rumlyne271 karma2018-05-25 14:39:22 UTC
Dr. Peterson, you have elaborated often on both the danger of ideological possession and the/your idea that meaning is real in a psychological (an therefore necessarily physical) sense and described it as a feeling of deep engagement in sth. or being heavily gripped by sth., pouring your whole being into an activity or pursuit, followed by (I guess) a sense of maybe gratitude and pride towards oneself. To describe it you used phrases like "That was great! That really was worth it!". To me however this looks very similar to the state some PM/NM protestors or black block antifa people are in when doing their thing! How can I as an individual (or as a member of a social circle or even society at large) distinguish between a deeply meaningful pursuit and possession of an idea/ideology?
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