Stocism

Between stimulus and response there is space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom – Viktor Frankl

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The worst Stoic ever – On why I am undoubtedly the worst practitioner of Stoicism since (but not including) Nero.

On Death – My take on the death obsessed stoic 

Anonymity and the power of celebrity – Great snippet from the Daily Stoic/Stoic Emperor interview.

Christmas letter from Iwo Jima – What sort of legacy will I leave behind when I die?

The Gadsden FlagThe founding fathers were really into stoicism. 

Nature – Stoic logic in 12 rules for life by Jordan Peterson 

Prussian Traits – Some Prussian/stoic crossover

You dropped your rock – A Zen parable

Why I can’t have nice things – A lesson in negative visualization. (or rather the lack thereof)

Making a case for the commute – A practical proving ground for your stoic tendencies

Regrets… – ‘I’ve had a few…’

‘Despite all my rage…’ – How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it’ 

Arbor Mortis – In which Jo is almost killed by a rapidly descending conifer (which would have sucked)