Stoicism’s Greatest Misconception

How Apathy and Apatheia differ vastly

Frank Ó'hÁinle
May 26 · 9 min read

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”-Epictetus

It has often been believed of the Stoics, that those who follow this philosophical doctrine are cold unfeeling men, incapable of emotion and as such inhumane to a certain degree. Therein…