Jonas Salzgeber, Author at NJlifehacks

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Musonius Rufus: Why Practice Beats Theory

Stoic teacher Musonius Rufus thought practice to be more effective than theory. In support of his own opinion, he asked the following:“Suppose there are two men, one of whom has sailed many times and has already piloted many boats, and the other of who has sailed few times and has never been a pilot. Suppose […]

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“How to Think Like a Roman Emperor” by Donald Robertson (Book Summary)

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor by Donald Robertson is an engaging introduction to one of history’s greatest figures: Marcus Aurelius. Thus the subtitle, “The Stoic philosophy of Marcus Aurelius.” “This entire book is designed to help you follow Marcus in acquiring strength of mind and eventually a more profound sense of fulfillment,” Robertson writes. […]

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“Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl (Book Summary)

Man’s Search for Meaning is a book by psychotherapist Viktor Frankl, who was a long-time prisoner in bestial concentration camps during the Second World War. The book details some of his personal experiences and how they led to his discovery of logotherapy. “A psychiatrist who personally has faced such extremity is a psychiatrist worth listening to,” […]

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