Lesson: The World is a Neutral Place
It is our judgements that create the sensation of "good" or "bad"
In this short less, I recap a fundamental principle of Stoicism:
It is not events that disturb us, but our opinion of them.
While this may not be a new idea to you, if it hasn’t yet clicked into your day-to-day mode of operating in a deep way, it should be reminded often until it does.
This lesson is simple, but its implications are profound.
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