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How to distinguish worthy praise from flattery, and not to become a fool for flatterers

Francis Bacon’s “Of Praise”

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Starlight, starbright …

We all love to be praised, right? We want “likes” for our posts? Lots of followers? It is natural to like being liked. If a person has followers, they can do more things. If a star in the cultural firmament…

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Articles on philosophy, psychology & classical thought (notably Stoic), aimed at renewing, spreading, and applying these ideas today.