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Meditations

I finished Meditations by Marcus Aurelius a few days ago and have been reflecting on the Stoic ideals he discussed. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who followed Stoic philosophy and wrote his own personal experience and take on the philosophy. What is Stoicism? Stoicism is a philosophy that focuses on virtue as the primary... Continue Reading →

The Silk Roads

Since I was a child I’ve always been fascinated by history and geography. I loved learning about ancient cultures from the Greeks and Romans to the Renaissance and the enlightenment. History is truly the ultimate story encompassing our ancestors and how we as humans got to where we are today. As a history fan the... Continue Reading →

Lessons of History

I've just finished The Lessons of History by Will & Ariel Durant winners of The Pulitzer Prize. This piece is a short 100-page book highlighting the most significant ideas from the deeper works that the Durants completed about history. It highlights key ideas from all facets of history and does a fantastic job tying back... Continue Reading →

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