The Collector
Published in

The Collector

The Shallow Hype of Your Stoicism Obsession

Why you shouldn’t want to be a “Stoic”

Pitbull Terrier (1912) print in high resolution by Moriz Jung. Original from the MET Museum

Across the vast lands of Twitter, bookshops, Amazon and Medium, one Philosophy has ruled them all. Stoicism is the philosophy in which thinkers — most notably Seneca and Epictetus — emphasised that a wise person would be emotionally adaptable to adversity since “virtue is sufficient for happiness”.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store