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The Proper Way to Grieve for a Child: Cicero’s Example

In advising us on how to respond when we encounter someone who has lost a child or suffered an equally calamitous loss, the stoic philosopher, Epictetus said, “Don’t reduce yourself to his level, and certainly do not moan with him. … Continue reading

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