Month: February 2019

  • Nine Crucial Words (from Massimo Pigliucci)

    Hello I wanted to share a few blog entries from Massimo Pigliucci’s site How to Be a Stoic. He stopped contributing to it about a year ago, but the site still has years-worth of helpful entries as Massimo tracked his “personal journey into modern practical Stoicism.” The following blog entries try to elaborate on the…

  • Recap of Last Meeting (Feb. 9th)

    Last Saturday (Feb. 9th), we began discussing Massimo Pigliucci’s How to Be a Stoic, Ch. 1-2 + Appendix. There were 7 people in attendance: Randy, Kristin, Fred, Matt, Joel, Justin D., and myself (Justin K.). We were able to fit (comfortably?) in a partitioned booth at the back of the Little Tokyo Coffee Bean. All…

  • Prep for Tomorrow’s Meeting (Feb. 9)

    Hello! This message is for those who are attending tomorrow’s meeting (Feb. 9th). We’ll spend the meeting taking turns reading out loud selected passages from Massimo Pigliucci’s How to Be a Stoic Ch. 1-2 + Appendix. After reading one passage, the person who selected it should share a few thoughts with the group, after which…