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

“The discipline of assent consists essentially in refusing to accept within oneself all representations which are other than objective or adequate.”

In this conversation, Caleb and Michael discuss the discipline of judgement (also called the discipline of assent).

It's all about how to think like a Stoic.

(01:48) Introduction

(07:49) Significance

(14:30) Lines from Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus

(19:32) The Judge

(22:49) Decomposition

(26:43) Basic Mistakes

(32:49) Logical Skill

(35:43) Changing Behavior

(38:39) Suspending Judgement

(40:42) Impression vs Lekta

(46:55) Helping the Ignorant

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