Stoicism Does Not Advocate For Poverty

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Stoics are free to be wealthier than anyone else.

I came across one striking reality check as I was perusing the pages of Antifragile by Nassim Nicolas Taleb: Stoicism is not an advocate for poverty or dispossession of wealth.

Initially, as I took the path to be a stoic, I was a little conflicted on the matter ahead of me. The character of Marcus Aurelius is one that…

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Mwanikii

Mwanikii

Writer. Techie. History buff. If it changes the world I’m on its case. Open for gigs… freddynjagi@gmail.com! Published by the Writing Cooperative.