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Seneca said thousands of years ago: “Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.” This aphorism still stands the test of time.
Physical culture, and eventually exercise, became a tangible and easily understood way to modify ourselves. Prior to all the industrial and technological revolutions, we didn't dissociate ourselves from our bodies. Your sense of self was not secular from your body—they were one and the same. Thus changing our body meant changing our being...
- Physical culture & intelligentsia
- Socrates & Plato
- Stoicism & Seneca
- Einstellung effect
- Mindfulness, holistic, wellness, and alternative health
- Ancient Greek and Roman culture
- Gymnasiums and school
- Qualia & the self
- Character & spirit
Books I Recommend:
- Joseph Campbell explores the universality of heroes from every culture in The Hero With A Thousand Faces
- Philosopher Damon Young on How To Think About Exercise
- Letters from a Stoic – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
- Theme – Chosen by Ross Bugden
- Blank & Kytt – RSPN
- Justin Seven – Music The Best 3
- Ross Bugden – Black Heat, The Wasteland, The Game Is On, Myra
- Matt Quentin – Waves
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