Practical Stoicism

Those approaching Stoicism for the first time, with the intention of adopting it as a life philosophy, can find it both impossibly dense and extreme in its expectations of its students. For this reason, it is important that there exist a practical interpretation of the high-minded values of this ancient philosophy. This podcast helps newcomers get acquainted and comfortable with the practical aspects of Stoicism.

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Don’t Let Well-Intentioned People Hold You Back

Register for the Justice in the Cosmopolis event on February 12th: Today’s episode: Meditation #50 from book #4 — Join the Discord Community : Get rid of ads : Join our journaling program : Ask Tanner a question : — Sponsor Henson Shaving : Sponsor Athletic Greens : Sponsor Rocket Money : — The book I read these meditations from : Our artwork was created by Original Randy...

Crashing Waves To The Face

Register for the Justice in the Cosmopolis event on February 12th: Today’s episode: Meditation #49 from book #4 — Join the Discord Community : Get rid of ads : Join our journaling program : Ask Tanner a question : — Sponsor Henson Shaving : Sponsor Athletic Greens : Sponsor Rocket Money : — The book I read these meditations from : Our artwork was created by Original Randy...

What Do I Do With My Life? This!

”Think continually how many physicians are dead after often contracting their eyebrows over the sick; and how many astrologers after predicting with great pretensions the deaths of others; and how many philosophers after endless discourses on death or immortality; how many heroes after killing thousands; and how many tyrants who have used their power over men’s lives with terrible insolence...

Dying Regret-Free

”If any god told thee that thou shalt die to-morrow, or certainly on the day after to-morrow, thou wouldst not care much whether it was on the third day or on the morrow, unless thou wast in the highest degree mean-spirited- for how small is the difference?- So think it no great thing to die after as many years as thou canst name rather than to-morrow.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 4.47 If god...

Friday Q&A

Thanks for your questions. I hope my answers are useful. — Join the Discord Community : Get rid of ads : Join our journaling program : Ask Tanner a question : — Sponsor Henson Shaving : Sponsor Athletic Greens : Sponsor Rocket Money : — The book I read Marcus’ Meditations from : The online source I read Seneca’s letters from: Our artwork was created by Original Randy...

Virtue & Virtue-Based Philosophy [Fireside Chat]

In today’s episode I sit down with Kai Whiting to talk about Virtue. That’s going to lead us into a conversation about Virtue Ethics and Virtue Philosophies vs. “Continental Philosophies”, and finally into a conversation about, perhaps unsurprisingly, Critical Race Theory and current changes (which Kai and I both view as unfortunate but well-intentioned ) going on in...