Top positive review
A bit difficult to read, captivating nonetheless
March 18, 2017
Fascinating, mind-boggling, exciting book. It made me realize many things about human beings and thought processes, and symbolism as well. I understand Prof. Peterson makes an active, conscious effort to use very, very precise words to express himself, and this carefulness often turns itself into long-winded, complex sentences. One needs to be very focused while reading Maps of Meaning. I had to re-read numerous passages to fully grasp the concepts explained. Often, the same idea is reworded differently within the same section, using different words, which helps commit them to memory.
I recommend watching the youtube videos of his class first to get a summary of Maps of Meaning before delving into this reading session.
5+ for content, 3 for style.