The philosophy of Snufkin pt.3 [Snufkin and Socrates on knowing yourself]

In a lot of ways, Snufkin is my hero. Because of this, this and also this. And there’s similarities between Snufkin and another raggedy-clothed fellow who roamed around doing his own thing, without worrying about the distractions, opinions or desires of the outside world –Socrates. Socrates said that the knowing your …

The philosophy of: Snufkin pt. 2

It’s valuable to have mentors. Whether dead or alive, people who do things, approach things or think in a way you’d like to. They’re the ones who can get you closer to that. But getting too close or worshipping them without questioning them is misleading, possibly dangerous and mutes your …

Here’s my review of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations (and Stoicism): Just look at the state of the book. [+ The philosophy of: Marcus Aurelius]

6 weeks ago, my copy of Marcus Aurelius Meditations looked like this: And yesterday, after consciously taking my time to read as little of it every day as possible (so as to think about and most importantly try put it into practice) I finished. Just over a month later (not 20 years), now …