Seneca - On the Shortness of Life

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December 26th, 2020

28 mins 44 secs

Season 4

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The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living, the importance of reason and morality, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives—and destroyed them.

Sam and Nico breakdown "On the Shortness of life" and contemplate the shortness of their own lives and the priorities that really matter.