#8: Empathy vs. Rational Compassion: Part 3: Examples of Empathy Causing Harm
November 11, 2017
The arguments as to why empathy is problematic as a moral compass and ought to be replaced with ratonal compassion are not mere theoretical hair-splittings. History has actually demonstrated disasters wrought when decisions are driven by emotional empathy.
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#5: Stoicism – Personal Power for Transgender Folk
September 8, 2017
One group of people for whom Stoicism can be a very powerful philosophy is those, such as myself, who are on the transgender spectrum.
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#4 Locus of Control – The Onion Will Model
September 1, 2017
In the ancient Stoic texts, the only things mentioned as being beyond our control are things outside of the mind. However, modern understanding requires us to accept that even some things within our mind aren't ours to command. The best way to reconcile this knowledge with the essentials of Stoicism involves visualizing the Locus of Control as being an onion - that meaning that it has layers.
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Meta-Ascetic Journaling – What it Means and Why Do it
March 27, 2017
In the effort to neurodiversify Stoicism, a meta-ascetic journal can be a great tool for Stoics to help themselves and one another discover the ascetic regimens that best fit them.
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Ingraining Stoicism with a Meditation Journal
January 15, 2017
Possibly the most time-honored of all the ingraining techniques used in Stoicism is the use of a meditative journal - of which the most classic examples are the twelve books written by the Roman emperor, Marcus Aurelius, in the last decade of his life.
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Release: Using the Death Beads – First-and-a-Half Edition
December 12, 2016
The First-and-a-Half Edition of Using the Death Beads is not about any change in content from the First Edition - but rather, about improved formatting of the e-book itself.
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