Jeffrey is the founder and editor in chief of Erraticus, as well as an educator and former mental health professional.
He writes about psychology, religion, and history, emphasizing the roles mythology and narrative play in how we create meaningful lives.
He has been published by Valuewalk and the Foundation for Economic Education, and resides in Cascadia.
We dishonor a person's memory and do ourselves a disservice when we don't also acknowledge the dead person’s flaws, faults, or missteps — in other words, embrace their whole humanity. Whether we want it or not, funerals are spaces for emotional learning, not just grieving or reinforcing cultural norms.
In this episode Jeff Savage, a non-academic-minded-academic, discusses the challenges of growing beyond three stagnate and authoritarian systems--academia, schooling, and the organized religion of his youth.
A podcast on how we, as creative creatures, make meaningful lives and how we can best tackle the challenges of existence. Join the discussion as Jeffrey Howard interviews a wide gamut of guests, drawing from their expertise in psychology, education, religion, and history, to explore how we thrive as individuals and in our communities.
Envision a school that is not compulsory or coercive, that is a completely student-directed educational environment, whose primary aim is to develop emotionally intelligent children who can live meaningful lives.
Throughout most contemporary discourse about God and practiced religion, God is conceptualized as a literal being, leading believers to harm, vilify, and limit the potential of other people. While atheists ridicule the religious for believing in such a temperamental God, they have also limited their own potentials.
Synthesizing neuroscience, psychology, anthropology, literature, and mythology, Peterson distills a message of individual responsibility, and how we can find meaning in the balance between chaos and order.