One main purposes for Stoicism Today is fostering a lively community of inquiry and discussion about all matters Stoic, particularly those that have to do with contemporary applications, resources, and interpretations of Stoicism. The comments section provides a forum where some of those conversations, discussions, and debates take place.
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