The Practical Stoic Patreon Community 

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I currently offer four options to become more actively involved in the Practical Stoic community via Patreon. See below for details of my pledge tiers and the associated benefits.  








Practicing temperance in all that you do? Every dollar counts, so thank you so much for your kind patronage! Here's what you'll receive in return: 

- Access to all 239 episodes of the Practical Stoic Podcast recorded between 2017 and 2020

Learning Schedule

Below you'll find a full schedule of upcoming meetups and live interviews within my Patreon community.  

  • The Practical Stoic Meetup

  • Practical Stoic Live Interviews

The Practical Stoic Meetup

The Practical Stoic Meetup is all about coming together to share ideas and experiences, and to learn and grow with common purpose. Each week Simon or other group members present lessons and also engage in group discussion. See below for upcoming lesson topics. 

July 5, 2020 7am (AEST)

Meetup Topic: Seneca on the Madness of Crowds

Reading: Seneca's Epistles, VII & XIV

Meetup Questions: 

  • How can we effectively be in the crowd but not of the crowd?
  • What are some similarities between the crowds Seneca talked about and those we see today?

July 12, 2020 7am (AEST)

Meetup Topic: Seneca on Fear

Reading: Seneca's Epistles, XIII & XLIX

Meetup Questions: 

  • What does Seneca teach you about fear?
  • When have you overcome fear in your own life, and how did you do it?

July 19, 2020 7am (AEST)

Meetup Topic: Moral Progress

Reading: Seneca's Epistles, XXXII, XXXVII, XX & XLII

Meetup Questions: 

  • What does Seneca teach you about making effective moral progress?
  • How have you managed to maintain positive character changes?

July 26, 2020 7am (AEST)

Meetup Topic: The God Within Us

Reading: Seneca's Epistles, XLI

Meetup Questions: 

  • What is Seneca's conception of "God" in this epistle? 
  • How could this world view be helpful/harmful? 

August 2, 2020 7am (AEST)

Meetup Topic: The Supreme Good

Reading: Seneca's Epistles, LXXI, XXVII

Meetup Questions: 

  • What is Seneca's idea of the supreem good? 
  • How do you distinguish good? 

August 9, 2020 (AEST)

Meetup Topic: The Philosopher's Task

Reading: Seneca's Epistles, LXIV

Meetup Questions: 

  • What is the philosopher's task, according to Seneca?
  • WHat is your duty as a student of philosophy?

"We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men." - Herman Melville