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DR. PIOTR STANKIEWICZ
Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
When our views are coloured by our past
Let's consider for once that it's always today, i.e., that the only natural state of the world is the one we observe in the present moment.
Sunday, August 20th, 2023
Joy through a relaxed attitude
We may learn how to hold on to the adamant, indifferent attitude when it’s required, yet relax a bit in more pleasurable circumstances.
The power and allure of Stoic freedom is that it is completely independent of everything. The ancient sages claiming to be free in the midst of captivity or happy on the torture rack might have overdone the point a bit, yet the principle holds. Stoic freedom is free of restraint. Isn’t it the most genuine freedom of all?
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023
Stoic strength: Using your domain of control
The inner strength of a Stoic consists in smart use of the domain of control. We develop this strength by letting go of what is not within our power and by focusing on what is within our power.
Wednesday, November 15th, 2023
On responsibility in Reformed Stoicism
This is the basic trade-off of human life: autonomy and freedom come with responsibility.
Wednesday, December 27th, 2023
Stoic essence: Discipline
The essence of reformed Stoicism is that it has no essence. Is it too big a provocation to state this?
Wednesday, January 24th, 2024
Harmony as coherence and consistency
Sunday, February 18th, 2024