The Sophist
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The Sophist

Stoicism

What is Prohairesis?

The Stoic Understanding of Choice, Control and Freedom

Georges de la Tour, The Repentant Magdalen, c. 1635–1640 (Public domain. Source: Wikipedia)

Throughout your time you’ll come across people who are ungrateful, people who lack basic manners, people who don’t seem able to say simple words like “please” or “thank you”, people who won’t return a smile.

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