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Kevin Smith
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane. Marcus Aurelius
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane. Marcus Aurelius
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Stoicon 2017

Stoicon is an annual international conference on applying Stoic philosophy to modern life, organized by Modern Stoicism. It’s now in its fourth year. Stoicon 2017 is scheduled for Saturday 14th October, and will take place in Toronto, Canada.

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Stoicon-x Toronto

Stoicon-x Toronto will be held on October 15th, the day after Stoicon 2017. You don't need to be attending the main Stoicon 2017 conference to come to this. It's a completely separate event, organized by some of the same people.

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America's Two Worlds

The author's point seems right on to me. The trend seems obvious if you've been alive long enough. It accurate, and I believe it is, we can expect social upheaval at some point. We can stop the trend, but like climate change there isn't going to be the political will or awareness needed.

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Stoicism

Nice summary of Stoicism.

#stoicism

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Megan Phelps-Roper: I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church.
Here's why I left https://go.ted.com/CyvS

She has some surprisingly good insights. 

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The Flu is dangerous!

Get your flu shots early in the season. If you don't know why you should, read this story.

How my daughter died from a simple case of flu
http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/02/health/unseen-enemy-deadly-influenza-epidemic-gwen-zwanziger/index.html

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Stoicon 2017

Stoicon 2017 is scheduled for Saturday 14thOctober, and will take place in Toronto, Canada. 

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Sign this petition

It's only fair. They need some skin in the game.

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New Survey Shows Religious Tolerance is Increasing

Some surprising results given the current climate. A bit of good news for a change.

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3D Printed House

This is a game changer for affordable housing. The house pictured below was tested on-site in 24 houses at a cost of $10,000.
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