The Appeal of Stoicism | Notebook Scribbles (iii)

Unlike my previous posts of notebook writings, this is one larger thought rather than smaller bullet-pointed ones. Life is hard. Discipline is harder. While striving to live a life of strength, value, and honor, I can certainly understand the sway of Stoicism and Taoism. They both teach the necessity of a disciplined life. After all, …

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Why I’m Not a Stoic

Of all the various philosophies to choose from, Stoicism is particularly fascinating to me (as I've noted previously). Far from the stereotype of seeking to remain emotionless through life, Stoics seeks to live each day as if they might not have another, to master their primal appetites and desires, and to face with resolve and …

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