Friday, October 13, 2017

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The private diaries of one of Rome's greatest emperors, the personal letters of one of Rome's best playwrights and wisest power brokers, the lectures of a former slave and exile, turned influential teacher. Against all odds and the passing of some two millennia, these incredible documents survive.

- From The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman

2 Comments:

At 7:31 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are you familiar with Dr. Jordan B. Peterson? Although a big fan of his work, I'd never known how to describe him. Psychologist, philosopher, pundit... all accurate but none accurate enough.

Then I heard him called a modern-day Stoic, and I understood.

-Bobboccio

 
At 4:05 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

Bobboccio,

I'm not familiar with his work but will check it out.

Thanks!

Michael

 

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