Should you be a stoic?

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  1. It’s immoral
  2. It assumes everyone is the same
  3. Stoicism is life negating
  4. The universe is not rational

The immorality of stoicism

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Individual autonomy and stoicism

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Stoicism as a rejection of life

One directional thinking

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The Universe is not rational

Conclusion

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Ryan

Ryan

I write about philosophy, consciousness, politics, marketing and other random stuff.