? People don’t want to believe it but they are afraid that it may point to God’s imprint upon us all as creatures made in God’s image. Hume and Nietzsche can try and argue around and away from it but in a deep place IF THEY ARE HONEST, they will know they are lying.
Watchme Grow
Duncan Morin
I Kant believe how good this channel is
Pablo Tenorio
sebold Daniel
Kant was the first to suggest that spiral nebulas were universes of their own (galaxies). That is far more important than serving religion.
Vincent Jasper
The interpretation of the categorical imperative as a reformulation of the “golden rule” misses the whole point. Kant explicitly argued against this. If you just act a certain way because you want others to treat you the same, you still act out of a selfish desire. When you follow the categorical imperative, you act in a way, where you could want the underlying maxime of your action to be a universal law, independetly of that universal law being of any benefit to yourself. The famous example of the friend who hides from the murderer shows this: I dont want others to tell the truth to a murderer when i am hiding from one, yet i should still do it myself.
Enjoyed this one
night of the world
10:55 “The intention of your action is the standard by which we are going to judge it.” Now.. to discern naive intentions and overt negligence.
Tim Polidor
Been waiting for this
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
The humor portion of this lecture: 19:19
I am a beast who will feed himself to the point of vomit and piss, yet here I am, fully embracing these lectures, I sit beside you my friend, soaked in piss, questioning my bowl movements, rubbing ones chin, agreeing with the basic sensible sentiments, forever being a degenerate never questioning why, always ignorant, always comfortable.
Rajarshi Ghoshal
Wow, I finally found the perfect channel in youtube
harle nock
Hume’s hypothetical categories, or “if”s, are replaced with “what if”s in Kantian imperative categories. This does not make the question of ethics ‘universal’ but rather a choice of a different language game. Both Hume’s ‘natural’ and Kant’s ‘divine’ concepts, and their various combinations with the concept of ‘rational’, are linguistic axioms, so their validity can only be established by a form of acceptance within a given historical, cultural or conditional society. Good lecture nevertheless.
Brent Neenan
When will they post a new one?
“Coelum stellatum supra me, lex moralis intra me”. Kant never admits the existance of God’s revelation as well as the fact that God creates the universe and human. Then do the universe and moral law exist by themselves without the GREAT CREATOR ? Very nice lecture, thanks very much for the insight, Professor Michael Sugrue.
Michael K
To be a moral relativist is to be completely insane. How hard is it to understand for some people that stealing, killing, beating, raping, cheating, stalking etc is objectively immoral? If it is not obvious for someone then he is completely sick in his mind and soul. Absolute peak of insanity.
Animal Robot
that was great. thanks
Stephen Molinari
My Categorical Imperative for understanding a particular philosophy is to watch one of Dr. Sugrue’s videos on the subject.
Blaine Brownrigg
Always remember his theory because of its objection…the inquiring murderer.
Sonar Bangla
Do unto others as you expect others to do unto you, endorsed by all subsequent thinkers/prophets. 11,000 years ago Krishna solved the moral issue discussed in this video, in the name of Christianity, since Jesus learned it while he was visiting India. Before him Buddha endorsed it. Mentioned in Mahabharata, it was endorsed by the Kuru, who destroyed Krishna’s Yadava tribe after Kurukshetra war 1500-1200 bc.
Kants writing is all but opaque, like Hegel and Derrida, I find for these philosophers it is better to understand them through the voice of others who have suffered through the tedium of analyzing their work than it is to slam one’s own head into the wall that is their writing unguided.
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Matthew C.
what year were these videos recorded? It has like strong late 80s vibes
Instant sub. Thank you.
Robert Wilks
Kant’s categorical imperative sounds a lot like the Golden Rule.
Would Kant have believed that higher morality would prevail and merge the world into a monoculture, a kind of inevitable “Heat death of human cultures” as humanity as a whole becomes a single moral agent? Or would diversity and compromise always push back and cause conflict that prevents a true League of All Nations? Should we value different cultures with their flaws or seek to correct them according to this philosophy? It’s something I think about a lot – If some cultures are delivering both right and wrong ideas, then certainly all of them are due to human fallibility, I think – but I think from what was said in this video that Kant believes there is a correct culture for everyone. Anyways, thank you for the video, and I’ll definitely be watching more of these.
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Ryan S
Thank You!
Peter Babicki
It does seem like low hanging fruit; a mob boss murdering someone – because we live in a society that condemns murder. Let’s say I want to become a carpenter. I don’t want everyone else to become a carpenter, because society would collapse. Should I not become a carpenter? I can even tackle the murder one. I might murder someone, a rapist perhaps, and say that if I were doing what they were doing, I’d want someone to murder me too. Perhaps I’ve missed something. I appreciate the lecture all the same. These videos are fantastic.
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Bhekumuzi Ntabeni
00:35:55 🎶 For he’s a jolly good fellow 🎶
13:20 No, it still will be a criminal act by most countries law, as a criminal negligence or culpable negligence. And IMO most types of endangerments are morally wrong. There might even be a subconscious intention to case harm.
John M
‘if you want a hamburger, go to Burger King’ – this is what we really came here to learn
John F
“Monty you terrible Kant” is a famous quote from Withnail & I.
Charles Edward Andrew Lincoln IV
Do others have links to the quotations mentioned here? Such as from Gutenberg online?
L'or Noir
Listen to this video without watching the screen, and notice how similar he sounds to Rodney Mullen 🤯
Spilka Furtseva
Johnny, what if everyone just transgressed the categorical imperative ?
George Melitsis
Tooth & Fang
Legit need to slow this down to 0.75 playback speed. Sugrue becomes so excited on his content.
Alex V
Such a good kant
Teacher – What if everybody did that? Johnny – Than I would be pretty stupid not to do it, wouldn’t I?
Kant was trying to retrofit Christian ideals to morality. He had an ulterior motive and not acting unbiased. The categorical imperative is a last ditch effort to revive the power of the church and its authority on the average man. Long live Hume!
Owen Jones
Jack Taylor
Everytime i hear about kants philosophy the more i realize he was just a spiteful theologist trying to justify his obsession with gods morals using post hoc.
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First Al
Kants moral theory is common sensical. Humes view is just taking an idea ( real it may be ) to an absurd length
Sage Sarabia
This geek makes his parents proud.
Jon Martin
Send this man to Joe Rogan
Paul Marr
deeper than the Mariana Trench. Human thought is undefeated
Fyb Drilltime
It got real around the 21 minute mark lol
Amazing speech. I have to say, I want everyone to stop paying taxes, so that the governments of the world will grind to a halt.
Take a shot every time something bothers Kant. You won’t survive ten minutes
Jordan Washington
Making simple things complicated and then simple again. Do unto others.
Pablo A
I wonder what Prof. Sugrue would think of the objectivist position on Kant. ‘One of Kant’s major goals was to save religion (including the essence of religious morality) from the onslaughts of science. His system represents a massive effort to raise the principles of Platonism, in a somewhat altered form, once again to a position of commanding authority over Western culture.’ Leonard Peikoff.
Faramarz Motamedian
Hi everyone, Does eny one knows the date and place of the lecture?
Theo Hirsch
2 points. 1) We may not have free will. The universe may be deterministic, but for us to say that, we would have to accept that we were inevitably bound to arrive at that conclusion. If we were inevitably bound to arrive at that conclusion, then we would have lacked he potential to perform a test that could have distinguished between it being an inevitable conclusion that is RATIONAL and an inevitable conclusion that isn’t rational but only appears to be). This doesn’t eliminate determinism, but it does prove that it is logically invalid to call any conclusion “rational” because there in the deterministic universe “rational” is a superfluous adjective regarding an inevitable conclusion, and therefore it is not allowed to be used, according to the logical rules that we have about unfalsifiable claims, and superfluous appellations. 2) If the multi-words view of the universe is explored, there can be free will without affecting the materialistic determinism of the multiverse. A “free will choice” occurring at a given instant of time could have the result of simply steering an individual into one reality among all of the multiple worlds that are adjacent. Whether the universe that we observe flows into one or another of a set of equally allowed worlds is absolutely not contingent on the physical state of the universe at the point of the choice. Therefore, the multi worlds concept is a materialistic model when all possibilities are viewed as a continuum, but it is not materialistic regarding the path that your conscious mind follows. The path of consciousness is not materialistically deterministic even though the sum of the paths may be.
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Allen Anderson
Holy crap. Morality isn’t a philosophy. It’s an inheritance.
The Golden Rule
Came here to watch this after reading “On the Metaphysics of Morals” because it seemed to be just awful, nonsensical philosophy and I figured I’d misunderstood. Nope, turns out, Kant was just way too biased to understand that he was building his philosophy on his own emotions and beliefs.
Now where was this when I was taking Philosophy 101
Jack Teare
In the ” mafia hitman. ” Does he not justify his actions by believing he has the moral high ground. The person that they are dispensing with are morally bankrupt and he is providing a service? Will in the back of his mind also be ” he who lives by the sword dies by the sword ” in the knowledge he could be taken out at anytime?
Maxwell McIsaac
I do agree Kant gave input, but arguably the greatest of the German Idealist thinkers? Hegel produces a much deeper logic system that actually does kill the gap between Continental and Analytical philosophy.
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Nathan Thomas
I have always hated system-philosophers for this reason. Newtonian physics requires a constant speed of light. The speed of light is different when over an extreme concentration of lead. The speed of light is different over Africa so Kantian morality is different there too
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
Plato often tried out his ideas before his dog Pluto.
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
No, but if you hit him with the brick there will still be a lawsuit no matter what the intention.
Don Lemon
There’s guys like this. Then there’s woke Karen’s who are like “I think everyone should just do what makes them happy”.
Healer Lee
Anyone know the intro song? i keep coming back for it
Eulices Nicot
This discussion was great… but the saliva sounds make both Jung and Kant agree on immoral acts.
Joe McFarland
Philosophy: the study of making up problems
publius ovidius
Problem is that all social animals follow rules and show certain restraints of behavior in certain situations. If there are too many rule breakers the evolutionary fitness of the social species is weakened. Humans are not special in that regard. The major difference is they can rationalize about it. Another problem is the degree of unconscious factors that are being shown to seriously curtail the idea of human freedom of choice. So many of the underpinnings of Kant and Christian ethics are delusional.
Justin Levy
So Kant is largely treat others as you’d like to be treated.
I shouldn’t have clicked on this at 3AM… it’s far too interesting to click away from…
Michael Kean
29:00 humans, dolphins and bonobos are the only animals that do it for pleasure, so how does curbing the appetite “seperate us from the animals.”? If anything it makes us more like them.
I feel sorry for the cameraman…
RP McCabe
Hume is right. The only thing Kant doesn’t understand is the utility of religion. Ironically, you can’t fully believe in it if you understand it as a utility. Memes and genes.
Carefully Considered
I don’t understand why Kant believes noumena exist. How does he know? What does it even mean?
Daniela Alarcon
Es difícil encontrar un comentario que no sea de asombro por la existencia del video
George Tufeanu
Talking about morals of Woodrow Wilson ! The speaker talk about president’s moral values and his wish to apply Kantian laws. Well, maybe he doesn’t know or forget that Wilson drag US in WW I and this was done quite in a hurry almost surprising for everybody as he turned his way from the will of freedom to the quick pursuit to war. It’s now well known that he was blackmailed with his ex relation to a woman, into agreeing going to war ! So much about Woodrow Wilson categorical Imperative and his moral values !
Trash_ VTEC
That intro music go hard 🔥on bro n nem.
Casey Crowe
But isn’t the teacher acting heteronomously by telling Johnny to give the toy back, giving lip service to Kantian ethics (Golden rule), because what he actually wants is peace and quiet, a low stress job with well-behaved kids? By training our kids in Kantian ethics, aren’t we slaves to our passions—in the case, the emotional desire for the calm and inner peace of well-behaved kids who don’t fight? So, final question, was Hume right all along—is reason a slave to passion and impulse? 😏😏
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Justin Case
Where are these intellectuals on today’s topics that threaten to take awsy people’s liberties and freedoms. It seems these experts in foundations of ethics are drowned out or not speaking out the forces that undermine the progress in rights and freedoms. Why is that? Are these intellectuals censored, ignored or are they content to merely blather on about these topics to students and nothing else outside of academia? Either way good to see this is widely available.
Quantum Fizzics
To not treat others as just a means to an end, but as the end.
Aaron Matzkin
Negligent homicide, or involuntary manslaughter is a criminal charge brought against a person who, through criminal negligence, allows another person to die. No intent, but the person who left the brick on the ledge, or the one that knocked it over may be criminally liable for the death of the victim according to US statutes.
watson Black
Kant was wrong tho. as was hume. morals can’t come from reason ultimately
Dean Hettig
To say without an income tax the government would cease to exist is a very irrational thing to say… bad example but great presentation overall 😉
Drog .NDTrax
The mediocre summaries wouldn’t be as bad if they weren’t littered with meaningless and irrelevant asides about “German writers being more forbidding” or other such stupidities.
Purple Top Turnip
I tried…I couldn’t…🙏 It’s wierd, it’s like just when I’m getting bored, he grabs me…
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Saim Bhat
Ironically, I don’t think kant’s idea gives way for universal moral system, but in fact gives way for moral relativity like anything else. Say a group of people who believe in concepts like social Darwinism, and believes that the fittest group (In sense of those people able to subjugate others are right to do so), they do actually follow kant’s categorical imperative, though it is not the type of morality which kant wants
Almost sounds like Carl Sagan if you close your eyes.
Dylan Kinzer
get this man a glass of water
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
If you want x, y, and z, then wait for Santa Claus.
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
Some morals taste better than others.
Because the Internet
Emmanuel Kant was a real pissant, who was rarely ever stable
Jarrod Yuki
it should be against international law to teach kant philosophy his grave must be destroyed and he must be erased from history. his ideology is even worse than nazism.
Jarrod Yuki
1. deontologists are my worst enemy 2. globalists are second.
Spilka Furtseva
Johnny hasn’t even read Kant.
Pankaj Dey
You kant ignore his lectures.
Walter Shobchak was right.
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
What about the child who breaks the toy before giving it back?
Kyle Medeiros
Kant touch this
First Al
Or reason reason tell you to go to Starbucks and steal someone’s coffee in the counter
Jetstream Sam
is that american comedian Adam Friedland?
Michael Jones
I Kant understand this
Wainda Youngthain
I have never seen any living days of no change since it’s the democratic supposed to be in no way out, there are ways of manipulation and lies 😔, how’s freedom ? On self prevention with laws advantageous for self opinion☹️.
ninstar 81
Mutuality of the micro and macro psyche?
Why do we need free will for the categorical imperative to work ?
I think Kant was kool.
Thomas Dichmont
Actually we would punish the worker negligence is not a defence
First Al
CATEGORICAL imperative sounds a lot like Rawls veil
Smart people use so many filler words and it’s a bore
Don R. Mueller, Ph.D.
Kant wasn’t MexiKan’t.
youtube thinks im smart or something, dude im stupid af
Elena Ra.
No power point!
Nick Keesey
Koni Liliana Venero Escobar
7:40 coff coff in the middle of the lecture 😂😅 it seems to be from a women
James C
adam friedland ladies and gentlemen
Adam Friedland?
Chico Anísio
Birger Halvorsen
Immanuel Kant? You ‘avin a laff!
WHy this look like its from the 40s lul
Michael Scott
Can someone help me? Where did Dr. Sugrue begin to compare the categorical imperative to the golden rule?
Elio Corderoy
anyone else thought this was Weird Al Yankovic
Robert Chadis
Sabertooth Wallaby
Yeah you lost me. Not everyone thinks they should be the exception to a rule. And the fed use of income tax is ineffective, corrupt, and dishonest.
Christopher Wooten
Morals guided by religion = no bueno
Sage Sarabia
The way this guy smacks his mouth is annoying. Someone Get this guy some water!!

3 TOP 20 Immanuel Kant Quotes

14 dec. 2017

TOP 20 Immanuel Kant Quotes.
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“Do the right thing because it is right.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:00)

“Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:07)

“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:14)

“If the truth shall kill them, let them die.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:21)

“Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:28)

“Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:35)

“The wise man can change his mind; the stubborn one, never.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:42)

“You only know me as you see me, not as I actually am.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:49)

“Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.”
— Immanuel Kant (00:56)

“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:03)

“Beneficence is a duty.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:10)

“The death of dogma is the birth of morality.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:17)

“Patience is the strength of the weak, impatience is the weakness of the strong.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:24)

“Dare to think!”
— Immanuel Kant (01:31)

“There is nothing higher than reason.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:38)

“Always treat people as ends in themselves, never as means to an end.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:45)

“Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:52)

“Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.”
— Immanuel Kant (01:59)

“Nature, when left to universal laws, tends to produce regularity out of chaos.”
— Immanuel Kant (02:06)

“But a lie is a lie, and in itself intrinsically evil, whether it be told with good or bad intents.”
— Immanuel Kant (02:13)

Music credit: Easy Day – Kevin MacLeod

4 Kant’s Ethics

11 nov. 2016

Kant’s Ethics, Introduction to Philosophy, Fall 2016

5 Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

29 nov. 2017

Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

6 From Kant to Hegel

4 dec. 2017

From Kant to Hegel, Introduction to Philosophy, Fall 2017

7 – 10 Life Lessons From Immanuel Kant (Kantianism)

2 dec. 2020

In this video we will be talking about 10 Life Lessons From Immanuel Kant. Immanuel Kant is considered to be one of the greatest German philosophers and one of the central Enlightenment thinkers of all time. His philosophy is called Kantianism.

So here are 10 Life Lessons From Immanuel Kant –
01. Do not treat others as merely means
02. Fight for freedom
03. Respect animals
04. Act from duty
05. Have your own moral law
06. Never lie
07. Become worthy of happiness
08. Do not base your morality on religion
09. Do not let people step on you
10. Get busy

I hope you enjoyed watching the video and hope these 10 life lessons from Immanuel Kant will add value to your life.

Immanuel Kant lived in the 18th century and is considered to be one of the greatest German philosophers and one of the central Enlightenment thinkers of all time. His philosophical revolution was to place the human at the center of the philosophical study of knowledge, morality, and beauty. He deeply believed that reason is the root of morality. His thoughts on the relationship between reason and human experience led to the notion of “procedural humanism” or “Kantian humanism”.
The work of Immanuel Kant is still relevant today as the humanistic values of Western culture are deeply influenced by the Kantian moral philosophy. His philosophy is called Kantianism
The fundamental idea of Kant’s “critical philosophy” – especially in his three Critiques: the Critique of Pure Reason (1781, 1787), the Critique of Practical Reason (1788), and the Critique of the Power of Judgment (1790) – is human autonomy. He argues that human understanding is the source of the general laws of nature that structure all our experience; and that human reason gives itself the moral law, which is our basis for belief in God, freedom, and immortality.

8 PHILOSOPHY: Immanuel Kant

13 nov. 2015

Immanuel Kant was acutely aware of living in an age when philosophy would need to supplant the role once played by religion. This helped him to arrive at his most famous concept: the ‘categorical imperative.’ If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide):
“Immanuel Kant is a philosopher who tried to work out how human beings could be good and kind – outside of the exhortations and blandishments of traditional religion. He was born in 1724 in the Baltic city of Königsberg, which at that time was part of Prussia, and now belongs to Russia (renamed Kaliningrad)…”


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“I wish I had had this book as a student—it is so much more helpful and interesting than anything else on the subject. Tim Hull offers an engaging, clear, and utterly unpretentious introduction to modern thought and modern philosophy for theologians, while at the same time giving a sophisticated and fresh reading of the history of thought. A great achievement.”
—Karen Kilby, Durham University

“Dr. Hull is a gifted teacher who has produced a convincing case for understanding theology within the bigger context of philosophy. He produces masterly studies of Kant, Hegel, Barth, Pannenberg, and others, each from a fresh angle. The book abounds in homely illustrative anecdotes and short readable sections. The incarnation and Trinity receive a rightful place. Reading the book to the end will be amply rewarded.”
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“Tim Hull’s book displays his wonderful gift for making profound and influential ideas accessible and enjoyable to think deeply about. With clarity, creativity, humor, and illuminating exposition of the metaphors at the heart of their projects, he shows persuasively that key figures in modern Western philosophy must be understood as religious thinkers, and that several major thinkers in modern Christian theology cannot be adequately understood apart from them.”
—Ben Fulford, University of Chester

“Tim Hull’s conversational style, coupled with crystal clear thinking, forms a perfect introduction to the long, intertwined history of philosophy and theology. A thoroughly enjoyable and thought-provoking read.”
—Isabelle Hamley, Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury

“The dominant trends in modern theology were largely shaped by the intellectual movements of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Recognizing the need for an accessible guide to the key figures and movements, Timothy Hull has produced a lively and informative introduction which should prove of much assistance to students.”
—David Fergusson, University of Edinburgh

10 Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, Robert Paul Wolff Lecture 1

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11 Kant’s Ethics 1

18 sep. 2011

The first video in Dr. Richard Brown’s discussion of Kant’s deontology. In this video we discuss Kant’s argument that the only thing with intrinsic value is the Good Will

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13 Kant’s Ethics 5

18 sep. 2011

The fifth video in Dr. Richard Brown discussion of Kant’s deontology. In this video we continue our discussion of The Categorical Imperative.

14 Ridiculous Flying Carpets Prank

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6 mei 2012

Flying carpet salesman is trying to convince people his carpets do indeed fly… and then proves his point when his buddy shows up flying around with his newly purchased carpet. Probably none of the victims actually believed he was flying, except maybe the guy in red, but it’s nice to see their “just WTF is going on here” face.
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15 Police Incidents, Runaway Dogs, & Ruined Photo Shoots | JFL Throwback Pranks

6 feb. 2020

This week, we opened up the JFL Vault to take a look back to when we pretended to lose our dog, faked a gruesome injury, and discovered just how risky it is to photobomb.
Filmed in Montreal, Quebec Welcome to the world-famous  channel, where we pull public pranks on unsuspecting Montreal residents and tourists.

25 years Innocent behind bars

39 years Innocent behind bars

30 years Innocent behind bars

6 years Innocent behind bars

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7 to 13 years innocent behind bars

9 boys 13 to 17 years old – innocent behind bars

Age 14, Executed innocent via electric chair!!!!

43 years Innocent behind bars

Veel te lang heb ik geloofd
dat jij doet wat jij beloofd
als een kind nam ik jou hand
en volgde maar jou mooie woorden.
Elke vrucht die jij me gaf
leek zo mooi tot de eerste hap
toen bleek alles rottig van binnen
de pijn kon beginnen
ik was schuldig

Ik word stil als je mij verraderlijk kust
ik word stil jij verdraaid de liefde met l***
je lijkt een engel maar je bent het niet
je bent verstoten uit de hemel

Je bent een wolf in schaapskleren
alles wat jij aanraakt sterft
ik lijk me niet te kunnen weren
ik kom niet los uit jou web

onzichtbaar in de media
sta jij met jou leugens klaar
in woord en beeld verleid jij de mensen
en niemand lijkt jou te herkennen

alles wat onschuldig was
en zo mooi als zuiver glas
is nu vernield
met wanhoop bezield
en lijkt nu voor altijd bedorven

ik word gek als ik denk aan wie je bent
ik word gek nu ik jou motieven ken


je lijkt een engel maar je bent het niet
je bent verstoten uit de hemel

Je bent een wolf in schaapskleren
alles wat jij aanraakt sterft
ik lijk me niet te kunnen weren
ik kom niet los uit jou web

ik val neer en schreeuw naar God
dit gevecht maakt mijn hart kapot
vergeef me maak me vrij
want jezus u bent sterker dan hij
Je bent een wolf in schaapskleren
alles wat jij aanraakt sterft
maar ik weet me te weren
iemand is sterker dan jij

Je bent een wolf in schaapskleren
alles wat jij aanraakt sterft
maar weet me te weren
iemand is sterker dan jij

Je bent een wolf in schaapskleren
alles wat jij aanraakt sterft
maar ik weet me te weren
iemand is sterker dan jij

maar ik weet me nu te weren
iemand is sterker dan jij

maar ik weet me nu te weren
iemand is sterker dan jij

How To Avoid The Trap Of Victimhood When Life Gets Hard | Jordan Peterson at Cambridge

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2 apr. 2022

Full Q&A coming soon. From the address at Caius College –
Dr. Peterson recently traveled to the UK for a series of lectures at the highly esteemed Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. This was the first of said lectures.
After some remarks on Cambridge’s beauty and rich history, Dr. Peterson examines the significance and history of clinical psychology. Drawing from the likes of Carl Rogers, Freud, Maslow, and Jung, this lecture investigates free speech, the value of structure, ways to approach mental illness, Jordan’s clinical experience, active listening, relationships, and the golden rule for conflict management.
Gaige Patrick
I have no idea what kind of hell I would be in if I didn’t stumble into your wisdom Dr. JP. Now, 3 books and many lectures later, I’m a new man.
Brilliant. So pleased and encouraged that Dr Peterson is again increasingly accessible to our culture in this time of such great need for truth and wisdom.
Dana Carangi
My life would be in absolute hell if I hadn’t discovered Dr. Peterson. This man has been sent by God at this time for this time. Thank you for your wisdom.
Fernando Cintra
“Distinguish between the part of you that can despite of this, and the part of you that can’t because of this”. How happy are those who can bask upon this man’s words. Thank you Dr. Peterson
Mathematical Metaphysics
The dual antidotes to “victimhood” are perseverance and gratitude 😌💭☘
Today’s videos are very applicable to me. I was a mother and wife with a history of abuse and now I am learning about who I truly am. It took some “hell” to get to this point, but I am so grateful to finally be on this path! Thank you for these words of guidance and wisdom.
Peter Sutton
This is so powerful for me. For 12 years as a firefighter, the boss of a London fire station, I had horrible anxiety, fear of everything all of the time. I didn’t take sick leave because I knew I was good at my job and no way was I going to roll over and give up. The only relief I got from my problems came when there was a “shout”, an emergency that took my attention off myself and made me look elsewhere. It was a tough time and I needed help to recover but now I’m 66, I work in Spain as a skydive cameraman and I have learned Spanish language well enough to speak with friends, I probably sound to them like a 5 year old 😂 The message? Never give up and never allow yourself to make excuses because life is beautiful and you are stronger than you believe.
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The Wolf
“I learn to be afraid of the right thing.” … “You should be afraid of contaminating your soul with deceit.” … What fantastic pearls of wisdom to apply to your own life.
The Ghibli Girl
I am currently sinking in the depths of my darkest days, I am realizing my family has only been using me and I am struggling to succeed in my studies despite bad relationships and events. With great difficult but determination, I am trying to avoid the trap of victimhood when it is calling me. I desperately needed this kind of wise father-like talk to wake me up and get my act together.
Sic the Jake
“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
Nimryl Chee
How to avoid being a victim? Talk to people. Understand you really aren’t on your own and understand that everyones problems no matter how big or how small are relative to them or just circumstance. No one is greater or lesser, just different.
Migue Tran
Realize that life unfolds in chapters and you’ll have bad moments but that too shall pass. Ultimately you are fully responsible for your own well being.
One Of You
Dr. Peterson, I would like to personally thank you for helping me out of attempted suicide and terrible depression. Your advice in one of your lectures on YouTube about starting very small (If you still can’t do it, then the step is too big) is slowly and positively changing my life. You taught me so much and still do. Thank you.
Breath of fresh air to hear someone articulate common sense and logic
James Germaine
I’ve been avoiding victimhood since I was a very young child. And believe me I see and felt things I’d say 99% of you at least, could never imagine. Victimhood is like self diagnosing yourself with an ‘eternal,’ mental illness.
Laurence Le Bail Simon
Jordan Peterson does’t hide the hell, to speak like him, that threaten us from inside, yet he draws such a path for hope when he underlines that free speech looking for truth and reciprocity is the only way really sustainable ! He’s not just an intellectual, but a wisdom speaker, with so much real spirit ! that’s why I feel so grateful to him (sorry if my english is not correct)
I just went through this. Had my life fall apart and was angry, resentful, and wanted revenge on the people responsible. Took almost 2 years to get out of it. It took time. Dealing with it was hard, so I didn’t for the longest time. Im not sure if the stagnation was needed, but it’s wonderful to not hate the world.
Rubim Ellmelech
The victim mindset dilutes the human potential, by not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them, so you must take personal responsibility, you cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself, that is something you have charge of, so rise up and take control of your life.
bri ski
I’m 23 and suffered with M.E and fibromyalgia for 12 years, and genuinely everything Jordan just said is absolute facts and told so eloquently
Jay Phillips
Dear Mr Peterson, your first comment struck a very resonant chord. I have gone through an incredibly painful divorce where a lot of lies have been told about me and consequently I have pretty much lost everything. Including my children. The one thing I undertook from the outset was that I would tell the truth, whether it reflected well upon me or not. Initially, I foolishly believed that justice was a thing rather than the quest to “win”. I went through some very dark phases in this process but the amazing thing about being open and honest is that it rewards you in a way that I hadn’t truly understood. I am able to look at myself in the mirror. I told the truth I live an honest life and I damn well like what I see. Now my accusors have to live with and continue to promulgate their lies for the rest of their lives whilst I have been freed by the truth. Not just in the words that I said but also in the ability to repeat the action in the future. I tell people exactly what I think of them I am (often brutally) honest about myself and I love it. I have over the years listened to many of your lectures and I am a better person for doing so. I clean my intellectually, spiritual and emotional rooms on a regular basis. I do not consider self-reflection to be a selfish or egotistical action any longer and I have rediscovered an inner peace I thought I had lost in my marriage to my ex-wife. Truth, in all its incarnations, has been the catalyst. Thank you!
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Mr. Peterson i am happy to inform you that “Do Not Lie”, “Slay the Dragon on It’s Lair”, and “Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today” has become the official rules in me and my girlfriend’s relationship. Thank you so much Mr. Peterson. We’re not even living in western hemisphere, but your teaching echoes through any barrier.
NOT Eight Thoughts
These comments are truly remarkable and heartwarming. Dr Peterson has done so much to help people. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. I would like to commend those that had the courage to act on the teaching of Dr Peterson. Taking action in the face of adversity and trouble is something to be admired. Awesome.
Bob Sullivan
Love to Jordan Peterson ❤ So happy you’re back and that your family is well! 🙏🏼
Less More
Victimhood is the simultaneous pass card to both sympathetic attention & the soap box of sanctimonious moral posturing. Both of which are trending lately. We can choose to be victims or quietly do what we can about our circumstances.
Thomas Sowell and Dr Peterson are 2 of the greatest minds of our time. Both should be listened to. They don’t talk on the same things but we can learn so much from both of them. In times like we are in and have been in Peterson and Sowell are needed all the more.
Excellent Dr. Peterson. When I thought of how to avoid getting in the victim trap, the only answer that arose within me is to be truthful. When someone in retelling your experience, correct them when they represent you as a victim. We all are complicit to some degree in the situations we are in. I would embrace the attitude, “I helped create this, I will help correct it.” Because it keeps me able to decide a direction to move. Movent is important, it prevents stagnation. Stagnation can lead to rot. Rot is not good. So you must stay true to what is real. I guess my question would be, what of those who have trouble identifying what is true for them? I’ve been practicing Tibetan Buddhism for many years, so striving to become self aware is easier for me. But when one has had no guidance, what then? The victim trap is easy to fall into as we’ve seen with “woke” attitudes like the “me, too” thing.
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Seek N Destroy
Jordon Peterson is one of the greatest intellectuals of our lifetime. We are blessed to have him, especially during these dark times. God bless 🙏
Stefan Metzeler
Brilliant, thank you! I always was rather right than popular and yes, there’s a price to pay, but I find that my consistency led me to the right predictions.
Kyle Rose
I believe, in general, that people want to feel like they’ve been victimized by something or someone else to explain away typical problems. And in some cases, it’s true. There has to be some people out there that just cannot catch a break day in and day out no matter what. I’ve had days where multiple things go wrong and every attempt to better, just makes it worse. Maybe I’m not trying the right way but maybe it’s just one of those days. Or one of those lives. Imagine having a whole lifetime of people just shitting on you, not because of anything you did, but because their day wasn’t going well and you just happened to pass by at the right time.
The reality is that often if one can make it out the other side is if they recognize and value their responsibilities. I know some make it through things on their own but it was the responsibility to my wife and then my family that got the through the toughest times.
Tyson Campbell
Hey Jordan Peterson, I know the chances are low you will see this comment but I just wanted too say thank you. I’m a young father and you’ve inspired me and made me feel like I still have a chance to be successful and enjoy my life.
When I became bipolar I abused marijuana and Booz, life spiraled, told myself I was a victim and kind of gave up. I have a better attitude now and am doing better.
Nicholas Bogosian
There’s a difference between being a victim and misusing one’s victimhood.
Eric E
“be afraid of contaminating your soul with deciet.” -That’s an incredibly powerful statement…
God Bless Dr. Peterson. Thank God he recovered and continued to lecture. We are incredibly fortunate, and I for one am grateful that he can still impart his poignant knowledge with immaculate heart.
Dixie Normus
This is excactly what i needed. Had many unpleasant things in my life lately. Some of them caused by myself. I tend to become nihilistic in these circumstances but your lectures and books helped me so much. Thank you. Greetings from Germany
Ashley Littlehorn
This question is so important. Thank you, Dr. Peterson.
Nou Noú Nico
“The only lives that truly matter are those who respect the lives of others”.
Brian Jensen
i like the ‘mutual recognition of the soul’ line. when i’m really angry at someone, i feel like i could tear them to pieces like a chimp, but when i look in their eyes i’m reminded of their godliness/soul and that makes it a lot harder to demonize them. that’s why the internet is so great for turning us against each other. no eye contact.
Your words and inspiration walked me forward and away from a terrible relationship I’d been in, one I found myself dependent on, and gave me the motivation I needed to build myself. I’d gone from a call center worker to a contracting truck driver in the span of a year, I’ve attained a loyal and beautiful woman in my life, and my relationships have seen a plus as well and it all stemmed from when I cracked open 12 Rules For Life. I do appreciate you Dr. Peterson, and someday I hope to shake your hand and thank you personally.
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The Garunixking
“He’s like Stalin, but in chimp form, which actually places him somewhat higher on the evolutionary scale Stalin” did not get as much of a laugh as it deserved, thats an absolute BANGER of a quote.
Conor Waters
Wow .. this is amazing stuff. I’m going to have to watch this a couple of more times.
“I’m not courageous, I just learned to be afraid of the right thing.” Wow.
amber thewitch
Man, being a Canadian in BC is a bit rough right now since I refused the Covid vax. But instead of whining, I’m fighting for freedom. We can either accept oppression or fight it.
Hayder RT
I watch your vids from Iraq, and you shaped to a significant degree how I think as a person and as a fresh physician who aspires to be a future psychiatrist. Just right before watching this video, I finished 12% of your book (12 rules) Kindle version, such a brainstorming person Dr.Jordan🇨🇦🇮🇶
I am from India 🇮🇳 and thanks for having open sophisticated approach. Its rather unusual where people have there own pre conceived assumption mostly based on some stereotype
Gerhard Schöner
Sometimes, you are a victim. And it’s important to recognize when you are the victim. And yes, sometimes you need to openly be the victim, in order to fight something and end victimhood, or at least make the predator pay for preying on you. Don’t act as if you are a victim, when you aren’t. But realize you are, when you are and don’t pretend you’re not. Nothing good comes out of it.
Andrew B
You always help me find new insights. I live with schizophrenia with bipolar features, it’s hard not to feel hopeless or persecuted by my illness. Thank you for being a light in dark times of my life.
TJ Simo
Can I just say, the second question is probably the most well developed question I have ever had the pleasure of hearing. Incredible discussion.
Sian Godden
I was in the depths of despair my anxiety overtook my thinking, and In my head I heard Jordan Petersons voice saying “well, you just have get up and get on with it” in his mild mannered tone, and for the first time in a long time I felt powerful, because I managed to push back the dark cloud and I felt it retreat. It was then I realised, in my most vulnerable moments I didn’t need sympathy I needed a lifeline to pull me out and guide me back to my senses.
The Adhd Gardener
Well said! There would be plenty of people who wouldn’t push thru what I have to deal with everyday. I have my moments where I feel defeated but I cry it out, pray about it n get my ass BACK UP, dust myself off n keep it moving💯 ill just be a lump of useless clay of I don’t keep pushing foward.
James Hernon
Mr Peterson, firstly, thank you for everything you have done for my generation. (I am 27 when this is written). I have read all your books and watched so many of your lectures; I can honestly say I would not be the man I am today if it wasn’t for you. Secondly, I could not agree more with your wise words again in this video. Not only does it substantiate the intellectual that you are, but also the physiological expertise that you have. Often what you say always seems obvious, but I, personally (maybe I’m naive) only recognise it when you say it, and for that I’m thankful. I hope others can relate.
Patrick Weadick
I have been trying to figure out why I appreciate what Dr Peterson is saying and doing .Even though I know and have many of the same opinions and conclusions it’s like I was in a fog and forgot for a while how important it is to be vigilant and to always be truthful with yourself . By allowing or accepting peoples victimhood whether perceived or real or on someone else’s behalf as a reasonable approach to healing just made things worse without distinction .Anti racism is racism because it isn’t non racism , being anti bad thing isn’t good. It reminds me of needing string or rope and while you weren’t watching it somehow has turned into a giant tangled mess and it will take forever to find the end , I should have rolled it up properly in the first place .
Cannot wait to see you in NZ in November! Your wisdom has helped me understand a lot of situations the last couple years since i discovered your videos ive watched countless hours! Bless!!
Christian Pusateri
I literally teared up at this. It is beautifully true.
Dean Tait
I’m a victim of the victim hood society !
Iron Beard
One conversation with this gentleman we would be great colleagues thanks everyone y’all are awesome God bless y’all
Bárbara Herda
1:30 Learn to be afraid of the right things, like contaminating your soul with deceit. Brilliant Jordan 👏🏾🙏🏾🏋🏾‍♂💃🏾
I need advice on how to tell the truth without alienating myself or coming across as rude. Especially with coworkers who complain about how badly their children behave. I said they behave that way because you allow it. Once you stop allowing it, the behavior will stop. Well, that didn’t go over well…. I was trying to be honest, not rude. Need help with social skills.
You changed my life.. Thank you Mr Peterson 🙂
Kent Borges
The difference between a hero and a tragedy is courage. Thank you Dr. Peterson, for inspiring a whole generation to embody logos and face their dragons honorably.
Meer tonen
Dr. peterson, i have no words. Listening to you speak here about your daughter brought me to my knees. I send you my best sir.