Month: July 2017

Is There a Connection Between The Jedi and The Stoics? Professor William O. Stephens Has The Answer

Finding a professor of Stoic philosophy is rare. Finding a professor who has actually published a paper tracing the connection between the Stoics and the Jedi? There is only one on the planet. His name is William O. Stephens and he one of the best known and most respected scholars of Stoicism. He is the …

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Stoicism in the NFL: Interview with Sunday Night Football’s Michele Tafoya

Michele Tafoya is one of the most familiar faces in professional football with over 200 games in her career. Since 2011, more than 20 million people tune in each Sunday night to see her as the sideline reporter for NBC’s Sunday Night Football. Though might seem like a strange credentials for an interview on DailyStoic.com …

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How Stoicism Helped a Genius

There’s value in learning not just from Stoic philosophers, but from “natural Stoics”—people who have lived with the kind of wisdom we want to cultivate in ourselves, even if they never called themselves Stoics. That kind of model doesn’t have to be a Cato, a Seneca, a Marcus Aurelius, or some distant historical figure. We …

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Existentialism & Stoicism: An Interview With Comic Artist Corey Mohler

Philosophy wouldn’t exactly seem like the kind of subject matter that lends itself well to comics, let alone comics with millions of readers. But that’s exactly what Corey Mohler has managed to do over at Existential Comics. Corey, a software developer, sees himself as a philosophy popularizer and has done an incredible job—you’ve probably already …

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