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50 Very Short Rules For A Good Life From The Stoics by philstone(m): 1:45pm On Jul 30, 2021
The best pieces of wisdom gathered from a body of work that spans 2,000 years
What is the job of a philosopher?
“When the standards have been set,” Epictetus said, “the work of philosophy is just this, to examine and uphold the standards, but the work of a truly good person is in using those standards when they know them.”
Pretty straightforward then: Define your rules. Live by them.
But the Stoics were not quite so direct in practice. While they spoke, wrote, and debated, nowhere did they put their “commandments” down in one place. Not in any form that survived, at least. One Stoic, Chrysippus, supposedly wrote 500 lines a day — the vast majority of which are lost.
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