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What Happens When You Go Full Stoic

A personal journey into one of the most popular philosophical movements of all time

Bust of Roman Emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius against a background of a crowd of people going up stairs.
Roman Emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius. Image sources: Araldo de Luca/Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images

I’ve never felt less stoic.

I’m essentially a walking raw nerve. I’ve just gotten divorced, ejecting from a 15-year marriage straight into a global pandemic, a combination of facts that’s so theatrical and bizarre, it makes me laugh. The…

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