Why is everyone reading the stoics?

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Marcus Aurelius statue in Rome, Italy. Photo by Pixabay.

Ancient stoic wisdom is having an unexpected modern day resurgence. Whether it’s daily Instagram quotes, blogs, or good old fashioned books — the writings of Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus are today enjoying something of a comeback. And their appeal is wide, including entrepreneurs, hipsters, sports figures, and even parents.

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Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Andrea Brody