The Stoic Jew

Matt Schneeweiss, the God of Time (Seneca - On the Shortness of Life)

November 05, 2023 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 13 Episode 6
The Stoic Jew
Matt Schneeweiss, the God of Time (Seneca - On the Shortness of Life)
Show Notes

Length: 29 minutes 47 seconds
Synopsis: In today's unscripted "Stoic self-talk workshop" episode, I reflect aloud on a mistake I caught myself making, in which I fell victim to the "God fantasy" of living life as though I were outside of time.

Related Content:
- for my most recent shiur on the phrase "b'Shem Hashem El Olam," here's Part 1 and here's Part 2; I gave these shiurim in September 2020, and have no recollection of what I said, so if you listen to it, let me know if it still holds up!

Sources:
- Rashi on Bereishis 3:4-5
- Sforno on Bereishis 21:33
- Oliver Burkeman, Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals, pp.48-49
- Seneca, On the Shortness of Life
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