Stoicism / January 31, 2022

Marcus Aurelio Meditations-Stoic maxims (part 2)

This is a continuation of the maxims of a Stoic. You can read it here. To remind myself to see things as they are. When eating meat, tell yourself that you are eating a dead cow; when eating fish, remind yourself that you are eating a dead fish. Having sex? An act that leads to […]

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Stoicism / January 23, 2022

A stoic view on death

Take a deep breath. Now imagine watching your interesting show at a movie theater or at your comfort at home. Several minutes or hours later, the show ends. Similar to the TV show, our lives will have to come to an end. Unlike the TV show, the end time of our life is not known; […]

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Stoicism / August 27, 2020

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Just outside the Capitoline hill in Rome, visitors and tourists from different corners of the world gather to take a picture of a man riding a horse probably to show their friends and relatives the fabulous medieval works of the Roman Empire and some not knowing how influential Marco Aurelio-as pronounced in Italian -has been […]

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