The Stoic Duty to Others

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When I began dabbling in Stoic philosophy it was a quick relief for my anxiety, regret, and anger. Before investigating Stoicism, I moved from philosophy to philosophy as I had done since high school. I knew of Stoicism since first getting into philosophy, but I never understood how virtue led to happiness. I found it… Continue reading The Stoic Duty to Others

A Stoic’s Duty to Others

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When I first started dabbling in the philosophy known as Stoicism it was a quick relief for my anxiety, regret, and anger. I was moving from philosophy to philosophy as I was doing since at least high school. I had heard of Stoicism since first getting into philosophy in high school but I had never… Continue reading A Stoic’s Duty to Others

How to use the Dichotomy of Control

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I see it often where fellow Stoics do not get what the dichotomy of control is all about. Epictetus spells out what is in our power and what is not in our power at the beginning of the Enchiridion. What Epictetus is literally meaning is that everything that is up to us is only in… Continue reading How to use the Dichotomy of Control

My Stoic Way of Dealing with Alcohol

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I’ve never been exactly an alcoholic. But no one really is. I mean, it’s really more of a continuum than a simple categorical statement like, “I’m an alcoholic.” For me, I had a drinking problem but not enough to interfere too much with my life. But it was still a concern so here are some… Continue reading My Stoic Way of Dealing with Alcohol

Stoicism, Society, and Emotions

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We’re always told to be mindful of the people around us.  Don’t hurt other’s feelings, or offend, we’re told.  Well, there’s truth to this.  As members of society, despite being taught that people are responsible for how they act based on their feelings or how they manage those feelings, like the motto “sticks and stones… Continue reading Stoicism, Society, and Emotions

5 Reasons Stoicism is Better than Digiorno

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While it is true that DiGiorno might be just as good as delivery and it may take the same amount of time as delivery takes, there’s no possible way that DiGiorno can ever top Stoicism. Here are 5 Reasons why Stoicism is better than DiGiorno. 1. While kids and adults can, in theory, eat pizza… Continue reading 5 Reasons Stoicism is Better than Digiorno