Frustration as Fuel
“Opportunity lurks where responsibility has been abdicated.”
“You can give way to fury, in consequence, and blame it on someone else—and it is not as if other people are not contributing to the problems. Or you can come to understand that your very disappointment is an indication to you from the most fundamental levels of your being that there is something wrong that needs to be set right—and, perhaps, by you. What is it, that concern, that care, that irritation, that distraction? It is not the call to happiness. It is the call to action and adventure that make up a real life.”
That comes from Jordan Peterson’s new book, Beyond Order.
Jordan Peterson has innumerable critics — and legions of fans who have shared how he has helped them put their lives in order. He has been called in the New York Times “the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now.”
There is much in our world that is frustrating. For some, that may even include the popularity of Jordan Peterson. Use it as fuel for greatness: