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Fruits of the Forest

Thanks to everyone who got up for 10.30am on a Monday morning  to talk about the Life of the Stoic at Forest Hill Library. What I didn’t tell you is that I realised on the bus there that I’d left all my notes and the hand-outs at home. 243 more words

Motivational Monday (September 1, 2014)

HAPPY LABOR DAY!  Happy September to you too!  I hope you have a great day whether you have the day off or not.  Here are a few quotes for your week: 33 more words

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Why Diogenes Refused to Give References

This week in the Great Books Project we will hit the 5,000-page mark in the Man and Society category, although I can’t say I’m really feeling more manly or social than usual. 783 more words

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Why Diogenes Refused to Give References

This week in the Great Books Project we will hit the 5,000-page mark in the Man and Society category, although I can’t say I’m really feeling more manly or social than usual. 783 more words

As You Wish...

“If you wish to be a writer, write.”

— Epictetus
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August 29th - Balancing scales

“If your body was turned over to just anyone, you would doubtless take exception. Why aren’t you ashamed that you have made your mind vulnerable to anyone who happens to criticise you, so that it automatically becomes confused and upset?”

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Stoics in the Library

Our next bibliotherapeutic outing is on Monday 1st September, 10:30am at Forest Hill Library. We will be talking about the Stoic philosophers, especially Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. 96 more words