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September 2020

Project Stoicism: On failing

Yesterday I failed to live up to stoic ideals by becoming angry at a colleague. The situation was the following: The colleague in question had last week loudly proclaimed that they were not willing to do any extra work concerning working with the new computer system and remote teaching tools …

Stoicism, Because Humanity Does Not Change That Quickly

One may rightly wonder, if the teachings of a school of philosophy that was founded about 2300 years ago are still relevant today. 2300 years is a speck in evolutionary time and we as a species have not changed much. We still face the same problems, behave in the very …