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#5 TAKE ACTION – THE TRUE PHILOSOPHER IS A WARRIOR OF THE MIND

#5 TAKE ACTION – THE TRUE PHILOSOPHER IS A WARRIOR OF THE MIND

For the Stoics it’s not enough to think about how to live one’s own life, but to actually go out in the world and practice its ideas. You must earn the Good Life by taking the right actions.

You should not be satisfied with learning of abstract ideas about how to live one’s life, but you must vigorously apply those ideas. Talk and knowledge are cheap and useless if not applied.

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