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Things Not In Our Power are neither Good nor Bad

 

The Stoic doctrine that things not in our power are neither good nor bad can be deduced from a number of other core Stoic beliefs.

  1. Virtue is the only thing genuinely good, and vice is the only thing genuinely bad.

  2. The only things in our power are our beliefs and will.

  3. Virtue and vice are types of acts of will.

  4. Ergo, virtue and vice are in our power.

  5. Ergo, things not in our power are neither good nor bad.



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Grant Sterling (2005). "Core Stoicism." International Stoic Forum.





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