I’m beyond excited about your upcoming book, especially given its apparent topic. I’ve seen a video where you briefly discussed the existence and nature of free will, and I would’ve liked to have heard five or six more hours of discussion on that topic. Do you expect that We Who Wrestle with God will touch on the existence and nature of free will? It’s apparent to me that our environments and experiences play an important role in our decision-making processes. If free will exists (I tend to think it does), then at what point - if ever - do our experiences diminish our ability to choose? At what point should we no longer be responsible for our decisions? Thanks!
Why did God/the angel wrestle with Jacob at night & then asked to be let go before sunrise? (Gen 32:26 “Let me go, for dawn is breaking.”) Why did Jesus pray most of the time at night? (Luke 6:12, Mark 2:35, Matt 26:36-44) Why are most laws in the bible relate to evening sacrifice? (Going into the night) (Lev ch.15, Lev 14:46, Lev 11:25-40) Gen 1:2: "Now the earth was formless and empty, and darkness was over the face of the deep..." I guess what I'm trying to ask is what I the significance of 'night/darkness' and the devine?
You and Elon are my heroes. Elon and the companies he works at seem to be the solution to co2, the future of the world as in integrating humans with A.G.I. to try to make it less likely from destroying the world, getting humans to be self sustaining on mars to minimize risk of total social collapse or other disasters. you seem to overlook these things idk
I was wondering how to go about finding a middle ground with my significant other surrounding finances. It’s my first time living away from home and paying my expenses, but my parents have had to help me financially at times because my boyfriend just won’t do his part (although I made my share of mistakes when first starting out too). I’ve been paying more than my share for nearly three years now and he’s not been pulling his weight. I’ve developed myself in career and in education since we’ve been together and he’s stagnating. He always says he’s going to pay me what he owes me at the end of the month but he’s always been short by a large margin if I received any money at all. I feel conflicted asking this here. I don’t want to badmouth my significant other; I just feel exasperated. Any tips on what I should do next? Why is it that I’m unable to face having to be alone? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
You said you recently traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and I wish to know what your views are on the South, particularly the Deep South, in general. We have a strange history of many ironies, great struggles, and tough progress. Our bad deeds, the lessons learned, and our progress is best exemplified in C. Vann Woodward's book The Burden of Southern History. I've many questions I want to ask you, but I guess first among those... There are many stereotypes of us Southerners out there, I being from Alabama, most notable is prolly the movie Forrest Gump. The "Left" often looks at us racist dimwits, however, I've heard from some on the "Right" that we are looked at as almost alt-right fascists. So, tell me Professor Peterson what are your views on us in the Southern identity?