The Stoic Jew

You Will Die Today ... OR Tomorrow (Aurelius - 4:47)

October 06, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 6 Episode 2
The Stoic Jew
You Will Die Today ... OR Tomorrow (Aurelius - 4:47)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today's episode is about Marcus Aurelius's memento mori thought experiment: If God told you that you are going to die either today OR tomorrow, would the difference of a day make a difference? And would Judaism offer a different response than Stoicism? 

This week's Torah content has been sponsored by an anonymous donor, in memory of her grandmother, Golda Henya bat Devora a"h.

Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- How to Enjoy the Present Day As If It’s Your Last (Aurelius – Meditations 7:69)
- Aurelius - Meditations 4:17: Memento Mori ... but How?

- Aurelius, Meditations 4:47
- Seneca, Consolation to Marcia 2:13
- Koheles 6:6
- Berachos 5b with Maharsha Chidushei Aggados
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