Stoicism for Beginners - Ancient Actionable Advice to Improve Your Life!
Are you ready to learn everything you need to know about the mindset and wisdom of the ancient Stoics? If so, you've come to the right place.
Here's a preview of what I'm about to teach you in Stoicism for Beginners:
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the narrator pronounces his S's with such a piercing whistle that it was intolerable. I tried to force myself to listen to it anyway but just could not do so. The content of the book sounded promising but I couldn't get past the second chapter due to this irritating assault on the ears. I will likely end up buying the Kindle version and reading it. the only reason for the low overall rating of 3 is because the audio version was not usable to me.
The narration is unbearable. The piercing "S" whistle sounds makes this audio book horrible. I am disappointed and wish I could get my money back to get the regular kindle version.
Couldn't even make it through the first chapter. The narrator whistles when he speaks. It hurt my ears.
Johnston's whistling when he pronounces the letter S is physically painful.
I had no real substantial expectation of this book but I decided to get it and listen to it anyway. I found it to be a great contextualization of the Stoic philosophers and I'll likely give it another listen through after listening to some of the Stoics' work. Excellent content and presentation. The final section with the author's thoughts were also helpful, even giving actionable tips for starting a personal meditation practice.
This book is a great introduction to philosophy. There are several books that attempt to introduce stoicism but miss the mark. After reading this book you will have a great understanding to the greek schools of thought and feel much more comfortable diving deeper in philosophy.
"A great introduction and easy to absorb."
I was looking for an accessible and non-technical introduction and found it here. Very informative and highly recommended.
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