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Where Heraclitus, Lao-Tzu & the Stoics Got It All Wrong

The dual nature of reality has been misrepresented for millennia

Striking Similarities

Westerners robbed of the religious worldview by the death of the traditional Christian God have evermore turned to the past and to the East for spiritual inspiration. And, certainly, the ever-popular works of the Stoics and Taoists have many true and crucial lessons to teach modern people. But the works of old aren’t perfect.

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J. W. Barlament

J. W. Barlament

Writer of the most eclectic mix of material this side of the Mississippi. Author, 2016–2019. Blogger, 2017–2022. Columbia University, 2020–2024.

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