The Daily Caller | 4/9/2019 | Staff
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Just how worried should we all be about 42-year-old billionaire Jack Dorsey?

A new podcast interview with fitness guru Ben Greenfield highlights the Twitter founder’s Stoic lifestyle and makes him sound like a member of a cult. Stoicism, writes Harley Monk in a piece in Medium, is primarily about “practicing mindfulness.”


The principles are weird.

For instance, Principle 3: “Picture life without the people and possessions you have to truly appreciate them.”

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There are normal things he does, like meditating twice a day and even walking five miles to and from work.

But then there is a kookier side. For example, during a 10-day retreat in Pyin Oo Lwin (Burma) in late 2018, he was banned from using gadgets, doing physical exercise, talking and even making eye contact with other humans.

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At one point his mother noticed he had turned orange, which was the result of too much Beto Kerotine. So he temporarily switched to a more paleo diet. These days it’s lots and lots of Vitamin C. And eating like an anorexic.

In the podcast interview, he describes his current daily routines, which involve fasting, intermittent sauna and ice baths and bizarre eating habits.

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Each morning he basically goes for a polar bear swim by taking a bath in ice cold water. He says it “unlocks his mind.”

During the week, he eats only one meal each day — dinner. On the weekend, he fasts. (RELATED: Dorsey Draws Link Between Physical Danger And Twitter Activity)

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CNBC’s Cat Clifford writes that each evening he engages in ritualistic sauna and ice baths: “First he sits in his barrel...
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