My Thoughts

It is late and my thoughts are all over the map, just as they have been all day today: too much information, I suppose. First, this morning I ran across this from the Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus (50-135 AD). Interesting tidbit, Epictetus was born a slave in present day Pamukkale, Turkey, lived in Rome until they kicked him out, then lived in Nicopolis Greece for the rest of his life. Anyway, he is known to have said, “If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.” Hard to argue with that, especially these days, although it is becoming increasingly difficult to laugh at all the lies and smears and blasphemous expletives that are used as weapons to destroy good and honest people.

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