The Stoic Jew

You Can’t Be Present Yesterday (Aurelius - Meditations 2:14)

November 03, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 10 Episode 8
The Stoic Jew
You Can’t Be Present Yesterday (Aurelius - Meditations 2:14)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today’s episode was brought to you by an amusingly profound epiphany I had, prompted by an interrupted sleep I had, a mistake in app-usage I made, and a book I happened to be reading. If you’re looking to make time for learning in your busy schedule, then perhaps this insight will come from just the right weird angle to make a difference.

- Oliver Burkeman, Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals, pp.135-136
- Aurelius, Meditations 2:14
- Rabbeinu Yonah on Avos 2:4
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