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This Week in Stoic Fellowship

This Week in Stoic News

Ryan Holiday is the keynote speaker at this year's Stoicon. He's written two books on living according to Stoic principles - The Obstacle is the Way and Ego is the Enemy with another forthcoming - The Daily Stoic.

If you're new to Stoicism, he has a great Introduction to Stoicism article on his blog, Daily Stoic. Check it out!

Or - if video is more your thing, you can watch his TedTalk entitled Stoic Optimism.

This Week's Passage

Letters from a Stoic - Seneca

“There are more things, Lucilius, likely to frighten us than there are to crush us; we suffer more often in imagination than in reality. . . some things torment us more than they ought; some torment us before they ought; and some torment us when they ought not to torment us at all. We are in the habit of exaggerating, or imagining, or anticipating, sorrow."

Letters from a Stoic (XIII.4-5)

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This Week's Quote to Ponder

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable."


Registration is still open to all those interested in attending this year's Stoicon in NYC on October 15.