On the Illusion of Wealth XVIII. On Festivals and Fasting 1. It is the month of December, and yet the city is at this very moment in a sweat. Licence is given to the general merrymaking. Everything resounds with mighty preparations, – as if the Saturnalia differed at all from the usual business day! So true […]
On Desire and Wealth Epistle II: On Discursiveness in Reading 1. Judging by what you write me, and by what I hear, I am forming a good opinion regarding your future. You do not run hither and thither and distract yourself by changing your abode; for such restlessness is the sign of a disordered spirit. The […]
In this episode Simon breaks down the important lessons on desire, wealth and gratitude found in verse 6 of Seneca’s second epistle.