Stoic Wisdom for Times of Chaos

When the world is scary, find comfort in the teachings of philosophers who knew how to handle a crisis

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We often think of philosophy as a bookish pursuit or perhaps as the lifestyle choice of bearded old men living ascetically in caves. But Stoicism — an ancient school of philosophy famously practiced by the likes of Seneca, Epictetus, and…