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Death and the View From Above — An Excerpt from Don Robertson’s “How to Think Like a Roman Emperor”

December 13, 2020 Daily Stoic Season 3 Episode 375
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Death and the View From Above — An Excerpt from Don Robertson’s “How to Think Like a Roman Emperor”
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Death and the View From Above — An Excerpt from Don Robertson’s “How to Think Like a Roman Emperor”
Dec 13, 2020 Season 3 Episode 375
Daily Stoic

On today’s episode, Ryan features another clip from the audiobook of Donald Robertson’s 2019 book How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, published by Macmillan Audio, and available wherever book and audios are sold. This chapter focuses on the last days of Marcus Aurelius, and what lessons they hold for all of us.

For more from Ryan and Donald, check out their appearance on Daily Stoic’s podcast from August, when they discussed the history behind Stoicism, the Antonine Plague, and more.

Donald Robertson is a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist, trainer, and writer. Robertson has been researching Stoicism and applying it in his work for twenty years. He is one of the founding members of the non-profit organization Modern Stoicism. His 2019 book How to Think Like a Roman Emperor (audiobook) is published by Macmillan Audio and available wherever books and audiobooks are sold.

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Show Notes

On today’s episode, Ryan features another clip from the audiobook of Donald Robertson’s 2019 book How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, published by Macmillan Audio, and available wherever book and audios are sold. This chapter focuses on the last days of Marcus Aurelius, and what lessons they hold for all of us.

For more from Ryan and Donald, check out their appearance on Daily Stoic’s podcast from August, when they discussed the history behind Stoicism, the Antonine Plague, and more.

Donald Robertson is a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist, trainer, and writer. Robertson has been researching Stoicism and applying it in his work for twenty years. He is one of the founding members of the non-profit organization Modern Stoicism. His 2019 book How to Think Like a Roman Emperor (audiobook) is published by Macmillan Audio and available wherever books and audiobooks are sold.

Today’s episode is also brought to you by Thuma. Thuma has spent thousands of hours making the perfect platform bed frame, called The Bed. The Bed by Thuma is super supportive of your mattress, breathes well, and is built to naturally minimize noise. Thuma ships your bed frame right to your door, and it takes five minutes to assemble, no tools required. Visit Thuma.co/stoic to get free shipping on your order of The Bed today. 

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Follow Donald Robertson:

Homepage: https://donaldrobertson.name/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/howtothinklikearomanemperor

Twitter: https://twitter.com/donjrobertson

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/robertsontraining/

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Donald-Robertson/e/B002Q2WSPA