Tag Archives: Stoicism

The semi-satisfied life

Renowned for his pessimism, Arthur Schopenhauer was nonetheless a conoisseur of very distinctive kinds of happiness By David Bather Woods Source: aeon On 13 December 1807, in fashionable Weimar, Johanna Schopenhauer picked up her pen and wrote to her 19-year-old … Continue reading

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Neither Imitate Nor Hate

By Micah White Source: OccupyWallSt.org As righteous people, how can we live in a world that is poisonous to our souls, harmful to our minds and at odds with our ideals? Common sense counsels us that we have only two … Continue reading

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