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Is reason overrated?

That we are primarily driven by emotions seems obvious to most of us. But even before Plato some have believed that with a little effort we can – and should – make reason primary. 748 more words

Positive Quote 23.04

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

Epictetus (Philosopher)

Have a blessed day all. <3


A Healthy Stoicism

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. 2,382 more words

What's a right? What's not?

Philosophical basis for rights

The Declaration of Independence gives us a general theory of rights, and the Constitution provides specifics. Liberty is inherent to the individual. 555 more words

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 04/11/17

“Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.”   —   Epictetus

(The philosopher’s philosophy . . . in a nutshell!   180 more words


Words of Inspiration: April

March was a great month. It was a complete whirlwind in the best, most unexpected way!

I had two trips away from Sydney; one camping up north and the other kayaking in Kangaroo Valley down south. 365 more words