The Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius
By Barry Vickers
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||CleanCapitoline Museum||Hello again everyone. I was very pleased to have visited Rome last week, and thought you might enjoy some of the photographs that I took in, and outside the Capitoline Museum. The Equestrian Statue of Marcus, which I was very much looking forward to see||5 12 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBook Twelve||In the final episode, Marcus covers a range of areas, declaring with certainty that the Gods exist, that we are all one collective soul, and gives us a nice perspective on our lives measured against the vastness of eternity, and draws the conclusion tha||20 9 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBook Eleven||In this penultimate book, Marcus discloses the 4 dispositions of the mind to be aware of and rectify, and he also gives us 10 heads or contemplations /maxims to live according to (9 of his own, and 1 that he borrows form Hercules): http://goo.gl/L7NWlY||13 9 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBook Ten||Marcus explores the idea of Truth, Modesty and Goodness. He encourages us to teach others as kinsmen (or to die), and where appropriate, to collect ourselves. He also shares a joke: “What is it that is slow, and yet quick? Merry, and yet grave? He tha||6 9 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBook Nine||Marcus explores and substantiates his assertion that injustice is against nature, also the sin of omission (for example failing to teach someone their error is our sin), and that we are all naturally reasonable creatures, but that we forget this. He bel||31 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBook Eight||Some 1500 years before Sir Isaac Newton undertook his exploration of light, Marcus was also trying to understand it. His conclusions (for me) evoke echoes of the jurisprudence of the light of natural reason of Thomas Aquinas, and also reminds me of a fa||25 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAbout Marcus and the Golden Book||This podcast episode gives a little background information on Marcus, and on the Golden Book: http://goo.gl/L7NWlY I've numbered this episode as number 13, but you haven't missed any episodes, I'd just like to keep numbers 1-12 for the books. Please don||31 7 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius