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The official podcast of Modern Stoicism! If you'd like to support the podcast, check out our Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/modernstoicism !

    Mick Mulroy, and Where Philosophy and Soldiering Intersect

    Mick Mulroy, and Where Philosophy and Soldiering Intersect

    In this episode, we talk with Mick Mulroy about philosophy, soldiering, and where the two intersect.

    Mick is the co-founder of Lobo Institute, a private firm consulting, advising, and teaching on current and future conflicts. Mulroy is a former United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, a retired Central Intelligence Agency Paramilitary Operations Officer, and United States Marine. In addition, he is a Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy at the Middle East Institute, a member of the Board of Directors for Grassroots Reconciliation Group, and an ABC News National Security Analyst.

    Link to Mick's article:
    http://abcnewsradioonline.com/world-news/where-philosophy-intersects-with-war-training-stoic-soldiers.html

    If you'd like to leave a comment for us about the podcast you've heard today, head over to:
    https://modernstoicism.com/podcast-16-mick-mulroy-and-where-philosophy-and-soldiering-intersect/

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    • 29 min
    Ben Aldridge, Anxiety, Premeditation, and Voluntary Discomfort

    Ben Aldridge, Anxiety, Premeditation, and Voluntary Discomfort

    In this episode, we speak to Ben Aldridge about anxiety, premeditation, and voluntary discomfort.
    Ben is the author of  How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: 43 Weird & Wonderful Ways to Build a Strong Resilient Mindset. Ben’s challenges encourage getting uncomfortable and experiencing personal growth.

    You can learn more at his website, and find him on Instagram and Twitter.

    Also, our friends at Classical Wisdom will be hosting their inaugural online Symposium this weekend -October 24 and 25 - which will feature a number of prominent Stoics, including Donald Robertson, James S. Romm, Massimo Pigliucci and A.A. Long. 
    In fact, on Sunday there will be a panel discussion on the power the individual has in politics which will bring together Donald, Massimo and A.A. Long for the very first time.

    Modern Stoicism fans can also enjoy a 70% discount on any tickets with the code: STOIC. 
    Please go to Classicalwisdom.com/symposium or email info@classicalwisdom.com for more details... Just remember, it is taking place This weekend, so make sure to check it out while tickets last. 
    If you'd like to leave a comment for us about the podcast you've heard today, head over to: https://modernstoicism.com/podcast-15-ben-aldridge-anxiety-premeditation-and-voluntary-discomfort/

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    • 28 min
    Mick Mulroy, Philosopher Kings, Ethics, and Wisdom

    Mick Mulroy, Philosopher Kings, Ethics, and Wisdom

    In this episode, we talk with Mick Mulroy about philosopher kings, ethics, and wisdom.

    Mick is the co-founder of Lobo Institute, a private firm consulting, advising, and teaching on current and future conflicts. Mulroy is a former United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, a retired Central Intelligence Agency Paramilitary Operations Officer, and United States Marine. In addition, he is a Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy at the Middle East Institute, and an ABC News National Security Analyst.

    Mick is also on the board of directors at the Grassroots Reconciliation Group, an award-winning nonprofit that works to rehabilitate children that have been forced to fight in the Lord's Resistance Army in East Africa. He is also the co-founder of the Lobo Institute, a group that studies conflicts and how to end them, and the co-founder of the charity End Child Soldiering, that seeks to help rehabilitate former child soldiers worldwide.

    If you'd like to leave a comment for us about the podcast you've heard today, head over to: https://modernstoicism.com/podcast-14-mick-mulroy-philosopher-kings-ethics-and-wisdom/ 

    Music in this episode was provided by bensound.com

    • 31 min
    Chris Gill, Social Responsibility, Environmentalism, and Cultural Change

    Chris Gill, Social Responsibility, Environmentalism, and Cultural Change

    In this episode, I talk with Chris Gill about social responsibility, environmentalism, and cultural change.

    Chris has been a member of the Modern Stoicism team since its inception in 2012, and is Emeritus Professor of Ancient Thought at the University of Exeter.

    Check out some of Chris' other work at:
    Book list: amazon.co.uk
    Interview with The Daily Stoic: https://dailystoic.com/christopher-gill-interview/
    Interview with The Stoic Fellowship: https://medium.com/stoicism/an-interview-with-christopher-gill-81940990456e

    If you'd like to leave a comment for us about the podcast you've heard today, head over to https://modernstoicism.com/podcast-13-chris-gill-social-responsibility-environmentalism-and-cultural-change/

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    • 31 min
    Anya Leonard, Classical Wisdom, and what the classics can teach us as Stoics!

    Anya Leonard, Classical Wisdom, and what the classics can teach us as Stoics!

    In this episode, I talk to Anya Leonard about reading the classics, and what Stoics can learn from them.

    Anya is a founder and director of Classical Wisdom - a site dedicated to bringing ancient wisdom to modern minds.

    Check out Classical Wisdom at:
    Website: https://classicalwisdom.com/
    Twitter: @classicalwisdom
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClassicalWisdomWeekly/

    And check out Classical Wisdom Speaks, the official podcast of ClassicalWisdom.com!
    Podcast: https://classicalwisdom.com/podcast-classical-wisdom-speaks/

    Classical wisdom will also be hosting their first online symposium, October 24-25 - check out ClassicalWisdom.com for more details!

    If you'd like to leave a comment for us about the podcast you've heard today, head over to Modern Stoicism here!

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    • 38 min
    Contest winners, announcements, and a short break!

    Contest winners, announcements, and a short break!

    This week is just a short episode to announce the contest winners, and announce a few other pieces of news before we take a mid-season break.

    Our contest winners for last week's episode 10 are:
    - Lizette
    - Shaun
    - Nicole

    I want to thank everyone who wrote us a comment on the blog post for Episode 10! It was very much appreciated, and it's really wonderful to know that our podcast is adding value to those of you listening!

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Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Guy won’t shut up about Alexander the Great

I stopped listening after every question was about Alexander on an interview about Marcus.

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