Moral Letters to Lucilius by the Roman Stoic Philosopher Seneca. Letter 57 – On the Trials of Travel My blog: http://www.gbwwblog.wordpress.com Please help support this channel: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=NENKLMFE999KW Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rugged-Pyrrhus/300243570165822 Seneca, Lucilius, Philosophy, Morality, Ethics, Stoicism, Stoic, Stoics, Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Musonius Rufus, Cicero, Nero, Chrysippus, Cleanthes, Zeno, Citium, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, […]

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The Meditations consist of 12 books written by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. They were his personal writings and seem to have served as a reminder for him to uphold a principle & moral based life. The writing possesses a strong Stoic orientation and insight into the mind of a ruler who governed one of […]

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Stoicism Week 2014 runs from the 24th to the 30th of November. Each day during Stoic Week, I’m planning on producing and releasing a video. In this video, I discuss selected chapters from a classic text by one of the Late Stoics, the Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. The chapters I’m focusing on here all have […]

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If you desire to master pain Unroll this book and read with care, And in it find abundantly A knowledge of the things that are, Those that have been, and those to come. And know as well that joy and grief Are nothing more than empty smoke. A reading by Chris Krause, based upon the […]

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TALK – Interactive reading and discussion on the classic of stoic wisdom, Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius. The private notes of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD) show the inner side of a man of great power and political intelligence. They have become a timeless source of inspiration and guidance for the small and big challenges […]

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Meditations (Medieval Greek: Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν Ta eis heauton, literally “[that which is] to himself”) is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek[1] as […]

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Highlights of the conference – pics followed by clips of the talks. Thanks to everyone who attended, and especially to our hosts, Erik and Amielle Wiegardt. You can find out more about modern Stoicism in my book, Philosophy for LIfe and Other Dangerous Situations: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Philosophy-Life-other-dangerous-situations/dp/1846043204/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1333383112&sr=8-1 And at my website: http://www.philosophyforlife.org

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