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Epictetus, one of the greatest of the ancient thinkers, believed that the primary mission of philosophy is to help ordinary people meet the challenges of daily life and deal with losses, disappointments, and grief. His prescription for the good life: master desires, perform one's duties, and learn to think clearly about oneself and the larger community. This recording includes an interview with philosopher Jacob Needleman on the significance of Epictetus' work. Download and start listening now!

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    " if you need some daily inspiration on how to live a proud and moral life..this is it baby. Amazing interpretation of Epictetus' greek text. "

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    " stoic rules to live by. Non-attachment to what is not within our control is the secret to contentment. "

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