Reflections on life and Stoicism.
“It’s not external things that trouble you, but your judgement of them.” Marcus Aurelius
- What’s our political future?My crystal ball rolled off the table and broke, so I’ll have to guess. I didn’t think Donald Trump would win the presidency in 2016, so I don’t have a good track record. But hey, no one’s perfect. Economist ArnoldContinue reading “What’s our political future?”
- Stoicism & Epicureanism: What’s the Difference?Stoicism and Epicureanism were ancient rivals. And both philosophies are back. Which philosophy is right? Do you really have to choose? I think Stoicism and Epicureanism were rivals because of their similarities. They’re variations on a theme. Both philosophies exploreContinue reading “Stoicism & Epicureanism: What’s the Difference?”
- What postmodernism gets rightBashing postmodernism is popular. But maybe it’s not all bad. I have a theory about theories: Most beliefs, whether philosophical, political, religious, or otherwise, make at least some valid points. But most also take their good ideas too far. PostmodernismContinue reading “What postmodernism gets right”