Tag: wisdom

Introducing The Poet & The Sage

In this episode Simon Drew introduces his first published book, The Poet & The Sage, which is now available for pre-order at thewalledgarden.store/products/copy-of-the-poet-the-sage.  About the book: The Poet & The Sage is an esoteric work of deep symbolism and archetypal metaphor. Delivered through the time-tested language of poetry and prose, The Poet & The Sage […]

Prof. Joseph Siracusa | The Coming War with China?

In this episode, Simon speaks with Prof. Joseph Siracusa about the potential threat of a war with China. Prof. Joseph Siracusa is the professor of Political History and International Diplomacy at Curtin University. Born and raised in Chicago and a long time resident of Australia, Joseph studied at the University of Denver and the University of Vienna […]

Inspiration Session II. Jake Bush on Nature, Humanism, and Finding Purpose

Continuing our series on our vision for The Walled Garden, this week we hear from another contributor, Jake Bush. Jake shares his experiences growing up in rural Idaho and how spending time in nature contributed toward his philosophies on life. He discusses growing up in, and subsequently separating from the Mormon faith, traveling the world […]

Inspiration Session II. Jacob Bush on Nature, Humanism, and Finding Purpose

This episode is the first of what will be four inspiration sessions within The Walled Garden. These sessions are designed to allow each contributing founder of The Walled Garden (Simon Drew, Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, and Jacob Bush) to share what it is that they’d like to contribute to The Walled Garden community.  Today, we’re […]

Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, Jacob Bush, & Simon Drew Introduce The Walled Garden

This is the first episode of the revamped Practical Stoic Podcast, now The Walled Garden Podcast. In this episode, Simon Drew, Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, and Jacob Bush discuss their new collaboration, as well as the vision and mission of The Walled Garden, and the symbolism behind the name.

Stephen Jenkinson | Covid Tribalism, the Role of Art, and Reading the Cultural Landscape

Stephen is a teacher, author, storyteller, spiritual activist, and founder of Orphan Wisdom, a teaching house for skills of deep living and making human culture that is mandatory in endangered, endangering times. He makes books, tends the farm and mends broken handles and fences, succumbs to interviews, teaches, and performs internationally. His new book, A […]

Jack Visnjic | The Invention of Duty

Jack Visnjic is a classicist and historian of philosophy interested in uncovering longterm patterns in history. He has a B.A. in classics and mathematics from Columbia University and a PhD in ancient philosophy from Princeton. His book, The Invention of Duty, explores the origins of the notion of ‘moral duty’ in Greco-Roman antiquity, and claims that the […]

Character, According to Stoicism | Masterclass with Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos

In this episode Kai, Leo and Simon discuss the Stoic approach to character and its development. To hear the entire conversation, including the Q&A with other Patreon members who were also in attendance, go to patreon.com/simonjedrew/. About Kai Whiting: Kai Whiting is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at UCLouvain, Belgium. He Tweets @kaiwhiting and blogs […]

Dr. Foojan Zeine | Anxiety, Identity, and the Seasons of Life

About our Guest: Dr. Foojan Zeine is a Psychotherapist, Radio/podcast host, International Speaker, and author. She has her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist practicing online and in her office in Southern California. Dr. Zeine is the originator of “Awareness Integration” educational and psychological theory and intervention, and the author of Life Reset – The Awareness Integration […]

Kai Whiting & Leonidas Konstantakos | The Circles of Concern

In this episode Kai, Leo and Simon discuss the Stoic principle of the circles of concern. To hear the entire conversation, including the Q&A with other Patreon members who were also in attendance, go to patreon.com/simonjedrew/. About Kai Whiting: Kai Whiting is a researcher and lecturer in sustainability and Stoicism based at UCLouvain, Belgium. He Tweets @kaiwhiting and […]