Stoicism: Courage Under Fire

I said I was going to the Marine Corps University to talk about Stoicism and asked you to vote for books you’d like me to review. The poll winner was Stockdale’s Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot. So here is my article with a fairly in-depth review… it’s one of the most unique and inspiring… Continue reading Stoicism: Courage Under Fire

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… Continue reading Medium: Stoicism in Gladiator 2

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… Continue reading Flash Sale: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

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