Meditations

Meditations

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Meditations is a series of personal writings byMarcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161–180 CE,setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy. Thesewritings take the form of quotations varying in lengthfrom one sentence to long paragraphs.A central theme to “Meditations” is to analyze yourjudgment of self and others and developing a cosmicperspective. As he said “You have the power to stripaway many superfluous troubles located wholly in yourjudgment, and to possess a large room for yourselfembracing in thought the whole cosmos, to considereverlasting time, to think of the rapid change in theparts of each thing, of how short it is from birth untildissolution, and how the void before birth and that afterdissolution are equally infinite.”show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.14mm | 272.15g
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • 1507544197
  • 9781507544198

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