#134: The Tao of Seneca
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This is a special episode that is the result of more than 10 years of dreaming. For years, I’ve been studying Stoicism, but I’ve always had a particular interest in The Tao of Seneca. What is the Tao of Seneca? There’s a collection of letters called, “The Moral Letters to Lucilius.” And I have read this entire collection of letters and other letters of Seneca, the author, probably more than 100 times. It has been my constant companion for at least the last 10 years. And I have given various forms of these letters to more friends than I can even count and several hundred acquaintances — I feel that strongly about it. So when people ask me about my favorite book, I say this collection of letters. The problem has been there is no good audio edition. So I, for many months now, have made this my passion project to create The Tao of Seneca: Practical Letters from a Stoic Master. Three volumes, and it covers them all. Here’s the description: The Tao of Seneca is an introduction to the stoic philosophy through the…