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Month: April 2017
FAQ: Ascesis – doesn’t that mean depriving myself of something?
April 2, 2017
No. While ascesis can indeed involve self-deprivation, and every Stoic makes some ascetic use of self-deprivation, the definition of ascesis doesn't inherently include deprivation of any kind.
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