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Scientific Stoicism

Interesting report that would seem to be a validation of both Stoicism’s benefits to the individual in reducing stress and my “onion” view of the mind. “Prefrontal Executive Control Rescues Risk for Anxiety Associated with High Threat and Low Reward Brain Function”, a report from the journal Cerebral Cortex, discusses how the brain’s executive functions […]

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Life with others

“Ignorance is curable, but stupid goes to the bone” Author unknown “When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can’t tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of good, and […]

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Virtue is it’s own reward

“”We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Living a virtuous life is not the easy path but the harder path. Instead of indulging the whims of my lizard or monkey mind, I must take the time to review my thoughts to ensure that they are rational, […]

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