60: Steve Karafit of the Sunday Stoic Podcast

We talk about how Stoicism can help us overcome adversity including grief and illness; the appeal of Stoicism to non-religious people; music; and regret. We also talk about Steve’s upbringing on a family farm and ethical considerations towards animals and one’s diet.

Steve is originally from rural western Ohio where his family still farms the land his great grandfather worked. Steve has an associates degree in Recreation and Wildlife from Hocking College, a B.S. in Field Biology and Environmental Studies Certificate from Ohio University and a M.S. in Systematics and Evolution from the University of Alberta. He is currently a lecturer in the Biology Department at the University of Central Arkansas and uploads episodes of the Sunday Stoic Podcast.

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Show Notes:

Sunday Stoic Podcast:

https://www.sundaystoicpodcast.com

The Omnivore’s Dilemma:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Omnivore%27s_Dilemma

Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11350120-mindfulness

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/a-guide-to-the-good-life-9780195374612?cc=us&lang=en&

Cellar Darling ‘Hulabaloo’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8sfpI3v8NI

Anathema ‘Leave No Trace’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcZX7uRzw6w