The Stoic Jew

Be Fire, My Friend (Aurelius - Meditations 4:1)

August 05, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 12
The Stoic Jew
Be Fire, My Friend (Aurelius - Meditations 4:1)
Show Notes

Synopsis: In today’s episode we take another look at the similar teachings of Marcus Aurelius, who urges us to “be fire,” and Bruce Lee, who urged us to “be water.” I set out to record this episode without planning what I would say, and the result may come as a surprise. I am definitely open to hearing your input.

Today's Torah content was sponsored by someone who wishes to remain anonymous for someone else whom they wish to remain anonymous for an occasion that I'm told should not be mentioned. I would have found some sneaky way to show honor and gratitude to those involved and for the event being commemorated, but I must respect true tznius when I see it.

Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- Aurelius - Meditations 4:1

 Sources:
- Aurelius, Meditations 4:1
- Bruce Lee
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