Spencer argues that we face five crises and how we respond to them determines who we are as individuals and society. These crises pertain to reality, body, meaning, religion, and regime.
We discuss these challenges, classical accounts of virtue, and whether Stoicism has what it takes to answer the predicament we're in.
(00:32) Spencer's Story
(06:59) Career and The Hero's Journey
(11:12) Recovering The Good
(16:55) The Unitary Nature of Virtue
(30:30) How to Save The West
(35:00) When was the West at its Best?
(44:11) Is Stoicism Enough?
Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.