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In episode 240 of the Parker's Pensées Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Michael Temblay to discuss the ancient philosophy of Stoicism. We also discuss modern Stoic movements and we compare and contrast some Stoic doctrines with Christian doctrines. Check the time stamps for the full list of topics. find more from Dr. Michael Tremblay at his website here: https://www.tremblaymichael.com/ Join this Pensées channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYbTRurpFP5q4TpDD_P2JDA/join Join the Facebook group, Parker's Pensées Penseurs, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/960471494536285/ If you like this podcast, then support it on Patreon for $3, $5 or more a month. Any amount helps, and for $5 you get a Parker's Pensées sticker and instant access to all the episode as I record them instead of waiting for their release date. Check it out here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/parkers_pensees If you want to give a one-time gift, you can give at my Paypal: https://paypal.me/ParkersPensees?locale.x=en_US Check out my merchandise at my Teespring store: https://teespring.com/stores/parkers-penses-merch Come talk with the Pensées community on Discord: dsc.gg/parkerspensees Sub to my Substack to read my thoughts on my episodes: https://parknotes.substack.com/ Check out my blog posts: https://parkersettecase.com/ Check out my Parker's Pensées YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYbTRurpFP5q4TpDD_P2JDA Check out my other YouTube channel on my frogs and turtles: https://www.youtube.com/c/ParkerSettecase Check me out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/trendsettercase Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/parkers_pensees/0:00 - who is Michael Tremblay? 7:00 - Jiujitsu vs. Wrestling 17:06 - Why Get a PhD in Stoic Philosophy? 18:38 - What is Stoicism? What is Philosophy? What makes a good life? 20:12 - Is fatalism intrinsic to Stoicism? (& The Argument from Reason?) 33:41 - Is Marcus Aurelius a True Stoic? 37:44 - Virtue and Indifference 40:05 - Modern Stoicism 46:12 - The Idea of God in Stoicism 55:09 - The Logos for Jews and Greeks 57:34 - Virtue, Ethics, and Telos 1:02:50 - Personal Identity on Stoicism? 1:06:13 - Jesus and the Stoic Sage 1:13:09 - Is there room for forgiveness in Stoicism? 1:17:13 - Can you actively choose the bad? 1:24:02 - Do children have human rights on Stoicism?