The Stoic Jew

Even the Wise Can Be Petty (Aurelius - Meditations 4:38)

August 12, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 16
The Stoic Jew
Even the Wise Can Be Petty (Aurelius - Meditations 4:38)
Show Notes

Synopsis: In today’s episode we return to Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations with a one-liner cautioning us to remember the humanness of the wise. 

This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Joey and Estee Lichter in honor of the marriage of Isaac and Aviva.

Sources:
- Aurelius, Meditations 4:38
- Rambam: Mishneh Torah, Sefer ha’Mada, Hilchos Deios 6:1
- John Steinbeck, East of Eden
- Plato, Crito
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