A Cyprian merchant ship
Wrecked on Grecian shores.
Discovered the wisdom of a dead man
In an Athenian bookstore.
Clutched the robes of a dog… 57 more words
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Epictetus warns us that it is more rational to fear that which lies in our own power–our choices–than what lies outside of our power–chance. People are prone to do the opposite, to over-estimate their ability to make wise decisions and instead fear the unknown. 62 more words