Tag Archives: self reliance

Wisdom Wednesday: Self Reliance

Liberated from facebook, mostly likely the “Psychology of Stoicism, Buddhism, Epicureanism, Etc” group page. Douglas is an especially good source for this kind of quote because of his background: he found help to teach himself to read, and he escaped … Continue reading

Posted in quotations | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tending the Epicurean Garden

Tending the Epicurean Garden© 2014 Hiram Crespo185 pages Stoicism is not the only Greco-Roman school of practical philosophy experiencing a revival these days. Epicureanism, long reduced to a synonym for food-and-wine-snobs,  has found an audience within the increasingly secularized west, … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

The Plain Reader

The Plain Reader© 1998 various authors, edited by Scott Savage272 pages What really matters?  Such is the question explored by the contributing authors of The Plain Reader, a collaboration between Amish and Quaker communities to express how living simply allows … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment