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Stoic Reflections Issue №2

Don’t ignore your finitude.

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The other night, like a good Stoic, I was reading Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. I opened up to Book Four, and like always, was captivated by the wisdom within.

In Book Four, Marcus talks a lot about the finitude and temporary nature of human existence. The existentialist philosophers think this produces a kind of anxiety in us- a sense of urgency…



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