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A brief history of stoicism

Introduction

For stoics, the ultimate goal of our life is eudaimonia: a state of contentment and flourishing, which can be achieved by living in accordance with nature. 986 more words

Enchiridion

July 26

OUR heaven must be within ourselves,
Our home and heaven the work of faith
All thro’ this race of life which shelves
Downward to death. 157 more words

July

Epictetus part 2: Desire and aversion

Note: this is the second part of a weekly series, discussing the works of Epictetus. The first 53 parts are devoted to his Enchiridion (Handbook). A new post will be released every monday morning. 618 more words

Enchiridion

Sara Reads no. 8

A weekly digest of thoughts on fiction, non-fiction, and all the news I see fit to print.

Highlights from SDCC 2016
The annual San Diego Comic-Con has once more come and gone, and while I wasn’t free to attend this year I kept a pretty close eye on things from afar. 914 more words

Ermagahd Comics

About Stoicism

Stoicism is one of the most interesting european philosphies, having as prominent representatives Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus and Seneca, but it is often poorly understood due to the fact that it has not, apparently, a specifically “technical” language concerning its doctrine. 587 more words

European Traditionalism

Quotes 7/20/16

We are half way there…we can make it!!

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.

Epictetus
 

A Quote A Day

Epictetus part 1: Are we in control?

Note: this is the first part of a weekly series, discussing the works of Epictetus. The first 53 parts are devoted to his Enchiridion (Handbook). A new post will be released every monday morning. 829 more words

Enchiridion