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78: God Is A Question, Not An Answer With Dr. William Irwin

12/9/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 78: God is a Question, Not an Answer with Dr. William Irwin. Dr. Irwin -- fond of the Stoic tradition mentioned in his book -- joins me again on this podcast following his appearance on episode twelve to talk about his new book 'God is a Question, Not an Answer.' We discuss intellectual humility, virtues associated with doubt, and the importance of philosophical...

Duration:00:40:27

Episode 77: Leisure

11/25/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 77 – Leisure. Add leisure to your life to experience joy, find meaning, and have balance. Be mindful of costs associated with entertainment and exercise moderation. Select worthwhile leisurely pursuits and cultivate virtue in the process. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and...

Duration:00:08:44

Episode 76: Joy

10/27/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 75 – Joy. I talk about the importance of positive emotions and how they can help us experience fulfillment in day-to-day living. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and join my Discord chat server for interactive discussion. Support my work through Patreon, Paypal, and referral...

Duration:00:08:48

Episode 75: Calculated Risks

10/21/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 75 – Calculated Risks. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and join my Discord chat server for interactive discussion. Support my work through Patreon, Paypal, and referral links by visiting the donate tab on my website. -- Support my work through Patreon and Paypal and use...

Duration:00:09:11

Episode 74: Influencing Others' Behavior

10/7/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 74 - Influencing others' behavior. I discuss the role we can play in inspiring others and exerting some level of influence in orienting others to a virtuous path making a case for having some level of influence in others' lives. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and join my...

Duration:00:09:43

Episode 73: Routine

9/30/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 73 – Routine. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and join my Discord chat server for interactive discussion. Support my work through Patreon, Paypal, and referral links by visiting the donate tab on my website. -- Mentioned in episode: 'Routine' by Stephen Wilson...

Duration:00:08:22

Episode 72: Taking The High Road

9/23/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula and my voice has mostly returned following a week break for episode 72 'Taking the High Road.' Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can email me; connect with me on social media; find past episodes; and join my Discord chat server for interactive discussion. Support my work through Patreon, Paypal, and referral links by visiting the donate tab on my website....

Duration:00:09:55

Episode 71: Cathy Young

9/10/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 71 with special guest Cathy Young. We talk about free speech, the injustice taking place in left-leaning social justice circles, authoritarianism on the right, civility, responsible use of social media, political divisions, the danger of identity politics, and the intellectual dark web. She also questions popular movements including feminism and Black Lives...

Duration:01:21:14

Episode 70: Perfectionism

8/28/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 70 – Perfectionism – Discussion about the perils of too much orientation towards perfection. We should strive for a happy medium, moderation in being conscientious. -- Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate: http://justinvacula.com/donate/ Find Justin Vacula online and listen to past content: Main website: http://www.stoicsolutionspodcast.com/ SoundCloud:...

Duration:00:09:54

Episode 69: A Vegan Lifestyle

8/17/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 69 – A Vegan Lifestyle – Reflections on my personal diet and why you should consider making changes for your health, your bank account, the environment, and animals. -- Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate: http://justinvacula.com/donate/ Find Justin Vacula online and listen to past content: Main website: http://www.stoicsolutionspodcast.com/ SoundCloud:...

Duration:00:10:59

Episode 68: Filmmaker Kenny Luck

8/11/2018
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Kenny Luck is an author, filmmaker; photographer; videographer; and a doctoral student studying Human Development at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He released the documentary 'Half Empty: Life in America's Unhappiest City' in 2016 and 'Opoid Nation: The Making of an Epidemic' in 2017. He last appeared on this podcast in June of 2017 to talk about his work on Henry David Thoreau in his book 'Thumbing Through Thoreau.' We talk about his documentaries and -- more generally –...

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 67: Stoicism, Not Feminism

8/2/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 67 – Stoicism, Not Feminism: A response to a July 2018 New York Times piece titled 'What Feminists Can Do for Boys' written by feminist author Jessica Valenti in which she encourages rejection of expectations that men be strong and stoic. -- Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate: http://justinvacula.com/donate/ Find Justin Vacula online and listen to past...

Duration:00:10:50

Episode 66: Core Concepts In Stoicism

7/28/2018
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I provide a short overview of practical core ideas in Stoicism which can help you live a more productive, examined, and fulfilled life. -- Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate: http://justinvacula.com/donate/ Find Justin Vacula online and listen to past content: Main website: http://www.stoicsolutionspodcast.com/ SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/justinvacula iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/stoic-philosophy/id1264404483 YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/justinvacula...

Duration:00:11:10

Episode 65: Simon Drew Of The Practical Stoic Podcast

7/21/2018
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Today's guest is Simon Drew, host of The Practical Stoic Podcast. We talk about self-improvement, goal setting, motivation, finding meaning in life, spending time well, reducing anxiety, friendship, and music. Simon Drew is a Stoic mindset coach, a personal trainer, photographer, and musician who hails from Australia. He describes Stoicism as the ultimate philosophy for modern life which can enable anyone to be happy, healthy, and fulfilled. -- Support through Patreon and Paypal Donate:...

Duration:00:46:30

Episode 64: Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma on Stoicism and Christianity

7/16/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 64: Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma on Stoicism and Christianity Today's guest is Dr. Regan Lance Reitsma, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, PA who joins me to talk about similarities and differences between Stoicism and Christianity. We also talk about gratitude, prudence, integrity, humility, having proper perspective, goal-setting,...

Duration:00:55:50

Episode 63: Interview with Musicians of Cellar Darling

7/8/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula. This is Episode 63: Interview with the musicians of Cellar Darling. Anna Murphy (songwriter, vocalist, hurdy gurdy player, and flutist) accompanied by Merlin Sutter (drummer and songwriter) joined me for a candid, humble, and insightful conversation – often coupled with laughter – about their applications of Stoicism in private and public life. We spoke about their appreciation...

Duration:00:42:46

Episode 62: Dr. David Kyle Johnson On Free Will and Science Fiction

6/30/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm Justin Vacula and this is episode 62 – David Kyle Johnson on Free Will and Science Fiction. We talk about Mr. Spok, emotions, deliberation, neuroscience, changing habits, self-improvement, and finding meaning in life amidst content presented in his new online course 'Sci Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy' hosted by The Great Courses. David Kyle Johnson is a professor of philosophy at King’s College in...

Duration:00:52:47

Episode 61: Ward Farnsworth Author Of The Practicing Stoic

6/24/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm Justin Vacula and this is episode 61 – Ward Farnsworth author of The Practicing Stoic. We talk about the psychological benefits of applying Stoicism, finding fulfillment in life, and changing bad habits amidst discussion of his chapters on judgments, externals, perspective, death, desire, emotion, and adversity. Ward Farnsworth is Dean of the University of Texas School of Law. He has written extensively...

Duration:00:37:29

Episode 60: Steve Karafit Of The Sunday Stoic Podcast

6/16/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm Justin Vacula and this is episode 60 – Steve Karafit of the Sunday Stoic Podcast. We talk about how Stoicism can help us overcome adversity including grief and illness; the appeal of Stoicism to non-religious people; music; and regret. We also talk about Steve's upbringing on a family farm and ethical considerations towards animals and one's diet. Steve is originally from rural western Ohio where his...

Duration:00:43:57

Episode 58: Donald Robertson on Modern Stoicism and Online Communities

6/9/2018
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You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm Justin Vacula and this is episode 58 – Modern Stoicism and Online Communities with Donald Robertson. We talk about the appeal of Stoic Philosophy in modern times, the benefits of online communities, challenges associated with online discussion and moderation, dealing with insults, handling adversity, and modern Stoic resources including online training courses and larger events. Today's special guest...

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