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50 Very Short Rules for a Good Life From the Stoics

The best pieces of wisdom gathered from a body of work that spans 2,000 years

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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…




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