Keep Calm and Gnosis-On: Discussing Stoicism & Gnosis with Donald Robertson

Donald Robertson and Jason Mehmel sat down to chat about the connections between Stoicism and Gnosticism! These two perspectives on life aren’t often thought of together, separated by a few centuries and some different spiritual traditions. We uncover the similarities and discuss the useful ideas that both classical and modern Stoicism can bring to a modern Gnostic life.

Here’s the essay Donald wrote about his philosophic background and training, which includes his introduction to and interest in Gnosticism.

This chat was a lot of fun! Let Donald know you liked it by subscribing to his Substack, or buying one of his amazing books on Stoicism!

Donald Robertson: Author of Stoicism and the Art of Happiness, How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, and Verissimus: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

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