Interviews

Heavyweight Boxer Edward Latimore on Self-Control, Life Lessons from Seneca and Getting Better Every Day

When we first started seeing Edward Latimore regularly mentioned to us on Twitter it piqued our curiosity. Why were people this excited to tell us about him? It turns out that not only his background is unique (from professional boxing to physics to the United States Army National Guard) but Ed is also an avid …

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Stoicism, Politics and Living Virtuously: An Interview with Nicholas Sarwark, Chairman of the Libertarian National Party

The connection between politics and Stoicism is as old as the philosophy itself. Stoics were senators, soldiers and power brokers two thousand years ago just as they are today. Then, as is now, Stoics on all sides of the aisle tried to make the world a better place. And this is why we were excited …

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Tim Ferriss on Cultivating Resilience, Favorite Stoic Practices and How To Shun Comfort

Bestselling author and investor Tim Ferriss has been one of the most vocal modern proponents of Stoicism. For years he has advocated the value of the philosophy—whether it is on his widely popular blog which is read by millions, on his podcast which at this point has over 200 million downloads or on the stage …

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UPenn Professor Emily Wilson on Seneca, Stoicism and Learning How to Tell the Truth

Only a select few would look back on their high school years and use the word thrilled to describe their experience of reading Plato. But that was exactly how Emily Wilson felt, and she loved that philosophy was so deeply concerned with how people should or could live. Since then, she has been immersed in …

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Media Titan Arianna Huffington on Lessons from Stoicism and Achieving Work-Life Balance

Most people know Arianna Huffington as the founder of the Huffington Post and Thrive Global (as well as board member of Uber and bestselling author), but they probably don’t know that she is also a student and admirer of philosophy. It’s fitting that as a Greek she would love the subject, yet it is still …

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