884 – Should I be a Stoic?

Does this thought come to you often? It does to me. When I am hurt or upset by someone or something, I respond and not try to react.

Dear ones, Epictetus wrote,

If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, ‘He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.’

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