president ReasonIO | editor Stoicism Today | speaker philosophical counselor & consultant | YouTube philosophy guy | co-host Wisdom for Life | teaches at MIAD

Ideas from philosophical texts and thinkers are a product that sell themselves — I just make the connections!

When people ask me the question, “What do you do?” sometimes I jokingly answer that “I’m in sales.”

Taken literally, that’s not true. I do quite a few different things through my company ReasonIO, but selling products or service is not actually among my many roles. Neither is marketing, for…

these two bands spun off acts and musicians absolutely central to heavy metal!

Banner for Classic Metal Class with Greg Sadler and Scott Tarulli

Two of the most centrally important and massively influential heavy metal bands were Black Sabbath and Deep Purple. After devoting our first Classic Metal Class session to a range of bands from the early 1970s— including UFO, Uriah Heep, Sir Lord Baltimore, Budgie, Flower Travellin’ Band, and Blue Oyster Cult…

an insightful lesson from the great Stoic philosopher Seneca about living with the past in the present

Seneca condemned to death by the emperor Nero, able to take joy and pleasure in memories of the life he lived

On The Shortness Of Life contains one of the most often-quoted passages by Seneca. It has to do with time. I’m sure you’ve seen people posting it in social media or even dropping it in conversation (often without saying what text it is from, and sometimes without even attributing it…

free video lectures exploring themes, plot, characters and the narrative world of Leguin’s fourth Earthsea novel

Earthsea gets a bit darker and deeper in this fourth Earthsea novel, which is written almost two decades after the earlier trilogy — A Wizard of Earthsea (1968), The Tombs of Atuan (1971), and The Farthest Shore (1972). This fourth book in the series was originally to bring the saga…

Gregory Sadler

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