The Stoic Within
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The Stoic Within

Epictetus’ Lamp

What a thief can teach us about envy and desire

Photo by Ritabrata Das on Unsplash

“We should keep in mind three things that are to be avoided, as the old proverb says: hatred, envy, and contempt.”
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Seneca, Moral Letter 14

It is so easy today to fall into the trap of comparison. Society thrives on this and the internet and our interconnected nature makes it all the more easier for us to see what others have and…

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D.A. DiGerolamo

D.A. DiGerolamo

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Lessons in philosophy, self-development, leadership, and strategy. stoicwithin.com. Socials: @stoicwithin / @dadigerolamo