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Four Philosophies to Inspire You

Ideas to Find Purpose in Troubled Times

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“Hell is empty, and all the devils are here” shouted Ferdinand as he jumped into the sea from his rocking ship in Shakespeare’s Tempest.

It’s hard not to think the same as the 24-hour news cycle plays out. But there’s no sea to dive into, no safe island to swim to. Our minds channel surf from horror to horror.

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Lessons from philosophy, history and culture

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The lessons of philosophy and history, their practical benefits for your life and work. Feel free to get in touch: stevengambardella@gmail.com

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