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Who were the Cynics and why did the Stoics treat them as exemplars?

In this conversation, Caleb speaks with Dr. M. D. Usher about the ancient philosophy of Cynicism, its training program, and way of life.

How to Say No

(00:47) Farming

(02:21) What Is Cynicism

(06:56) Outsiders

(10:39) Living In Accordance With Nature

(15:15) Storytime

(23:18) Training Program

(32:39) Socrates

(38:38) Modern Cynics

(45:12) Returning to Stoicism and Cynicism

(48:19) Lazy Stoics

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