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Herman Melville

I used to re-read Herman Melville's Moby-Dick once a year, and after a long lapse in that I am reading it again now. Having in the interim studied Stoic
malcolmschosha
Apr 30
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37891

Re: The dichotomy of control

Nigelwrites:__________ Hereyou inadvertently do exactly what I have been objecting to.  You appearto put right living as being an incidental aspect of
Steve Marquis
Apr 28
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37890

Re: The dichotomy of control

On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 1:10 AM, Nigel Glassborow ... I just want to make this one point. I believe that we would be closer to agreement if you could see that
Dave Kelly
Apr 28
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37889

Re: The dichotomy of control

Steve, You still miss the intent of my words. You still say what I agree with but interpret what I say in a manner that I have not put forward. In my last post
Nigel Glassborow
Apr 27
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Re: The dichotomy of control

Nigelwrites:___________ Ihave voiced a concern that from the way some talk of Stoic ‘mind training’ thatit may be seen and used subconsciously as an
Steve Marquis
Apr 27
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37887

Ptsd

I'm developing a project with practical applications of Stoic philosophy. Not my usual interest but things change. Anyone here have professional experience
Scott Rhoded
Apr 27
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Re: The dichotomy of control

Ah Steve, What an excellent summation. You are saying exactly what I have been saying but in so much greater detail. However when I have suggested that the
Nigel Glassborow
Apr 26
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Re: The dichotomy of control

Nigelwrites in response to Grant:_________ Ihave been trying to raise the point that Stoicism is about physically livinglife and not just the thinking about
Steve Marquis
Apr 26
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Re: The dichotomy of control

Grant, You are looking at life as being a series of individual thoughts and actions. Whereas life is a continuous flow and Stoicism encourages us to ensure
Nigel Glassborow
Apr 26
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37883

Re: The dichotomy of control

... Mark (et al): Yes, sorry--I had an earlier version of the example that ended at 'g'.... This should read 'h' and 'z'. Regards, -GCS
Grant Sterling
Apr 25
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Re: The dichotomy of control

Hi Grant Just to clarify, in this bit: "But to extend Stoic moral responsibility to things like 'g' and 'z' destroys the entire view. 'G' and 'z' are not in
Mark Bryan
Apr 25
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37881

Re: The dichotomy of control

... ***** I will not comment on this thread after this post. The opening sentence of this last paragraph is conclusive, as far as I'm concerned--how anyone
Grant Sterling
Apr 25
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Re: preview and review

1. My reply made a point I considered important. 2. I have no idea if I am better read than you (probably not). I dislike of intellectual elitism and detest
malcolmschosha
Apr 25
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Re: preview and review

Malcolm, You are good. You ignore the points I make and ‘correct’ me on the only piece of your post that I had nothing to say about. You even resist
Nigel Glassborow
Apr 24
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Re: preview and review

That quote from 'Measure for Measure' by Shakespeare, and of which I have long been particularly fond, is from a play and not classified one of his poems. It
malcolmschosha
Apr 24
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