“Life is Suffering” Explained
Why Buddhism is Right About Suffering and Pain
In Buddhism, it’s said that “life is suffering”. Though some Stoics may argue that this is not the Stoic view on life, it does seem to be unequivocally true that the philosophy of Stoicism exists because of that very fact — that life is suffering. Stoicism, like all philosophies, only exists because we must contend with that fact.