The Lindy Way of Living

A technology lawyer named Paul Skallas argues we should be gleaning more wisdom from antiquity

Mr. Skallas taking his constitutional in Trouville on May 28. Photo: Roberto Frankenberg for The New York Times

By Ezra Marcus

In a tumultuous time, humanity looks to the ancient world for guidance and inspiration. It’s a dynamic at least as old as Petrarch, the 14th-century Italian poet whose scholarship on the Greeks and Romans helped kick-start the…