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The Highest Good: An Introduction To The 4 Stoic Virtues

Virtues Of Stoics: Wisdom

Wisdom is the space between the event and the response. The power to choose good or bad, recognizing the reality of the event and responding with complete awareness and rationality is called wisdom.

It is the way one puts knowledge in implementation mode, guiding one towards the right action.

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