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The Sophist

Epictetus: The Calm Switch

Keeping Calm When the World Seems to Bait You

Every day we meet frustrations.

Things often don’t go our way. The news is bad. We get annoyed or sad that the world isn’t bending to our will. We attempt to exert more control and our expectation that things will go well never diminishes. And yet we find ourselves time and again with the same frustrations.



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Steven Gambardella

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