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Stoicon 2021

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by watersprite, Sep 23, 2021.

  1. watersprite

    watersprite inadvertent vagabond V.I.P Member

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    Stoicism is an interest of mine. I haven’t purchased a ticket yet but might it they’re not too expensive for my budget.
     
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    I checked it out. Ticket fees are donations. Pay what you think is reasonable for the event.
     
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    That looks great! I’ve learned just a little bit about Stoicism by a few videos posts from here. I’d like to learn more.
     
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    I like the one aspect concerning how to endure hardship. I have found that helpful in a practical way. But I really don't know much about it as a philosophy. Looking at it briefly it seemed to say to be indifferent to pleasure as well as pain, which didn't resonate well with me. I find it also useful to embrace the good things. Maximize the good and minimize the bad I guess sums up my approach. Do they have bipolar stoicism?

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    In a very overly simplistic summary, stoicisim acknowledges that nothing is inherently good or bad. You can decide something is good if you want to!