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Re: Providence or Atoms

Hi Steve, I too have spotted the cunning ploy of the modern scientific community which is aimed at placing their profession and thoughts as being superior to
Nigel Glassborow
Jul 29
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Re: Providence or Atoms

Nigel- Inthe forum files is a very short list of Stoic tenets titled ‘Basic Ideas of theStoics’ by Jan Garrett.  Grant Sterlinghas a similar list (I
Steve Marquis
Jul 29
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37108

Providence or Atoms

Over on the Stoicism Today blog both Chris Fisher and Donald Robertson have argued over the “providence or atoms” question raised in Marcus Aurelius’
Nigel Glassborow
Jul 29
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Re: Introduction and questions

I second Nigel's comments. Vale, Michael van der Galien Editor-in-Chief (hoofdredacteur) De Dagelijkse Standaard Izmir, Turkey Web:
Michael van der Galien
Jul 29
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37106

Re: Introduction and questions

Welcome, An interesting concept – ethnography applied to Stoicism in the modern age. Can on-line communities actually be considered a subject for
Nigel Glassborow
Jul 29
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Introduction and questions

Greetings, I'm a undergraduate at Champlain college and something of a fledging stoic. I am also writing a research paper based on modern day stoic communities
windspirit@prodigy.net
Jul 28
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37104

Re Virtue, Vice, and Indifferents: the Stoic treatement of Evil

Hi Steve, I had forgotten how much I enjoyed our discussions. Such a fulsome response. J I will say that I also had only recently fully appreciated some of
Nigel Glassborow
Jul 28
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Re: Re Virtue, Vice, and Indifferents: the Stoic treatement of Evil

Nigelwrites-______________ Theissue may be solved by accepting Seneca’s guide not to get caught up byindividual words but to see the overall intent of what
    Steve Marquis
    Jul 28
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    Re: A post that I put on my facebook.

    Waldoyamada ask “If we say that "I influence myself." Would that be true?” Looking at your question from the Stoic point of view, in the Stoic teachings it
    nigel G
    Jul 24
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    A post that I put on my facebook.

    Good morning, I have a question. If we say that "I influence myself." Would that be true? This is more on a philosophical level since learning the basics of
    waldoyamada
    Jul 24
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    37100

    Re Virtue, Vice, and Indifferents: the Stoic treatement of Evil

    Hi Steve May I rephrase the question: Does Stoic teachings claim that genocide and other such actions are to be treated in accordance with the Stoic idea that
      nigel G
      Jul 22
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      Virtue, Vice, and Indifferents: the Stoic treatement of Evil [was: W

      Parallelto Grant’s answer to Dave’s question: TheStoic claim is that only what is in our control has any bearing on our owneudaimonia.  If Dave means
      Steve Marquis
      Jul 21
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      37098

      Quotes from Socrates (via Plato)

      These 24 Socrates Quotes Will Make You Question Life - Expanded Consciousness
      stevemarquis@att.net
      Jul 15
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      37097

      Re: Why ought we not be disturbed by events?

      There is another Stoic argument on this topic I would liketo add. Implied often by Epictetus but stated clearly here:2.1. Remember that desire promisesthe
      Kevin
      Jul 12
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      Re: Why ought we not be disturbed by events?

      ... 1) Things that are not in our control are neither good nor evil. No 'event' (I assume that a person's own choices aren't 'events' in this sense) is in our
      Grant Sterling
      Jul 10
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