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Audience member: What in your view would a genuine Athiest be like?
Peterson: He'd be like Raskolnikov from Crime and Punishment. You see.. Raskolvnikov built himself up to the murder in part by laying out the rational case but also by saying.... "well there's no God.... there's no metaphysical reason from stopping me committing this act"
Jordan Peterson is a self proclaimed Christian evangelical and a believer in the Bible and it's benefits to society.
Possibly the earliest affirmation of the maxim of reciprocity, reflecting the ancient Egyptian goddess Ma'at, appears in the story of The Eloquent Peasant, which dates to the Middle Kingdom (c. 2040–1650 BC): "Now this is the command: Do to the doer to make him do." This proverb embodies the do ut des principle. A Late Period (c. 664–323 BC) papyrus contains an early negative affirmation of the Golden Rule: "That which you hate to be done to you, do not do to another."
Is morality inherently a form of spiritualism?
The rules of morality are what are required for humans to coexist as a society
What if we need to kill 10,000 people to make society work is that good or bad?