Stoicism — Philosophy as a Way of Life

Stoic q&a: shouldn’t a Stoic be something of a dick to get things done?

[image: Steve Jobs, a dick, not a Stoic, Wikipedia]

T. writes: There are many “vices” that I have the power to correct but that according to modern cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) need not necessarily be corrected. CBT would even re-frame these vices as strengths because they make a person less effective if corrected.