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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