The Stoic Jew

Life as Reruns of a Scary Movie (Aurelius - Meditations 4:44)

September 01, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss
The Stoic Jew
Life as Reruns of a Scary Movie (Aurelius - Meditations 4:44)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today’s episode continues on the theme of change with a focus a technique for escaping the patterns of personal drama which are the cause of so much of our anxiety. 

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Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- Change: Neither Good Nor Bad (Aurelius - Meditations 4:42)

- Aurelius, Meditations 4:44; 6:46
- Bruce Tift, Already Free: Buddhism Meets Psychotherapy on the Path of Liberation
- Koheles 1:8-11
Stoic texts:
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
Letters from a Stoic Master (Seneca)
The Discourses of Epictetus
The Enchiridion (Handbook) of Epictetus
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