Modern Self-Help Is Killing Stoicism
Is the ancient philosophy being reduced to hackneyed self-help advice?
“Read Sun Tzu, The Art of War,” says Gordon Gekko, the ruthless finance titan in the 1987 film Wall Street. “‘Each battle is won before it’s ever fought.’ Think about it.”
His protégé nods, as if Gekko has imparted real wisdom instead of reciting a laughably…