Stoic advice: do I have to be political?

V. writes: I am new to Stoicism and I feel it is something I want to know more about. However, can I take just what I need from it, or is it a practice where one has to go full steam? The Daily Stoic kind of confused me with its political bent on how we can’t remain silent during the current strife. I have no intention of protesting or fighting with anyone on Facebook, so I am not getting too involved. Also I am a