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BBC Documentary of the Week
A Brief History of Anger: 13 Mar 15
Fri, 13 Mar 15
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American satirist Joe Queenan follows up his Brief Histories of Irony and Blame with A Brief History of Anger - spats, tantrums and explosions from the archive. Good anger, bad anger, creative anger, and the occasional childish moment caught on microphone.
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New Painted Porch episode. 
In episode 7 we have an interview with Erik Wiegardt [43:30] about the Society of Epictetus. Also we discuss the Tablet of Thebes [17:20] and commonplace books [29:45]. LInks mentioned in this episode: Steven Umbrello's blog and podcast Stoically Speaking; Steven Umbrello's article on ...
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I'm beginning a new Stoic podcast in April. 'Good Fortune' is focused on maintaining the Stoic outlook throughout the day. More info in the audio announcement.
I'm launching a podcast in April! Listen below for details, and follow the links below to be up on Good Fortune news. * Good Fortune Twitter Feed * Immoderate Stoic Facebook Page
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Absolutely looking forward to it!
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Kinda says it all.  :-)
 
"It’s just gonna be you, me, and our fragile egos."
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Any expansion of knowledge of Hellenistic philosophy is great news. 
 

This would be a major breakthrough for our understanding of later Epicureanism! One of the major schools of antiquity that has been quite underrepresented would have a good portion of the later works restored. And who knows. . . maybe we'd even get a few more texts by Epicurus, who was one of the more prolific authors of antiquity.
Philosophy of science IN 1752 Camillo Paderni, an artist who had been put in charge of the growing pile of antiquities being dug up at Herculaneum, a seaside town...
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I really like these RSA animated videos. This one is probably of interest to anyone interested in ethics. 
 
10'28'' video on going beyond the naïve definition of empathy…

Relevant to my previous post on the naïve definitions of freedom,  and the associated, rich thread (at gplus.wallez.name/DvHnoS35TEx) but also relevant to a much wider conversation!

#engagedBuddhism #empathy  
h/t +Brad Esau 
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"Pause 3 Seconds" - A thoughtful approach to parenthood and life.
  I wish I hadn’t taken my husband’s coffee pot and smashed it in the sink. I knew it the moment I steadied my shaking hands against the metal basin filled with jagged slivers of glass. Regret...
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No time like the present to start thinking about it. 
 
How do you want to die? Meet the movement on a mission to make death part of popular conversation
A growing national movement to normalize end-of-life discussions among family and friends has gained traction in recent months. As Medicare considers whether to cover such conversations with physicians, The Conversation Project, a Boston-based non-profit, is highlighting the importance of talking openly about dying. Special Correspondent Lynn Sherr reports.
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From the same folks who brought you The Philosopher's Mail. 
Nowadays, almost all of us wish we could be calmer. It’s one of the distinctive longings of the modern age. Across history, people have tended to seek out adventure and excitement. But most of us have had a bit too much of that now. The desire to be more tranquil and focused is the new, ever more
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Thank you for crediting him, +Jim Randolph. As with so many things on the web, the original authorship gets lost in the digital shuffle. 
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Erik Wiegardt announces new org and school for theistic Stoicism. http://newstoa.info/article158.html
Introduction. Almost five years ago, at the Marcus Aurelius Conference held in San Diego, there was a rumbling among some of those in attendance for recognition and development of the religious aspect of Stoic philosophy. An Army Major in particular just wouldn't let the subject drop, ...
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Funny stuff. 
 
"So...can you help me get my purse back? I really loved that purse." "Woman's love involves injustice and blindness against everything that she does not love... Woman is not yet capable of friendship: women are still cats and birds. Or at best cows..." Didn't get the joke?
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Fun movie to watch. 
 
The stoics philosophy is played out in this silent philosophical movi
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A bit about the new lecture series here at our local library, spanning all of 2015 -- exploring an area in which I do quite a bit of my scholarly and practical work, through ancient and medieval texts and thinkers
I'm Gregory B. Sadler, and this is the oldest of all my blogs . . . providing a virtual locus for (relatively) short essays exploring topics in philosophy, religion, politics, education, culture, and literature mainly. . . . also a nexus for my various other online projects and involvements, ...
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So does a Stoic who receives an unexpected promotion at work suddenly find herself on Cloud 5 ? 
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Audio at the bottom you scroll all the way down. 
 
Mental resilience in the face of hardship may be a natural state of being. (#NOVAnext)
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Why We Need Greek Wisdom Today: Prof. Angie Hobbs Rounds of the Stoicism Event in London with a Critique of Stoicism, its main strengths and weaknesses. 
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