You Don't Own That - Day 120 - Deepstash

You Don't Own That - Day 120

  • Marcus Aurelius used to say that we don't own anything and that even our lives are held in trust.
  • We may claw and fight and work to own things, but those things can be taken away in a second. The same goes for other things we like to think are "ours" but are equally precarious: our status, our physical health or strength, our relationships. How can these really be ours if something other than us - fate, bad luck, death and so on - can disposses us of them without notice?
  • So what we do own? Just our lives - and not for long

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