November 1, 2018

I put together a short video explaining my interpretation

of Stoicism

August 29, 2018

I will be moving most of the blog to Patreon.

You need not donate to read it! 

August 22, 2018

I have had a few listeners ask about the music I occasionally stick on the end of the podcasts.  I play guitar and occasionally write a song or two. I am not good a great singer but it is a lot of fun!    You can find more on sound cloud

under my username:  sk...

August 21, 2018

Letter 6: On Sharing Knowledge

Moral Letters to Lucilus


Summary: One of the first benefits of practicing this philosophy is being able to notice faults in oneself.

Friendship becomes very strong between individuals with similar worldviews and shared problems.  Havi...

August 15, 2018

One good way to put your life into perspective is to write your own obituary. I was inspired by a blog post   and an article  to write my own obituary and compare it to what it would ideally say if I lived the life I hope to lead. So this week I encourage everyone to w...

August 6, 2018

Moral Letters to Lucilius


Summary: When improving yourself through philosophy don’t show off by wearing ratty clothing and living an extremely minimalist life. This will scare away the very people we hope to help. It is better to moderately live in a similar way...

July 29, 2018

I have created a group on Kiva called the Stoic Cosmopolis. Kiva is a micro-lending website that allows users to donate $25 or more to people around the world who need a little help with their education, small businesses etc.  This is a great way to practice the virtue...

June 7, 2018


Summary: Set your mind at peace with itself, to remain scared of death is like being a child who is afraid of the dark.  Death should not be as dreaded as it is, as it cannot be with you. It either arrives and you don’t exist or it hasn't come at all.   If fear...