Stoicism at the US Marine Corps University

In February, I had the pleasure of being invited to give a talk on Stoicism and mental resilience to the US Marine Corps University in Quantico. While I was there I went into their studio to record an interview for their podcast Eagles, Globes and Anchors. You can listen via any of the links below. […]

Announcing: Modern Stoicism Toronto

I’m delighted to announce that we now have a small team working to represent the Modern Stoicism movement in Toronto. Stoicon, the international Modern Stoicism conference will be hosted again in Toronto this year and in the lead up to that event we’ll be working to develop the Stoicism community locally. The first step is […]

Medium: Stoicism in Gladiator 2

“The general who became a slave. The slave who became a gladiator. The gladiator who defied an emperor.” — Commodus, Gladiator Deadline recently announced that Paramount Pictures have green-lit a sequel to the hugely successful sword-and-sandals action movie, Gladiator (2000). Gladiator 2 will be directed, like its forerunner, by Ridley Scott. Back in 2006, the musician Nick Cave wrote a fairly surreal script for Gladiator […]

Stoicism versus Jordan Peterson on Anger

I run a large Stoicism discussion forum and write books about Stoic philosophy. Periodically, we tend to get posts from people who think Jordan Peterson is a Stoic. In a sense, that’s surprising. As far as I’m aware, Peterson’s never once mentioned Stoicism and there’s no hint in his talks or writings that he’s ever even […]

Flash Sale: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

Price drop special offer!  I’m delighted to announce that my publisher are offering my latest book for only $2.68 today only on Amazon US.   Claim your discount on the Kindle edition from Amazon US Similar offers are also available in other countries, including Canada where the Kindle edition is $2.99 today and the United Kingdom where it is half price.  How to Think Like a Roman Emperor has […]

December Only: Free Audiobook Sample from How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

To celebrate the Roman Festival of Saturnalia, you’ll be able to listen to a free audiobook sample of the entire final chapter from my bestselling book on Stoicism, How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius. Don’t miss out, though! This freebie will only be available until the end of […]