Jackson Weako, PhD

Nov 14, 2021

7 min read

As a Stoic, You Need to Accept the Dark Side of Stoicism

As a Stoic, you need to embrace the dark stuff of Stoic philosophy.

As Epictetus put it beautifully,

“Philosophy does not promise to secure anything external for man, otherwise it would be admitting something that lies beyond its proper subject-matter. For as the material of the carpenter is wood, and that of statuary bronze, so the…