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Can Anger Lead to Insanity?

According to Seneca, it sure can

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“The outcome of violent anger is a mental raving, and therefore anger is to be avoided not for the sake of moderation but for the sake of sanity.” Seneca the Younger, in Letters from a Stoic

Anger, it seems, has long been considered a close relative of madness. You’d expect the Stoics, being all into self-control, to promote avoidance…

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