It’s natural for most of us to spend time descending into worry about our reputation: what if we are accused of something, what if we are ostracised, mocked and cancelled? A useful way out of the panic was suggested many centuries ago by the Stoic thinkers of Ancient Greece and Rome.
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“It’s natural for most of us to spend time worrying about our reputation: what others think of us, whether we are deemed good or bad by the community…
This can quickly become a painful topic, and our thoughts can descend into bonfires of worry: what if we are accused of something, what if we are ostracised and mocked, what about if we become a pariah?
A useful way out of the panic was suggested many centuries ago by the Stoic thinkers of Ancient Greece and Rome. They suggested that we divide the topic of reputation into two.
On the one hand, who we are and what we think of ourselves.
And on the other: what other people may decide to declare or say about us.”
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