Stoic Thoughts From Philosopher Epictetus

Epictetus is probably my favorite Stoic philosopher. Born in 55AD, in what is now Turkey, Epictetus was a slave during his youth. Although a slave, he was permitted to learn philosophy from Musonius Rufus, an esteemed Stoic philosopher and author. It is believed the Epictetus’ owner was a wealthy freedman (former slave) named Epaphroditos. This master is reported to have…

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The 8 Secrets to Happiness Revealed

You know – it’s pretty interesting. The more people I meet, the more I age and the further I travel, there is one universal truth that I can’t seem to escape. People everywhere and at every stage of life are in pursuit of happiness. The thing that sticks out to me most is how few people I’ve actually come across…

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