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Vol. 3, Issue 9, September 2021

On seeing clearly

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

In A Scandal in Bohemia, a conversation between Sherelock Holmes and Watson goes like this:


Seeing things the way they are

Feature || BRITTANY POLAT

“As Stoics, one of our primary tasks is learning to see the world clearly and accurately.”


What we see ... and what we don’t

Feature || MEREDITH KUNZ

“Seeing can help us understand the urgent need to try to do something. I realize I can only do what’s within my power, but I hope I’ll find ways to learn and act,”


Seeing virtue as the answer

Feature || SHARON LEBELL

“Virtue is the answer to just about any of our questions.”


Stoic thoughts for every day of the month

Stoic Everyday || Editor

Stoic thoughts for every day of the month


Seeing the mind-body connection

Feature || PIOTR STANKIEWICZ

“In Stoicism body, mind and spirit are not distinct but are all made of one and the same matter.”


Seeing our connection to animals

Feature || LEONIDAS KONSTANTAKOS and KAI WHITING

“How then could some humans be so careless as to reduce an elephant to its tusks, without a second thought as to the role it plays in supporting the ecosystem?”


The story of Marcus Aurelius [6]

Feature || ELBERT HUBBARD

“Men and women do not get married because marriage is legal, nor do they continue living together because divorce is difficult.”