Maps of Meaning, discussion – Part 4a, Rites, Rituals and Initiations

This is a shorter post. There’s a couple of reasons for this: it’s cold out, and so I’m walking less ― especially with my daughter in a sling ― and I’ve fallen behind on the podcasts I enjoy and perhaps more importantly, knowing that I’m less than half way through the book and seeing it… Continue reading Maps of Meaning, discussion – Part 4a, Rites, Rituals and Initiations

Maps of Meaning, discussion – Part 3a, Death, Sacrifice and Femininity

Since my last update, I have come across two things in Maps of Meaning which seem to fully undermine the whole structure of Peterson’s thesis thus far. These are ‘The Terrible Mother’ and ‘goal-like’ behaviour which is instinctive. But, before we get there, I’m going to recap some main points and give the relevant expansions… Continue reading Maps of Meaning, discussion – Part 3a, Death, Sacrifice and Femininity

Did God Command Child Sacrifice?

In my tired stupor of writing my responses to the book God or Godless? I forgot to do something very important. When I talked about the implications of God commanding child sacrifice I forgot to go back to the source to see if the book ever actually says that: does God command child sacrifice? And… Continue reading Did God Command Child Sacrifice?

4. The Biblical God required Child Sacrifice for His Pleasure

Part of the reason I decided to do a commentary on the book God or Godless? is because the atheist does such a bad job. Here is part 4. God commands child sacrifice. And with the Bible as my source, this basically cannot be denied. But only the Christian seems to get the significance of this:… Continue reading 4. The Biblical God required Child Sacrifice for His Pleasure