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Stoic Letter 60

On the cure for fear

In one of Seneca’s letters to his friend, Lucillius, he shared a lesson he learned about fear: “Cease to hope … and you will cease to fear.”

Isn’t hope what propels us forward? Isn’t it nihilistic to give up hope? I must be honest, I do think that hope serves a purpose. As the Dalai Lama said: “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest.” The topic of hope…

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Darius Foroux

Darius Foroux

Author of ‘Think Straight’, ‘Do It Today’, ‘ Win Your Inner Battles’ | My new course, Simple Investing, is open now: dariusforoux.com/simple-investing