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Stoicism is a philosophy that is ultimately geared towards attaining knowledge. Because of that it is crucial to know what kind of media environment we live in and how to navigate it.

In this episode, Caleb speaks with philosophy professor Justin McBrayer. They discuss his book Beyond Fake News: Finding the Truth in a World of Misinformation.

Justin provides an important framework for how to think about the problem and strategies for individuals who want to see the world as it is.

Learn more about Justin McBrayer at his website.

Stoa Conversations is Caleb Ontiveros and Michael Tremblay’s podcast on Stoic theory and practice.

Caleb and Michael work together on the Stoa app. Stoa is designed to help you build resilience and focus on what matters. It combines the practical philosophy of Stoicism with modern techniques and meditation.

Become more Stoic with the Stoa app.

Subscribe to The Stoa Letter for weekly meditations, actions, and links to the best Stoic resources:

Caleb Ontiveros has a background in academic philosophy (MA) and startups. His favorite Stoic is Marcus Aurelius. Follow him here:

Michael Tremblay also has a background in academic philosophy (PhD) where he focused on Epictetus. He is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His favorite Stoic is Epictetus. Follow him here:

Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.