Stoic Week 2015

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Post by DRSB » Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:29 am

Stoic attitudes for dealing with the BREXIT:

http://blog.timlebon.com/2016/06/brexit ... m=facebook
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Post by JimC » Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:39 pm

Does anyone else find that stoicism comes a little easier after a few G & Ts?
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Post by Brian Peacock » Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:31 am

What doesn't (besides walking in a straight line)?
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There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia."

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"Change will lead to insight more often than insight will lead to change." A wise person said.

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"Change will lead to insight more often than insight will lead to change." A wise person said.

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Post by DRSB » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:00 am

Stoicism and CBT:
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Post by Brian Peacock » Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:00 pm

“You live as if you were destined to live forever, no thought of your frailty ever enters your head, of how much time has already gone by you take no heed. You squander time as if you drew from a full and abundant supply, though all the while that day which you bestow on some person or thing is perhaps your last.” -- Seneca
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"It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice.
There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia."

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"This is how humanity ends; bickering over the irrelevant."
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Post by DRSB » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:05 pm

It is all adapted to modern life, not 1:1.
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Post by Sean Hayden » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:35 am

I get the email every year now. I even signed up once, but I always end up doing other things.

I don't know, I think I find the idea of analyzing my life at this stage unappealing. I'm not looking for answers to life, and I guess I don't want to. :dunno:
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Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:45 am

There are only two rules for anything you want to do or achieve in life:
  1. Begin.
  2. Continue.
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"This is how humanity ends; bickering over the irrelevant."
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Post by JimC » Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:47 am

You forgot this:

3. Stop

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Post by DRSB » Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:35 am

Just live life virtuously, this is all it takes. And no, virtually and virtuously are not the same.
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Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:37 am

Indeed. And in order to do that you only have to discover what virtue really means. :D
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"It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice.
There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia."

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"This is how humanity ends; bickering over the irrelevant."
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Post by Sean Hayden » Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:56 am

Yeah, I got over it. I'm much better now. :biggrin:
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Re: Stoic Week 2015

Post by JimC » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:01 am

To a cold and uncaring universe, virtue and vice are both simply human illusions...
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