The Resurgence Of Stoicism - Deepstash
Centers of Progress

Learn more about philosophy with this collection

The historical significance of urban centers

The impact of cultural and technological advances

The role of urban centers in shaping society

Centers of Progress

Discover 92 similar ideas in

It takes just

13 mins to read

The Resurgence Of Stoicism

The Resurgence Of Stoicism

Over the past decade, and especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more Americans have reoriented their lives in accordance with Stoicism.

Stoicism sought what the Greeks called eudaimonia: wellness of being, or ‘the good life’.  The Stoics taught that, by practising their set of exercises, practitioners could learn to see the world from a universal perspective, understand their place in it, and freely and dispassionately assent to carry out the duties imposed upon them by fate.

24

513 reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

The Problem With Stoicism

The Problem With Stoicism

Despite the benefits of Stoic spiritual exercise, you should not become a stoic. Stoic exercises, and the wise sayings that can be so appealing in moments of trouble, conceal a pernicious philosophy.

Stoicism may seem a solution to many of our individual problems, but a society that is run ...

24

483 reads

Stoicism Makes Us Powerless

Stoicism Makes Us Powerless

Stoicism responds to real injustices such as slavery by pointing out that we are all at least metaphorically enslaved. In doing so, it elides and occludes the real horrors of a slave society – or of our own wildly u...

21

400 reads

Beyond Stoicism: Action

Beyond Stoicism: Action

We should mourn our families when bad things happen to them, our cities when they are threatened, our houses when they burn or flood. It is not easy to feel grief, and it is tempting to seek out ...

25

425 reads

A Fake Sense Of Happiness

A Fake Sense Of Happiness

Stoic happiness comes from wisdom, justice, courage and moderation – all states of the individual soul or psyche, and therefore under our control. Everything else is neither good, nor bad. While these beliefs about daily life rested on a foundation of physical and metaphysical theory, the attract...

20

513 reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

aarwi

Furniture conservator/restorer

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates