Stoic advice: I’m too nuanced for my friends, what should I do about it?

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B. writes: I am a young 23 British man, about to start a PhD here in the UK. For several years now, I have been experiencing a marked shift in how I think about problems and events that I come across in the news, social circles, chats with strangers in the pub, etc.. Whereas once I could wholeheartedly defend and argue for the position that I thought of as ‘right’ or