Brady Pesola on using Stoic Virtues to combat AI

13 Mar 2024 • 72 min • EN
72 min
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Brady Pesola shares his thoughts on integrating Stoicism into modern life, particularly as a tool against the emotional manipulation and challenges posed by artificial intelligence and social media algorithms. Drawing from his experience in tactical disciplines and Stoicism, the conversation showcases how Stoic principles of logic, reason, and personal responsibility can enhance resilience against external influences and encourage a more mindful, rational approach to technology. Episode Highlights: 02:46 The Power of Stoicism in Today's AI-Driven World 09:37 Stoicism vs. Emotional Manipulation: A Modern Battle 21:34 Exploring the Depths of Stoic Justice and AI Bias 33:18 Stoicism as a Design for Living in a Technological Era 39:30 The Practicality of Stoicism Over Academic Jargon 42:16 Stoicism and the Challenge of Artificial Intelligence 50:20 Social Media, Stoicism, and the Quest for Authenticity 01:03:59 The Essence of Stoicism: Wisdom Over Knowledge Brady Pesola, a San Diego-based veteran leader, offers straightforward mentorship and coaching, shaping the local veteran community. With Triple B Adventures, a thriving nonprofit he founded, he aids veterans' personal and professional growth. Experienced in tactical training and executive protection, Brady emphasizes Stoic philosophy for mental resilience and decision-making. Connect on Instagram or at   Learn more about the gift of Adversity and my mission to help my fellow humans create a better world by heading to There you can take action by joining my ANV inner circle to get exclusive content and information. See for privacy information.

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