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Re: Structural Soundness

All: I have a friend who lives in a house that has clearly been renovated. It is obvious that it was originally a house with a detached garage, and at some
Grant Sterling
11:38 AM
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Re: The Modern Stoicism Company

Nigel, If Stoic physics is included in the curriculum it will give in interesting change to how Stoic philosophy is perceived. A change in perspective changes
malcolmschosha
Sep 16
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The Modern Stoicism Company

Here we go again. Having more or less settled the issue of ‘Modern Stoics’ and ‘Traditional Stoics’ as being two distinct but coexisting groups of
Nigel Glassborow
Sep 15
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Structural Soundness

I have at the top of my garden a five foot tall retaining wall holding back the hill behind our property. This runs across the back of three properties. It
Nigel Glassborow
Sep 8
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A thought experiment from Existential Comics

A thought experiment from Existential Comics: What happens when Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Epictetus, and Buddha, sit down around a table and play Sorry (a
malcolmschosha
Sep 5
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Peaks and plateaus

Of course we have discussed eudaemonia many times here on this list; and have discussed what Abraham Maslow calls peak-experiences a number of times also. I do
malcolmschosha
Aug 27
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Re: At the Crossroads

Guillaume, Discussing this more belongs in the other thread.  But we are illustrating quite well my pointin this thread about the gulf between the world view
Steve Marquis
Aug 18
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Re: At the Crossroads

Hi Steve, I was in a hurry responding to your previous post. But I must add some things before I take a hike and spend my time on other topics. All I will say
Guillaume Andrieu
Aug 18
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Re: At the Crossroads

Hi Steve, I am not buying it. Not at all. ... Under your own conditions, *you* have to prove that your proposed changes are changes in degree, not kind. I
Guillaume Andrieu
Aug 17
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Stoic physics - a starting point?

Steve has questioned why Stoic physics is not discussed on this forum. So here we go. Let us start at the beginning, a very specific view regards the manner
Nigel Glassborow
Aug 17
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Re: At the Crossroads

Nigel, It is not a bad idea what you proposed but many of uswill need to do a little Stoic practice, have patience, and not be tempted toobject to a
Steve Marquis
Aug 17
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Re: At the Crossroads

Guillaume, Yes this is quite a difference in opinion about what is legitimateStoicism.  Stoicism contains theology justlike Christianity.  And it is just
Steve Marquis
Aug 17
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Re: At the Crossroads

Hi Chris. You both use a straw man version of Stoic determinism and providence to ... I'll let everyone reading my messages in the current threads be judge of
Guillaume Andrieu
Aug 17
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Re: At the Crossroads

I fully understand Steve’s frustration over the issue of Stoic factions. Could we not all call a truce? We are faced with a drive towards a form of secular
    Nigel Glassborow
    Aug 16
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    Re: At the Crossroads

    Hello Guillaume, I think you have spoken more truth about the current situation in Stoicism that you may realize. You wrote: "I think I perfectly well grasped
    cfisher8238
    Aug 16
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