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Vol. 4, Issue 5, May 2022

In search of a Stoic

Editorial || CHUCK CHAKRAPANI

The portrait of a Stoic

Who is a Stoic?


How to deal with our fears

Feature || SENECA

Let another say, “Perhaps the worst will not happen.” You yourself must say, “Well, what if it does happen? Let us see who wins. Perhaps it happens for my best interests; it may be that such a death will shed credit upon my life.”


Anger, the temporary madness

Feature || SANTARA GONZALES

“No one can live a happy life if he only thinks of himself and turns everything to his own purpose. You should live for the other person if you wish to live for yourself” - Seneca


Lessons in Stoic virtue from Ukraine

Feature || SHARON LEBELL

“Wherever you find yourself and in whatever circumstances, give an impeccable performance.”


Cultivating a cosmopolitan mindset

Feature || BRITTANY POLAT

“Stoic cosmopolitanism... helps us cultivate a feeling of belonging, wherever we are and whoever we are with.”

 


Is heavy-duty metaphysics really relevant?

Feature || PIOTR STANKIEWICZ

“We shouldn’t overly focus on heavy duty metaphysics. Finding out what the world is really like is not really our area of expertise anymore. Physics, chemistry, and evolutionary biology take care of that. The one job we have is to remain Stoics whatever the world is like.”


Thoughts on the passing of a modern Stoic

Feature || SIMON DREW

“Dirk was a man who cared about wisdom, truth, and virtue.”


Stoic quotes for every day of the month

Stoic Everyday || Editor

Stoic quotes for every day of the month