On Being Invincible - Day 182 - Deepstash

On Being Invincible - Day 182

  • "Who then is invincible? The one who cannot be upset by anything outside their reasoned choice." - Epictetus
  • Have you watched a seasoned pro handle the media? They parry every blow with humor, poise, and patience. They always choose not to flinch or react.
  • Our reasoned choice - Our prohairesis, as the Stoics called it - is a kind of invincibility that we can cultivate. We can shrug off hostile attacks and breeze through pressure or problems. And, like our pro, when we finish, we can point back to the crowd and say, "Next!

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