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Summary

The Tao of Seneca (volumes 1-3) is an introduction to Stoic philosophy through the words of Seneca. If you study Seneca, you'll be in good company. He was popular with the educated elite of the Greco-Roman Empire, but Thomas Jefferson also had Seneca on his bedside table. Thought leaders in Silicon Valley tout the benefits of Stoicism, and NFL management, coaches, and players alike - from teams such as the Patriots and Seahawks - have embraced it because the principles make them better competitors. Stoicism is a no-nonsense philosophical system designed to produce dramatic real-world effects. Think of it as an ideal operating system for thriving in high-stress environments. This is your guide.

Public Domain (P)2015 Seneca and Marcus, LLC

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I can only be honest...

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Yes I would recommend it. But I would recommend listening to the audiobook version first because the narrator's voice is quite difficult to listen to.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Tao of Seneca?

Nothing stood out.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of John A. Robinson?

ME!

Was The Tao of Seneca worth the listening time?

If the narrator was easier to listen to.

Any additional comments?

Trial narrator's prior to going ahead. For me, John A. Robinson's voice really get's in the way.

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Solid advice and worth a listen but read better

waffles a little at times and although I don't personally like a narator, I feel he needs more gravitas, it is still great advice to live to. I would personally suggest meditations by Marcus Aurelius as a better choice if you have not yet read it. Much more engaging and immersive with a great performance by the narator.

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love it

i like to listen to this every so often, it feels concrete and reliable. makes me feel like some things are not so bad as really they are not all that important and not worth the worry

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lots wrong with this book

I dunno, personally I couldn't get past the narrator's put-on voice. hard to read too.

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I can't stand the voice

maybe it's just me but the readers voice rubs me the wrong way. hence I can't listen to it

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Stoicism - a 2000 year old breath of fresh air!

Wise words written almost 2000 years ago and just as relevant today. There are life lessons here for everyone. Excellent narration.

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The Mind's Training Ground

This book feels like stepping into a gym for the mind buth with a guide.

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Great book<br />

Good narrator and great book, most definitely recommend this book. Im definitely reading vol II

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Fantastic - Well done Tim

"Life changer" for Tim means this is a top priority listen! Thanks for making this available Tim .. As your first reviewer, I'll accept that coffee (or special tequila) whenever you're ready ..

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