Marcus Aurelius: Pleasure & pain

Stoics and Epicureans have serious disagreements about pleasure and pain. Marcus Aurelius articulates why the Stoic view is best for human flourishing. From Meditations by Marcus Aurelius Don’t fear pain or seek pleasure The human soul degrades itself when it is overpowered by pleasure or pain (2.16). To fear pain is to fear something that’s bound toContinue reading “Marcus Aurelius: Pleasure & pain”