The Daily Stoic
The Daily Stoic
Feb 2, 2021
Things Are Not That Different
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“We live in the glorious future. Yet somehow it is exactly the same as the past. The scourge of the ancient world: Pirates. Pompey fought them in Cato’s time. Bandits and highwaymen. Countless Romans suffered their depretations. Epictetus had his house broken into by one. Plagues. Marcus Aurelius lived through a decade and a half of one, likely dying of it himself.”

Ryan explains why there is nothing new under the sun, and why we should be prepared for the same trials that have come before us, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast.


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