Buddhism and Stoicism 1: Five Similarities

Buddhism and Stoicism are in many ways allied philosophies. In this video we will look at five ways that they overlap. We will be looking in specific at early Buddhism and Stoicism as reflected in its Classical Greek and Roman texts, and as explained in Massimo Pigliucci’s recent book “How to Be a Stoic”.

While my next video will consider five ways that they differ, their similarities overwhelm their differences, at least for most aspects of the path up until nearly its very end.