How To Be A Friend A personal summary of Cicero's "De Amicitia"

What follows is a personal summary of the lessons I learned by reading “How To Be A Friend: An Ancient Guide To True Friendship” by Marco Tullius Cicero. – We need to rethink friendship. Today we are so consumed by social media that even though we have thousands of connections or “followers” and we share with them all sorts of superficial details about our lives, we seldom have the kind of relationship with others that allow us to share our deepest fears and to nurture our biggest dreams....