The Stoic Jew

Seneca Letter #2 - On Doing Nothing (Part 4 of 4) The Experiment

February 05, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 3 Episode 5
The Stoic Jew
Seneca Letter #2 - On Doing Nothing (Part 4 of 4) The Experiment
Show Notes

Seneca – Letter #2
Judging by what you write me, and by what I hear, I am forming a good opinion regarding your future. You do not run hither and thither and distract yourself by changing your abode; for such restlessness is the sign of a disordered spirit. The primary indication, to my thinking, of a well-ordered mind is a man’s ability to remain in one place and linger in his own company.
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Stoic texts:
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
Letters from a Stoic Master (Seneca)
The Discourses of Epictetus
The Enchiridion (Handbook) of Epictetus
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