Biblical Series VI: The Psychology of the Flood

3 Jul 2017
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The story of Noah and the Ark is next in the Genesis sequence. This is a more elaborated tale than the initial creation account, or the story of Adam and Eve or Cain and Abel. However, it cannot be understood in its true depth without some investigation into what the motif of the flood means, psychologically, and an analysis of how that motif is informed by the order/chaos dichotomy, as well as by the idea of an involuntary voyage to the underworld or confrontation with the dragon. In consequence, this lecture concentrates almost exclusively on psychology: How is an encounter with the unknown to be understood, conceptually? How and why is that represented with themes such as the underworld voyage, the dragon fight, or the flood?
All that constitutes the theme of lecture VI.
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  • 41:18 Lightbulb moments

    Enigma bEnigma bVor 14 Stunden
  • The "psychology" of the fable of Noah and "the flood" depicts a VINDICTIVE "God", made in man's own image and likeness!

    J. G.J. G.Vor Tag
  • 50:30 bookmark

    Х_C_ КимХ_C_ КимVor 2 Tage
  • What is the difference, if any, between speaking the truth and speaking your mind?

    Walrus067Walrus067Vor 3 Tage
  • Bull Crap

    duAne MeintzerduAne MeintzerVor 4 Tage
  • A treasure

    smatsmatVor 5 Tage
  • 1 hour and 20 minutes in: Are we going to get to noah at some point?

    alexanderx33alexanderx33Vor 8 Tage
  • 32:00 Did he misquote Lewis Carrol? The off with their heads part was in a different book than the running in place part. It might have been the same queen by color but you really can't call them the same character. AIW red queen and TTLG red queen are totally different people.

    alexanderx33alexanderx33Vor 8 Tage
  • 7:12 Is he saying that psychologists are not problem solvers? Because new unique problems are the kinds of things engineers (for example) love to be paid to solve.

    alexanderx33alexanderx33Vor 8 Tage
  • I am a nurse who see patients in their homes. I listen to his lectures daily no matter their age as I drive from home to home. His knowledge is timeless. I have seen him speak/teach in person in New York. I have read 18 of his bajillion recommended books to read. This guy, has gave me something to aim for. Since I have been aiming, my life has gotten so much better I feel like a different human being. Thanks Dr. Peterson.

    Quentin HunterQuentin HunterVor 8 Tage
  • This guy is the one compared to Red Skull. Wth?!

    yankeefederer1994yankeefederer1994Vor 9 Tage
  • This lecture series reignited my desire to try in life. In a very dark place, this series was a shining light that gave me hope. I was able to refocus and critically think about my life goals, and slowly work towards them. I'm still in the darkness, as I fell deep, very deep, as a result of my own shortcomings, and due to "toxic family,". I hope through my efforts, I'll overcome the darkness entirely. Until then, wish me luck 😓 God bless Jordan Peterson and his family for generations to come

    TrevTrevVor 9 Tage
  • I came here for Red Skull stuff and all I got was responsibility for my own life

    StarrgaryenStarrgaryenVor 9 Tage
  • 8:46 Hail Lobster 🦞

    Angel BaroneAngel BaroneVor 10 Tage
  • 45:05 ...The beautiful articulation of Mr Peterson You make me in love with language again.

    Leticia CastanadaLeticia CastanadaVor 12 Tage
  • Thanks for posting this videos Dr Peterson!

    MarcoMarcoVor 12 Tage
  • I am so grateful to the people who support these videos. I can’t because I’m disabled and on small income. But so happy that we are able to listen to this!!

    Tana HiveleyTana HiveleyVor 12 Tage
  • I mostly like what Jordan Peterson has to say, but this biblical series..... The ancient Hebrews were unsophisticated nomads. The biblical stories were incorporated into their doctrine because they conveyed the right moral, mostly to children. I think Prof. Peterson dramatically overcomplicates these stories in this series. I really don't see convoluted psychological lessons being important in history either, especially with the masses. Sure, theologians made something deep out of a lot of Bible passages, but few could read their work, much less consider it. I like Jordan Peterson, but I don't think these biblical lectures enhance much.

    Frank HoffmanFrank HoffmanVor 13 Tage
  • Thank you for such a unique knowledge and the way you think! It would be great to continue translating biblical series into russian. We wait for it so much!

    Илья ЧерватюкИлья ЧерватюкVor 15 Tage
  • Wow!! The ending there almost brought me to tears. Powerful!! Thank you JP. Looking forward to next week!!

    Candace EstradaCandace EstradaVor 15 Tage
  • 45:25 haven’t heard anything about Noah’s ark yet, and I really don’t mind!!

    Candace EstradaCandace EstradaVor 15 Tage
  • 1:56:53

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    Leopoldo ArzadumLeopoldo ArzadumVor 16 Tage
  • "So that's a long introduction to Noah"

    Leopoldo ArzadumLeopoldo ArzadumVor 16 Tage
  • The postmodernism position is not anarchy like he just described, it's the exact opposite, they want a complete authoritarian system.

    JMJMVor 18 Tage
  • Does anyone else think of halo whenever he says flood

    I eat CEREAL!!!I eat CEREAL!!!Vor 18 Tage
  • Eat your cereal

    I eat CEREAL!!!I eat CEREAL!!!Vor 18 Tage
  • Dude, JP, I really like you and all that you teach, but don't tell people that their stupid for the wrong reasons, and RECOGNIZE "ey", recognize and remember that, by your own admission, u only know so much- as far as the deepest existential/philosophical teachings go. So, don't be so fast to tell people who and what they are before u understand more than just text book psychology and your own lifes experience. Always a pleasure tho -GJ

    Gus JarzGus JarzVor 19 Tage
  • Stop blasting me with sanity signals trying to regulate my behavior bro!!

    Jacob RobinsonJacob RobinsonVor 21 Tag
  • i have made a lot of mistakes in my life and i have turned to all sorts of avenues to see redemption for those. no one has ever broke down the stories like he has. i talk to preachers and pastors and they seem all to want to keep me blinded to the truth. thank god i stumbled on these video. thank god they are fre to watch. thank god for everything. i have put everything in my life on hold to watch these videos and will be watching them over and over again till they are concrete in my mind. life before these have been a cull and meaningless existance. and i would have never ever been able to understand the mistakes i was making. i knew of them but didnt understand them. fyi i just started this video. i hope that by the end of these video i will discover that i can be redemed for the wrongs i have done. i hope that i can make changes. i hope that things will start to work better in my life

    Brandon PattersonBrandon PattersonVor 22 Tage
  • Note sure if this was already pointed out but... This flood metaphor was an interesting way to frame the current global pandemic. This lecture takes on an eerie vibe as I'm listening here in 2021.

    Tara OrtizTara OrtizVor 22 Tage
  • Brilliant, thank you Jordan Peterson!

    Tom NeelyTom NeelyVor 22 Tage
  • Te querio mucho Senior Peterson y mucho Gracias mi Mano 🙏 hasta la vista 🌄

    The TopShottahThe TopShottahVor 25 Tage
  • It's just me or someone also do this: sometimes I watch 5 min of the lecture (because of so much information condensed in it), then I have to pause it and think about my life for half an hour! It's unbelievable because it makes me remember things long gone, and sometimes it makes me understand things that have happened years ago.

    P. MzrP. MzrVor 25 Tage
  • The flood really happened, the evidence for it can be found everywhere and virtually all cultures have a flood story.

    Alan CookeAlan CookeVor 25 Tage
  • The ark story is at best a fable it has been proven false in several fields of science

    Jeff HoughJeff HoughVor 27 Tage
  • I'm not so sure this lecture is worthy of being included in this excellent lecture series. Certainly the least engaging and least coherent of the several I have listened to so far.

    TreezGaloreTreezGaloreVor 28 Tage
  • Just get to the point! A significant portion of these talks have nothing to do with the Bible.

    Artem JoukovArtem JoukovVor 29 Tage
  • As always.....the comments section is da bomb

    Nas ibarsNas ibarsVor Monat
  • I watched all of Jordan Peterson’s lectures, could someone recommend me some other interesting lectures to watch?

    david fostdavid fostVor Monat
    • "Michael Surgue" type that in, your welcome.

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    • Rewatch Jordan Peterson lectures 👍🏻

      Tom NeelyTom NeelyVor 22 Tage
  • The wonderful physician globally guess because lunch exceptionally squeal following a vengeful milkshake. cautious, fanatical spider

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  • History will remember this great man.

    furryboot motofurryboot motoVor Monat
  • Bravo 👏🏼!

    andycfloresandycfloresVor Monat
  • The part about the subroutines, when teaching a kid to clean his room, is brilliant. I am often sad, especially recently because I went through a painful breakup. I neglect basic household tasks because I don't feel the energy or motivation to do them. But listening to this actually made me want to do the dishes. I paused the video, got up, and did the dishes. Amazing. Thank you so much Dr. Peterson.

    J.A. BrownJ.A. BrownVor Monat
  • Kinda disappointed it was the psychology of the flood not food

    KaislaKaislaVor Monat
  • I feel blessed to be able to watch this series and any J.P. lectures/videos. I am not a bright person and there are some words he says that i don’t know what they mean but even just understanding half of what he says is a million times better than picking stuff up from the news or social media outlets. He’s a blessing sent from our creator that’s for sure.

    Arandu SalazarArandu SalazarVor Monat
  • I’m reading his book now. Hard to sum up anything about it or what I think about it, but I’m just thankful to read it. He’s an amazing mind. There’s no doubt about it.

    Hoony K.Hoony K.Vor Monat
  • JBP, 2017 : "The flood is coming" 2020: CORONA

    גאית שחרור-פלדגאית שחרור-פלדVor Monat
  • Always amazed at how JP stays so interesting for so long.

    AdamAdamVor Monat
  • Man it’s weird hearing unsaved people talk about the Bible, even the magnificent mind of Jordan Peterson. Its like me reading Klingon fairy tales for you. Logic cannot interpret Gods word. Only spirit can discern spirit. It aint Sigmund Freud . Its a living-text quick and sharper than any two edged-sword.

    Jai CoetzeJai CoetzeVor Monat
  • count the times JP picks up his water...takes off the top...raises it towards his mouth...sets it back down without taking a drink...then puts the top back

    Brad NitzscheBrad NitzscheVor Monat
  • people without dictionaries disliked the video

    RayaqinRayaqinVor Monat
  • Jordan Peterson is a lost soul

    Fear GODFear GODVor Monat
  • 37:13

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    jsin223jsin223Vor Monat
  • As Billy Conolly said in 'thought for the day mode', " Life is like an ashtray, full of little doubts"

    Iain RaeIain RaeVor Monat
  • Thank you Jordan Peterson for your highly humanitarian side and making these priceless lectures free. God bless you!

    Aspir inaAspir inaVor Monat
  • Well coming back to this and listening to the endings the lecture I noticed how close the ending of the lecture hits home for Jordan because the flood sure hit Jordan in 2020

    Kains LegacyKains LegacyVor Monat
  • I can’t help but think that he sometimes says things to either avoid criticism from his largely secular evolutionary believing audience or rather not to be viewed as among the biblical literal believers. But it seems absurd for him to believe or claim, assuming that if it really was an all knowing omniscient omnipotent creator who created time and this physical universe, and who would exist both in & outside of this physical realm, that he would be bound or constrained in his creations by time that he created, so that it would take him hundreds of billions of years to accomplish his physical works in whatever that may be. If he was, then he wouldn’t be all powerful or all knowing, and the entire concept would be just that, a concept conjured up by man’s imagination, and would also be little more than an interesting piece of literature for discussion. It’s either one or the other but I can’t see it being both, and I doubt he really does either, he’s far too smart, or so deeply indoctrinated into believing evolution that it circumvented part of his considerable intellectual genius.

    Gary WilsonGary WilsonVor Monat
  • When the audience laughs when JP is unsure of the correct term for west coast Indians - I feel like you wasted your money. All this is over your head. Notice JP is only jovial once or twice, he’ll jump on a jovial reaction from the audience to further elaborate an idea but he totally was like f### this is where the media keeps getting right wingers; people say they understand him but they don’t. JP is too particular with his words and rarely um’s so for him to be unsure for a brief moment is humility and humanity, not humorous.

    Jake MartensJake MartensVor Monat
    • Whack with a glove = archetypical glove slap = Simpsons is genius

      Jake MartensJake MartensVor Monat
  • How the fuck do I stop this video constantly getting recommended to me after watching other stuff. Fuck DEhave.

    boggoboggoVor Monat
  • Jordan Peterson, you attempt to absolutely discredit the Bible by claiming 3.5 billion years of evolution, instead of the simple truth any child receives from the Scriptures; that the earth was created by God in 6 literal days and is only 6,000 years old. A 2.5 hour lecture costing many thousands of dollars is worse than a waste since, in utter foolish futility, you defiantly defecate on the Bible and yet strive to dazzle and deceive your drooling audience by 'explaining it' with fancy language and 'sophisticated' philosophy. Repent. Your motive to mix evolution and the Bible is inspired by satan. Without child-like humility and biblical faith, all the elegant oration in the universe is a sour stench of secret satanism.

    Brook DesHarnaisBrook DesHarnaisVor Monat
  • The guy who asked the Aldous Huxley question clearly hasn't tripped shrooms before

    Craig JenquinCraig JenquinVor Monat
  • Even though, I watch all his series but I think he is a patriarchal and racist person. He is very clever about it as he hide them under the carpet time to times.

    Yalda RazYalda RazVor Monat
  • "All is not all. All is actually each." Oh man... I wish I could somehow jump to the right Alan Watts lecture where he explains that cosmic consciousness doesn't put you in some 'soup' of everything. Instead it makes you see why everything must be exactly as it is.

    Cecil Charles OfficialCecil Charles OfficialVor Monat
  • The flood story is about child abuse and a test from god to find out the roots of SIN. God concluded SIN starts from childhood. In other words there is a DNA design flaw in the man god created. When Ham the YOUNGEST of the 3 defiled Noah. Noah did not curse ham HE CURSED THE YOUNGEST OF HAMS CHILDREN WHO WAS: Canaan!! why?????? Hydra is not a snake but a dragon

    ashzoleashzoleVor Monat
  • 😂does this guy ever listen to himself. I guess you have to ramble when you don’t know what your talking about.

    Caroline DeLiaCaroline DeLiaVor Monat
  • This man is not a fraud!!!!!!!

    Gabe YoGabe YoVor Monat
  • Stop showing this unproven piece of shit.

    Therealdeath FormeTherealdeath FormeVor Monat
  • Word diarrhea. Viewers are low IQ imbeciles.

    suscliksusclikVor Monat
  • We need to coin a phrase for the moment (1ST moment) Jordan Peterson says something that personally pertains to yöu & potentially changes your life...Peterson Epiphany ?

    caleb morgancaleb morganVor Monat
  • SHUT THE FUCK UP !!!!!!!

    Steven BradleySteven BradleyVor Monat
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  • As in Noah's day while the people were eating and drinking and being given in marriage, just like this masterpiece lecture the flood does come , as will Jesus christ?.

    James McallisterJames McallisterVor Monat
  • 1:38

    AmandaAmandaVor Monat
  • The references to the Leviathan and Behemoth in Job are not about God creating the world by a struggle with chaos. God is stating that he made them and can overpower them with absolute certainty. God is the source of order in appropriate proportion to the chaos of nature which he made. He's in charge of the balance, he isn't just a half of the whole.

    Whiskey SourWhiskey SourVor Monat
  • Looking forward to the day when JP comes to understand that the Bible is not myth - that it is the story of actual redemption for actual fallen man offered by the actual living God through the historical life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, the Son of God. The Bible is not a Jungian, archetypal, human psychology book. Yes, it is the most wisdom-filled book in the entire world, and no one can ever completely plumb the entirety of the depths of its truth. However, it expressly and clearly proclaims that man cannot save himself, but that there is only one person who can. That person is Jesus, the Redeemer. Yes, the Bible teaches the way to live righteously, and Jordan Peterson is skilled at gleaning and sharing some of its truths. Nevertheless, the Holy Scriptures offer a new life in Christ, Jesus, though one’s actual true faith and trust in his Person and work. You see, the Bible is clear. All are dead in trespasses and sin, yet are also promised a new life when our trust is placed in the life-giving Person and work of Jesus. This is the important dividing line between Christianity and ALL other religions. The Bible teaches that salvation comes only through trust/faith in Jesus and that faith is a gift from God. One cannot earn one’s salvation. All other religions essentially direct one’s path of salvation by way of earning one’s merit and hoping for approval from some made-up god or from the “universe” or some such hopeless belief. These are false. Only one Person has earned salvation for the many, and that person is Jesus, the Christ, and all glory and honor and praise for anyone’s salvation belongs to Him, for you can do nothing to save yourself from the Judgement that is coming to all sinners who are not found in Him on that day. The Bible will guide you into righteousness. That is good. But do not presume to think it just another book of wisdom among the rest. The Bible reveals to all that Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and that NO ONE comes to God except through Him. There is no other way by which man can be saved except through Jesus. The Bible is alive. It is the Truth. I pray that you read it and come to true faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. God is good. He has made a way for your salvation from the punishment due you because of your sin. If you are not already a believer, the Bible clearly says you are dead in your sin. You are liable to God’s Judgement and to be cast into eternal punishment when you physically die. The Bible says, “Whosoever calls upon the Lord shall be saved.” Trust Him. Live that new life as can only be given you by Him. Thank you, Mr. Peterson, for sharing your understanding of Scripture. May God continue to bless you and your family and those you touch through your teaching. Read the Bible not from the perspective of humanistic, secular psychology which falsely believes we evolved from a lobster. But read it as it is intended to be read - as the true story of the Creation of time, space and matter and all living things - of the creation of man, of his fall into sin and the resulting curse of separation from God and spiritual and physical death - and of the promise from God of redemption and restoration of a people unto life and to Himself through the Person and work of Jesus, the Christ.

    EEVor Monat
  • This was one of the most eye-opening ones. It was really hard to understand, maybe because English isn't my native language or because the topic was so impactful. After the third time listening to it, i think i truly get it. Great work, thanks a lot. This helped me to understand my way of thinking and acting in the world, and how to fix a few things.

    ogshootogshootVor Monat
  • Jordan Peterson is such a perceptive, eloquent powerhouse of intellect, I wonder why he doesnt take up a nondual meditative practise and give us his breakdown of the dissolution of egoic structure, and explain the new expansive mental territory he finds himself in. Id love hear his take on it. He is brilliant at dissecting so many facets of subtle mental processes. Yet not really delved into the recesses of his own consciousness.

    LitewizLitewizVor Monat
  • He is one of the only people that make complete sense to me.

  • So tired of people looking, listening and passing on this 4th grade girlish fandom crying over this guy. Truly, I don't get it This man is not of God and if you read your Bible.. for yourself, BY YOURSELF, and ask the Holy Spirit to guide you. I've never seen so much 'know it all's ego in one person. He believes in God yet also evolution? Ahh ok. So you DON'T believe in God then. Because it's pretty cut and dry.

    Amelia DawnAmelia DawnVor Monat
  • If you are not having children then why would you get married? I'm not sure if it means you "don't like them that much", it may mean that, but, for me, it is a sign of a high IQ.

    Sara MarcouxSara MarcouxVor Monat
  • Tickling is considered abuse in many cases. Brilliant lecture though, thank you for sharing.

    Sara MarcouxSara MarcouxVor Monat
  • I think this is brilliant by Professor especially when our faith is being attacked or ostracized increasingly

    Meli MatanatotoMeli MatanatotoVor Monat
  • People mistakenly think Jordan Peterson is a Christian. He indicates in this video that he does not understand Christianity at all. The Bible is allegory to him in the same way ancient mythology is. Around 1:09 he says “there’s an idea in the New Testament that the sin against the Holy Ghost is the one sin that can’t be forgiven. No one knows what the hell that means; maybe it doesn’t mean anything.” Then he proceeds to tell us what he thinks it means on a philosophical level. Every Christian knows what it means and it is the overarching principle in the Bible. The Holy Spirit testifies to Christ and to sin against the Spirit is to deny that Jesus is the Christ and savior of mankind. Peterson has read and studied the Bible as a philosopher thinking it was written by man and is pulling the wisdom out of the stories contained therein. He is not reading it as a believer knowing it was written by the Holy Spirit and soaking up the story of redemption by Jesus Christ. That approach is still useful for living this life successfully but it doesn’t have eternal value. Hope that helps Christians understand Jordan Peterson better.

    Valley 56Valley 56Vor Monat
  • This shit makes me sick

    First LastFirst LastVor Monat
  • I've been struggling with recently losing the religion that I grew up, and I have to say it's been a very confusing time for me. Questioning the foundational beliefs you built yourself on has been an unsettling exercise for me. These lectures by Dr. Peterson have been extremely helpful for me to put those pieces back together in a way that makes sense without the tint of religion and mysticism coloring these moral assumptions I'd grown up with.

    Austen StokesAusten StokesVor Monat
  • 1:56:58, texas today??

    Daniel CollierDaniel CollierVor Monat
  • 30:15 , thats part of the mask agenda!

    Daniel CollierDaniel CollierVor Monat
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  • How quaint!

    RonaRadioTVRonaRadioTVVor Monat
  • Comments on anything that mentions god or religion is always hilarious lol

    Duken DesirDuken DesirVor Monat
  • Loooooooove you Peterson!!!!! Lobstahhhh

    Peter PanzPeter PanzVor Monat
  • @Peter Von Der Hasenheide My daughter would disown me. LOL She is already "triggered" when i tell her I watch his Harvard lectures. ..cough, cough, snowflake, cough cough I'm not happy about it! I was absolutely sure that I taught her critical thinking skills? Northwestern must have brainwashed her.

    Corwin BrownCorwin BrownVor Monat
  • The First Nations of the Pacific Coast? I think there is evidence of the Great Flood in the Grand Canyon, isn’t there?

    Ann Bruce PinedaAnn Bruce PinedaVor Monat
  • Dr Peterson is a rock in a landscape of fckoffs

    Nick ZiehrNick ZiehrVor Monat
  • It's amazing to have this content available to us. I am grateful. It's fascinating, so much information both good and bad. He will be remembered in history like other great philosophers

    C HC HVor Monat
  • Stop recommending me this guy

    Ray KRay KVor 2 Monate
  • I have rebuilt my life through Mr. Peterson's online content! I started with my living room worked my way through the house then, took my newly found organizational skills to work, it's worked out very well

    Ray YorkRay YorkVor 2 Monate

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