A Stoic Wouldn’t Play the Squid Game

A Stoic Wouldn’t Play the Squid Game by Konstantin Pavliouts Stoicism is a philosophy that calls for great self-control, concerning one’s thoughts, emotions, and actions. This is not a matter of making a simple intellectual decision. Rather, it demands practice, and role models are particularly helpful in inspiring practice. The Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher…

Russian Doll, Fate, and Stoic Acceptance

Russian Doll, Fate, and Stoic Acceptance RK Taylor   The Netflix original series Russian Doll tells the story of Nadia, a video game programmer who repeatedly dies through a hodgepodge of unfortunate and inevitable circumstances. After each death, she wakes anew at the same point in spacetime: a bathroom during the night of her 36th birthday. After her…