What’s the secret to giving advice? – Letter 29


In this publication I translate the Moral letters to Lucilius by Seneca into modern English. In letter 29 Seneca explains why giving advice is important. If people want to hear it, of course. The truth of good advice You’ve been asking how our friend Marcellinus is doing. Well, I can’t tell you. This is because … Read more

Crowds: are they terrible for you? — Letter 7

My interpretation of the Moral letters by Seneca. In Letter 7 he discussed why you shouldn’t follow crowds. Generally speaking, a crowd is defined as a group of people that have gathered for a common purpose or intent such as at a demonstration, a sports event, or during looting, or may simply be made up of many people going about … Read more