Up And Down (And Up Again)

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You might say that failing may disqualify one from achieving the Stoic perspective, but Piotr Stankiewicz posits that getting back up after failing is more important to Stoic beliefs. Although it pursues perfection of virtue, Stoicism emphasises the importance of self-improvement and repetition, along with a healthy acknowledgement that perfection may be unattainable. This is precisely why Stankiewicz thinks that failing matches up to the Stoic perspective, and that Stoicism is not for those who have never failed, instead it is for those who wish to get back up again. Read full article here

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