The Daily Stoic

It’s a Double Standard, but So What?

September 10, 2020 Daily Stoic Season 3 Episode 267
The Daily Stoic
It’s a Double Standard, but So What?
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The Daily Stoic
It’s a Double Standard, but So What?
Sep 10, 2020 Season 3 Episode 267
Daily Stoic

"The Stoics were hard on themselves. No question about it. They knew what was right and they insisted on holding themselves to that. They were absolutists. Even if it meant death. Even if it meant avoidable suffering. Even if it meant passing on acceptable pleasures."

But as Ryan explains, the Stoics judged themselves by a double standard—the results of which he talks about on today's Daily Stoic Podcast.

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Show Notes

"The Stoics were hard on themselves. No question about it. They knew what was right and they insisted on holding themselves to that. They were absolutists. Even if it meant death. Even if it meant avoidable suffering. Even if it meant passing on acceptable pleasures."

But as Ryan explains, the Stoics judged themselves by a double standard—the results of which he talks about on today's Daily Stoic Podcast.

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