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Are you even Stoic if you don't take ice-baths, fast, or regularly underdress?

Michael and I discuss why the Stoics argued for voluntary suffering – but also what they said about how it should be practiced. We then debate whether one should show off and share how  we practice voluntary suffering in our own lives.

(03:18) What is Voluntary Suffering?

(07:31) Why You Should Train Your Body

(19:51) Stoic Warnings

(38:59) Summarizing

(41:31) How We Practice Voluntary Suffering

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