Episode Two: Sallie Tisdale

Sallie Tisdale is the author of nine books and today we are talking about her most recent Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them). Tisdales writing has also appeared in Harper’s, Antioch Review, Conjunctions, Threepenny Review, The New Yorker, and Tricycle, among other journals. As a palliative care nurse, meditator and writer, this WeCroak podcast episode is about what we do and don’t do when death is near.

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Author’s website: www.sallietisdale.com

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Episode One: Massimo Pigliucci

Massimo Pigliucci is the professor of philosophy at City University of New York who wrote the book How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life. It’s about the author’s own journey finding the right practical philosophy for living in today’s modern chaos by listening to voices from early Rome and Greece. In this episode we discuss why ancient reminded themselves every time they kissed their spouse that they loved a mortal and much much more.

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Buy: How To Be A Stoic

Author’s website: https://howtobeastoic.wordpress.com/

Sounds by James Mercer: http://jamesmercer.net/