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Tag Archives: Stoicism
Something Sebastian Marshall said to me a long while back has really stuck with me: sleep on concrete. Anyone who has travelled a lot has literally done this at least once. Baggage handlers go on strike and the airport shuts … Continue reading
A plant which is frequently moved never grows strong. People who spend their whole life traveling abroad end up having plenty of places where they can find hospitality but no real friendships. We place a big emphasis, and not wrongly, … Continue reading
It’s dark out. Your windows are steamed over, caused by the temperature differential between your warm bedroom and the cold morning. Your alarm clock trips, and your favorite song blasts from it speakers. You wake up, stumble out of bed, … Continue reading
It’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own. – Marcus Aurelius, Book 7, ¶ 71 The ironic bit is, once you do escape some your own faults, you unthinkingly tend … Continue reading