Accept Death as Ever Present
How Stoic Philosophy Teaches Us to Live
If nothing else, death is a constant reminder of the fragility of life. It is a reminder of our existence and the time we have. Through death, we are reminded of why life is so valuable. But the hardest pill to swallow is that we, like everything else in life, must pass.
This is an abstract concept, we’re here one moment and then in the blink of an eye we’re not. There is no escape, no avoidance, no prevention. We will die. And on the face of it, that is extremely bleak. It leads some to…