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Seneca, as a ‘reformed sinner’, and a man of public office, has seen that the strict ideals of self-sufficiency and apathetic restraint will never be embraced by the common people. Cicero second, because he concerned himself with the great social and political topics of his day.
Redeemer of humanity, slaughterer of comfortable existences; it can either save or destroy a man, but it can hardly leave him untouched.
It is time w reclaim our true heritage. The critics have a point. Seneca is one of the reasons why. It makes no difference at what point you stop. One is tempted to consider Seneca a closet Epicurean. The man whom you should admire and imitate is the one who finds it a joy to live and in spite of that is not reluctant to die.
Seneca outlines how we must first test and judge people we consider as senneca friends, but once we become friends with someone, then an abiding and complete trust is required. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor, the ruler of the known worldand yet he embraced the Stoic ideals like no other, feeling repulsion for his own political power and trying to rule Rome in acc I have to admit, I started this book with some hesitations.
While Montaigne and Emerson are mercurial, wracked by self-doubt, driven by contrary tides of emotion, Seneca is calm, self-composed, confident.
Devote yourself entirely to her. Certain passages seem almost lifted from Seneca.
Cartas a Lucilio – Séneca
It is in these sections, of plain, friendly advice, that I think Seneca is at his best. I found some of the down-to-earth descriptions—for example, of the Roman lcilio interesting than the philosophical homilies. Whatever is true is my property. And there is no state of slavery more disgraceful than one which is self-imposed.
This makes for a strange combination of boring paragraphs and quotable sentences.
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He gets down to fundamental aspects of the human condition. I was saying goodbye to a very dear friend who I not only felt that I had come to know intimately over the past weeks, but to someone whose philosophies resonated with my own on various topics, and also at the seneva fundamental levels.
Meditations is a self-examination and self-exhortation, while Seneca’s letters are Advices to a Friend.
Fabulous writing, I think I blushed unbeckoned during the blushing scene, and stop trying to get us all to give up oysters, they are both erotic and have the potential to profit a pearl or two. Which is one of the key principles of Chinese taoists as well.
This is by no means an all inclusive list but is Seneca on some important topics: He can help you to stop and think about the best way to live your life. But, that is not entirely correct. Trivia About Letters from a Stoic. I found myself in agreement with many of his ideals though to a lesser degree than I did with Marcus Aurelius.
If you set a high value on her, everything else must be valued a little. Glory is an empty and fleeting thing, lighter than air.
Cartas a Lucilio by Seneca
It’s actually quite hilarious. How does this compare to Meditations, is it similar to the Meditations in writing where lufilio are statements rather than arguments or the opposite? The book is profoundly insightful, it calls you to action, and it has that ‘quit your whining–this is life’ attitude that so defines the Roman Stoics. Very luclio in our modern world; although, chances are we will not be banished to another country, many of us will one day be banished to a nursing home.
Also very forward thinking in regards to slavery I must say. The annoying parts are Seneca’s old-people-opinions, some of which are: He can touch your spirit. Those of this persuasion will be happy to find a forerunner and a sage in Seneca. And of these ‘helpful pieces of teaching’ the letters are lucilii.
Death is not an evil. Most apparent here is this philosophical summum bonum of Happiness its pursuit. What I am saying is to take away what is good and take not what is not.
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