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Want to become more Stoic? Join us and other Stoics this October: Stoicism Applied by Caleb Ontiveros and Michael

Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself”

In this conversation, Michael and Caleb discuss the Stoic discipline of desire.

(02:05) Introduction

(10:41) Mastering Desire

(13:21) Stoic Theory of Happiness

(15:43) Beginner vs Advanced

(19:00) Love for Universal Nature

(21:00) Mindfulness

(25:37) Reinterpretation

(28:26) Amor Fati

(31:15) Attention

(38:35) Circumscribing the Present

(44:42) Challenges

(49:17) How Can You Love Fate?

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