The Stoic Within
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The Stoic Within

Nothing Terrible Has Happened to You

Crates of Thebes lesson to Zeno

Zeno was once a very shy individual. Before he had branched out on his own to start the philosophical school we now know as Stoicism, he trained under many philosophers, the Cynic philosopher Crates of Thebes being one of them.

Crates, in an attempt to break Zeno’s shyness, instructed him to walk around the crowded…

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D.A. DiGerolamo

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