Podcast 231 | Stoicism

By Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus ·

In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua talks about stoicism, what it means to live a good life, and different philosophies for living with author and professor William B. Irvine, and they answer the following questions:

  • Is stoicism applicable to all cultures?
  • How do I explain the benefits of stoicism to my loved ones?
  • How do I practice stoicism without sacrificing human emotion?

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  • “Stoicism is not about abolishing emotion; stoicism is about trying to minimize the number of negative emotions and embracing the positive emotions.” —William B. Irvine
  • “Too much of a good thing is a bad thing.” —Joshua Fields Millburn

Mentioned in This Episode

  • Added Value: “Window”
  • Book: A Guide to the Good Life
  • Book: A Slap in the Face
  • Book: Against Empathy
  • Book: Essential
  • Book: On Desire
  • Book: The Stoic Challenge
  • Essay: Minimalism Renewed
  • Instagram: Jordan Moore
  • Instagram: Podcast Shawn
  • Instagram: Jessica Williams
  • Listen: Quarantine Qonversations
  • Patreon: The Minimalists
  • Resources: The Minimalists
  • Subscribe: The Minimalists
  • Tour: The Minimalists
  • Website: William B. Irvine

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