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Practical Stoicism

Practical Stoicism
I am not a true stoic. I am a modern stoic. I came to that long before I knew what stoicism was. Let me explain how that happened. I frequently use the phrase, "it is, what it is" which is a very stoic phrase. It is a phrase of acceptance. My mind came to that way of thought from the Serenity Prayer. It is most frequently employed by those in Alcoholics Anonymous. A plaque, similar to the one pi...
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Some Thoughts about Truth

The truth is like a lion
We are locked in an ancient war. The war between force and liberty. Rather than face the fear that comes with liberty, rather than put in the work that is required to be free with responsibly, one side of that war writes a play in which each person has their part written for them. Actors who refuse the role or try to ad lib don't get to quit the play, they get forced into performing. The actors o...
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